Galaxy S25’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 is coming in October 2024

At MWC 2024, Qualcomm’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Don McGuire, announced that the company will unveil the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit in October 2024. Along with that, he also revealed that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 will feature the company’s custom CPU core, called Orion, which is also used […]

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VP of XR at Qualcomm leaving company ahead of Samsung’s XR headset launch

Qualcomm’s Vice President of XR business division, Hugo Swart, has announced that he is leaving the company. This is an important time for the company, as Qualcomm is looking at major XR headset launches, including Samsung’s first XR headset, in the coming months. Qualcomm’s VP of XR leaving the company at a crucial moment Hugo […]

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Qualcomm showcases on-device AI running on phones, laptops, cars, and more

Qualcomm showcased AI running natively on all kinds of devices at the ongoing MWC 2024 expo in Barcelona, Spain. It also displayed all the AI-related solutions it developed over the past year. It also showcased all the commercially available products that are using Qualcomm’s solutions to offer AI features. Qualcomm AI Hub supports 75+ AI […]

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Qualcomm FastConnect 7900 brings AI-optimized proximity experiences

Qualcomm has introduced new connectivity chips at MWC 2024, including the FastConnect 7900, which is the first to integrate Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 7, and Ultra Wideband technologies on a single chip. This will enable devices powered by this chip to provide low latency, high-performance, and low-power connectivity. The new chip also leverages the power of artificial […]

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MWC 2024 : Qualcomm dévoile son nouveau modem Snapdragon X80

Image : Qualcomm. A l’occasion du Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024, qui se tient cette semaine à Barcelone, Qualcomm a dévoilé son nouveau modem-RF 5G, le Snapdragon X80. Le nouveau modem sera bientôt déployé dans diverses catégories de produits, des smartphones aux PC, en passant par tous les appareils de réalité étendue (XR), l’automobile et l’IoT (internet […]

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Qualcomm flexes generative AI muscles in Snapdragon X Elite vs Intel Core Ultra test, and it now has an AI Hub to help developers

What you need to know Qualcomm AI Hub just launched, giving developers access to over 75 AI models that are optimized to run on Qualcomm processors. Those models can be used to perform on-device AI tasks, such as image generation, voice recognition, and real-time translation. Running AI models on a device rather than relying on […]

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Snapdragon X80 : Qualcomm mise tout sur l’IA pour nos smartphones et ça peut tout changer

À l’occasion du MWC 2024 à Barcelone, Qualcomm vient de présenter ce que nous réserve le futur de la connectivité sur smartphone, en introduisant notamment un tout nouveau modem que l’on retrouvera dans certains smartphones dès la fin de l’année. Crédit : 123RF Qualcomm a officiellement levé le voile sur le Snapdragon X80, son tout […]

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Qualcomm announces X80 5G modem, FastConnect 7900 connectivity system

Qualcomm’s latest flagship 5G modem is all about pairing blazing-fast 5G speeds with AI and expanding support for satellite connectivity. The X80 5G modem is the maker’s seventh generation 5G modem for smartphones, extended reality (XR) devices, PCs, vehicles and industrial IoT devices and features a dedicated AI processor. Qualcomm’s latest flagship Snapdragon modem boasts […]

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Some Snapdragon 8 Gen 5 chips rumored to be made by Samsung

Ever since Qualcomm abandoned Samsung Foundry for TSMC after the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 fiasco, the company hasn’t looked back. Three of its next-generation chips—Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, and Snapdragon 8 Gen 3—are made by TSMC. However, the company might come back to Samsung Foundry if rumors are to be believed. […]

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Samsung may have received order from Qualcomm to make prototype 2nm chip

Samsung Electronics and TSMC are competing to get clients for their 2nm chip fabrication processes. While Samsung didn’t get clients other than its own System LSI business for its 3nm process, it is hoping to compete with TSMC in a better way with its 2nm process, and it may have received a potential client in […]

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Snapdragon X Elite laptops arriving with next version of Windows in mid-2024

Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon X Elite, the company’s latest flagship chipset for Windows-powered PCs, in October 2023. Back then, Qualcomm said that manufacturers would launch products powered by this SoC in mid-2024. Now, the company has reiterated the timeline for the launch of PCs powered by the Snapdragon X Elite along with revealing some interesting […]

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon X Elite PCs will launch with the “next version of Windows” in June

What you need to know Qualcomm has confirmed that the first Snapdragon X Elite PCs will launch alongside the next version of Windows in mid-2024. These PCs will be the first to ship with the upcoming Germanium platform release of Windows. Microsoft isn’t expected to begin rolling out the next version of Windows until September/October […]

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MediaTek trying to steal Samsung from Qualcomm with juicy discounts

Being the world’s largest Android smartphone manufacturer means that Samsung ships an insane number of phones every year. If you could get one of your products into its devices that would certainly be a big win for your business. So it’s hardly surprising to hear that MediaTek is offering Samsung a special discount on its […]

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Samsung signs multi-year deal with Qualcomm for Snapdragon chips

Samsung used the Snapdragon chip in all its high-end phones last year. This year, though, the company used the Snapdragon chip only in the Galaxy S24 Ultra, while the Galaxy S24 and the Galaxy S24+ used Exynos chips in most countries. In the coming years, Samsung will keep using Snapdragon chips in its flagship phones, […]

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Apple and Qualcomm extend 5G modem deal through 2027

Qualcomm shared its Q1 2024 earnings report which revealed $9.92 billion in revenues and $2.77 billion in net income, both of which surpassed earlier estimates. During the earnings call, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon revealed another interesting fact – Apple and Qualcomm have extended their 5G modem licensing deal through March 2027. In our QTL business, […]

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Apple Extends Modem Licensing Deal With Qualcomm Through March 2027

Apple has extended its modem chip licensing agreement with Qualcomm through March 2027, Qualcomm said today during its first earnings call of 2024. Apple’s existing agreement has now been extended for two years, so we can expect to see Qualcomm modems in the next several iPhone generations. Apple has been working on developing its own […]

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 : Qualcomm pourrait de nouveau avancer la date de lancement

Le Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 pourrait suivre les traces de son prédécesseur en sortant encore plus tôt que d’habitude. C’est ce que suggère le leaker Digital Chat Station, généralement très bien informé sur le constructeur. Cela signifie que le Xiaomi 15 pourrait être le premier smartphone à bénéficier du prochain processeur le plus puissant du monde. En 2022, […]

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In Genshin Impact gaming test, Exynos 2400 performs as good as Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

After using a Snapdragon chip exclusively last year for the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung brought back Exynos chips this year for the Galaxy S24. So, some consumers naturally had doubts regarding the performance of the Exynos 2400 processor, going by the poor track record of previous-generation Exynos chips in terms of performance, thermal throttling, overheating, […]

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Exynos 2400 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 3: What’s different?

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S24 series last night. After exclusively using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors in Galaxy S23 phones last year, the company has brought back in-house Exynos chips this year. The Exynos 2400 is used in the Galaxy S24 and the Galaxy S24+ in most countries worldwide. In Canada, China, and the US, the same […]

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Exynos 2400 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 3: What’s different?

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S24 series last night. After exclusively using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors in Galaxy S23 phones last year, the company has brought back in-house Exynos chips this year. The Exynos 2400 is used in the Galaxy S24 and the Galaxy S24+ in most countries worldwide. In Canada, China, and the US, the same […]

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