Samsung to use Snapdragon chips until in-house processors are ready for prime time

It has been rumored over the past year that Samsung will exclusively use a Snapdragon processor in the Galaxy S23 series. A few months ago, a Qualcomm executive confirmed that its processors would power more Galaxy smartphones in the future. Now, a report claims that Samsung will keep using Snapdragon chips until its improved Exynos […]

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Voici les concurrents d’Apple en 2023

Apple n’est jamais présent au CES, tout comme dans les autres salons tech. Pourtant, je n’ai pas pu m’empêcher de faire des comparaisons entre ce que les autres entreprises annonçaient et ce qui existait déjà chez Apple. De la communication par satellite aux écrans 5K, en passant par le système de recharge MagSafe, ces nouvelles […]

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Samsung will continue to use special Snapdragon chip next year

For the first time in history, Samsung will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset in all its Galaxy S series smartphones (Galaxy S23) sold worldwide. And this change comes after years of disappointments with its in-house Exynos processors. However, Samsung isn’t using the same Snapdragon chip everyone else uses. The South Korean firm will use a […]

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Vous aurez demain un satphone, un smartphone connecté aux satellites

Communiquer en haute montagne ou en plein désert est jusqu’à présent le privilège de professionnels aguerris ou d’utilisateurs fortunés. La téléphonie par satellite exige de s’équiper de terminaux plus lourds que les smartphones classiques et dotés d’une antenne externe, inesthétique, rappelant la toute première génération de GSM. Le ticket d’entrée est élevé. Sans compter les […]

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75% of Galaxy S fans want the Galaxy S23, here’s why!

The Exynos vs Snapdragon debate has been going on for a long time. Samsung’s in-house chips have failed to match up to the standards set by Qualcomm in recent years. It got so bad three years back that Samsung apologized to customers and vowed to do better, and the result was the Galaxy S21 series’ […]

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Here’s what Samsung calls Galaxy S23’s special Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip

Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor a few months ago, but Samsung was nowhere to be seen in the company’s official list of partners. A few days later, it was revealed that Samsung would use a special version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in the Galaxy S23 lineup, and that appears to […]

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Samsung trumps Apple in average 5G speeds in the US

5G has been prevalent in smartphones in the US and other key markets over the past couple of years. But which brand sells the best smartphones in terms of 5G connectivity and performance? Ookla, the company behind the famous SpeedTest app, has released a list showing which brands and smartphones delivered the best 5G quality […]

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Just In: Old Exynos chip beats newest Snapdragon in raytracing performance!

Samsung’s first smartphone chipset in partnership with AMD, the Exynos 2200, supports raytracing. It is a new graphics rendering method that calculates how light rays travel to offer a more accurate representation of lights, shadows, and reflections. However, there was no way to measure the Exynos 2200’s raytracing performance back then. A recently released benchmark […]

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Apple veut en finir avec les puces Broadcom et Qualcomm

À partir de 2025, Apple prévoit de remplacer les puces Broadcom présentes dans ses appareils par des puces fabriquées en interne, selon Bloomberg News. Une manière de mettre la main sur les composants qui assurent la connectivité Wi-Fi et Bluetooth de ses appareils. Les puces maison d’Apple remplaceraient également à terme les puces Qualcomm, qui […]

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Apple to Start Transitioning Away From Qualcomm Modem Chips in Late 2024 or 2025

Apple wants to start replacing the Qualcomm modem chips that it uses in iPhones as soon as 2024, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Apple has been working on in-house modem chip technology for several years now, with the aim of reducing its reliance on Qualcomm. Apple initially wanted to introduce its own modem […]

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Qualcomm is bringing iPhone-like emergency SMS to Android phones this year

When Apple introduced a satellite-powered emergency texting feature with the iPhone 14 series, everyone lauded it. Samsung is also rumored to bring the satellite SMS feature with the Galaxy S23 series. Well, at CES 2023, Qualcomm announced that its Snapdragon Satellite feature will bring an emergency SMS feature to Android smartphones. In an official blog, Qualcomm […]

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Satellite for Android, and it’s not just for emergencies

Apple introduced emergency satellite connectivity with its iPhone 14 models last fall, and obviously Android devices couldn’t be far behind. Today at CES Qualcomm announced Snapdragon Satellite, a two-way satellite messaging service that will be available on “next-generation premium Android smartphones”. This is made possible through a partnership with Iridium, which operates a 66-strong Low […]

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Qualcomm to Bring Satellite Connectivity to Android Smartphones

Qualcomm today announced plans to bring satellite-based connectivity to next-generation Android smartphones, giving smartphone manufacturers like Samsung and Google a way to compete with the Emergency SOS via Satellite feature that Apple rolled out alongside the iPhone 14 models. Snapdragon Satellite is a two-way satellite-based messaging solution provided through satellite company Iridium. Qualcomm says support […]

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Qualcomm lance Snapdragon Satellite pour Android, une copie conforme des appels d’urgence d’Apple

A l’occasion du CES 2023 de Las Vegas, Qualcomm vient de présenter Snapdragon Satellite. Développée en partenariat avec Iridium, il s’agit d’une solution de messagerie bidirectionnelle par satellite. Pensée pour équiper les smartphones Android haut de gamme sous Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (dans un premier temps), Snapdragon Satellite s’apparente à une réponse directe à Apple […]

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Apple Likely to Be Only Major Device Maker With 3nm Chips in 2023 As Qualcomm Reportedly ‘Caught In a Dilemma’

Apple could be one of the only major device makers in 2023 to adopt the newer and more advanced 3nm process technology, as Qualcomm and MediaTek are unclear on whether the newer process is worth it. According to a report by DigiTimes, Qualcomm and MediaTek, two of the largest chip makers, remain unsure on whether […]

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Use this Intel app to sync your Android, iPhone with Windows 11 PC

While you can link your Android phone with your Windows 11 PC, including your Galaxy laptop, through Microsoft’s Phone Link app, there wasn’t any way to link an iPhone to your Windows PC. Well, Intel now has a solution for it. Intel has announced the Unison app for Android, iOS, and Windows, which will allow […]

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Samsung could manufacture some Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chips

After heating and throttling issues surrounding Samsung-manufactured chips like the Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Qualcomm awarded the production of the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to TSMC. This was a big loss for Samsung’s foundry business, but it looks like the company will soon get a chance […]

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Galaxy Book 2 Go is here with Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 processor

After unveiling a newer version of the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 laptop with a more powerful processor (Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3), Samsung has launched the Galaxy Book 2 Go with a newer chipset. This ARM-based Windows laptop succeeds last year’s Galaxy Book Go and brings a newer and more powerful Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon […]

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Qualcomm’s breakthrough 12-core processor could come to Samsung laptops

Some Samsung laptops come equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. Yesterday, the company unveiled a newer version of the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chipset, which has a 60% more powerful GPU than the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 used in the Galaxy Book Go 2 5G. However, more powerful Qualcomm […]

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Samsung debuts a Snapdragon version of the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 laptop

Earlier this year, Samsung unveiled its high-end convertible laptop, the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360. It features Intel’s 12th Gen Core i5/i7 processor, a Super AMOLED display, and an S Pen. Today, the company has released a newer version of the laptop, and it features Qualcomm’s ARM-based processor. The ARM version of the Galaxy Book […]

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