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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4+ cooler and faster than predecessor

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 June 2017

Said to be three degrees cooler and 15% faster than Quick Charge 4. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm debuts new Snapdragon 660 and 630 chips

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2017

Say hello to the Qualcomm Snapdragon CPUs that will probably power your new mid-range devices going forward. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm unveils its second-gen Gigabit LTE smartphone modem

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2017

Despite being on its second iteration, Qualcomm's latest Gigabit LTE modem will not feature in a phone this year, but does serve up 1.2 Gbps download speeds. FULL STORY >

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Samsung keeping majority of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips for itself

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 January 2017

In a bid to keep ahead of its competitors, Samsung is reportedly saving the bulk of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip will up photography and VR performance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 January 2017

First detailed in November last year, full details on Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 chip are still unknown. It now appears as if photography and VR will play a big part in its performance. FULL STORY >

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Ericsson and Qualcomm first to demonstrate Gigabit class LTE in Africa using licensed spectrum

By Press Release 24 November 2016

‘Fibre over the air’ achieves downlink speeds over 900 Mbps. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm debuts new 10 nm Snapdragon 835 chip

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 November 2016

With transistors as small as a water molecule according to Qualcomm, the company unveils its latest mobile chipset - the Snapdragon 835. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm may release new 5G devices in first half of 2018

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 October 2016

Named the Snapdragon X50, Qualcomm details its first 5G-compatible modem. Debuted at their 4G/5G Summit, Qualcomm says X50-sporting smartphones could arrive in first half of 2018. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm will launch first Gigabit LTE class device in Australia this year

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 October 2016

Qualcomm, Netgear, Ericsson and Telstra partner to develop first-ever Gigabit LTE hotspot, set for launch in Australia next year. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm debuts new wearable chipset named Snapdragon Wear 1100

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 May 2016

Designed with fitness trackers and kids watches in mind, Qualcomm debuts its second range of wearable-specific chipsets. FULL STORY >

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Fast charging with USB-C won't melt your battery according to Qualcomm

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 April 2016

According to Qualcomm, any fears that smartphone fast charging technology and USB-C ports do not mix, do not apply to their fast charging solution. FULL STORY >

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10 reasons why 4G LTE matters to you

By Staff Writer 10 February 2016

The next time you step into a store to buy a smartphone, James Munn of Qualcomm wants you to consider a 4G/LTE device. Here, he offers 10 reasons why. FULL STORY >

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Unearthing the core of any good mobile experience with Qualcomm

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 September 2015

TechSmart recently chatted with Qualcomm's VP for Business Development (MEA), James Munn, to discuss the local chipset landscape and why it's a great time to be a consumer in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Why you should care about the chipset in your mobile device

By Staff Writer 31 July 2015

When buying a new smartphone, we consider the screen, camera and price, but James Munn of Qualcomm says the chipset should be of equal concern. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm to bring 64-bit chips to the masses via Snapdragon 410

By Hanleigh Daniels 10 December 2013

Qualcomm pulls the wraps off of its new Snapdragon 410 chipset, a 64-bit, LTE-enabled SoC destined for budget devices and the emerging market. FULL STORY >

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