Tag Archive: Snapdragon


Qualcomm President confirms Snapdragon 855 for the Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

The Google Pixel 4 series will not feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855+ chipset.

What you need to know Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon has confirmed in a tweet that Google’s Pixel 4 series smartphones will feature the company’s Snapdragon 855 chipset. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be officially unveiled at the ‘Made by Google’ event in New York City later today. Both smartphones will feature 90Hz AMOLED displays, 6GB of RAM, and dual rear cameras.  [Read More…]

Realme will soon launch its first Snapdragon 855 Plus-powered smartphone

The Realme X2 Pro will be the company’s very first smartphone to be powered by a flagship Snapdragon 800 series chipset.

What you need to know A Pro variant of the Realme X2 with a Snapdragon 855+ chipset under the hood is on the way. The device is codenamed “Super Samurai.” A specific launch time frame has not been confirmed yet.

Chinese phone maker Realme introduced the Realme X2 last week, featuring slightly more impressive tech specs  [Read More…]

Movado Connect 2.0 launches with Snapdragon Wear 3100 and 1GB RAM for $495

Comes in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold finishes.

What you need to know The Movado Connect 2.0 is official and you can pre-order it starting today. It runs the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and comes in 40mm and 42mm sizes. Prices start at $ 495 but can reach $ 795 depending on the finish and band you choose.

If you were holding out hope for a Pixel Watch this year,  [Read More…]

Motorola One Zoom tipped to sport Snapdragon 675, special Alexa integration

Despite being part of Motorola’s One series, the One Zoom may not be an Android One device.

What you need to know A new leak claims the upcoming Motorola One Zoom will run on Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 675 processor. The mid-range Android smartphone will have Alexa integration as well but will not be part of the Android One program. In Europe, the Motorola One Zoom will reportedly be priced at €399 ($ 446).

A report published by  [Read More…]

Nubia Z20 flagship announced with Snapdragon 855+ and two AMOLED displays

The Nubia Z20 starts at 3,499 yuan ($ 496) in China.

What you need to know Nubia Z20 is the brand’s first flagship smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset. The smartphone features a notch-less 6.42-inch AMOLED display and a smaller 5.1-inch secondary display on the back. It is slated to go on sale in select international markets next month.

ZTE’s Nubia sub-brand has taken the wraps off its latest flagship Android smartphone –  [Read More…]

QualPwn is a new exploit for Snapdragon chips, here’s what you need to know

An exploit in Qualcomm’s chips could let an attacker compromise your phone, but it’s been fixed in the latest Android Security Patch.

Your phone is built from a myriad of assorted parts, and many of them are “smart” and have their own built-in processors and firmware. That means there are plenty of places for bugs or vulnerabilities to be found that would allow a bad actor to have access to things they shouldn’t. The companies who make  [Read More…]

Fossil announces Gen 5 Wear OS smartwatch with Snapdragon Wear 3100

The watch also includes GPS, NFC, and a speaker.

What you need to know The Gen 5 Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch has been announced. It’s powered by Wear OS and includes NFC, GPS, 3 ATM waterproofing, and a speaker. You can buy the Gen 5 watch right now for $ 295.

Fossil, one of the few brands that remains committed to Wear OS watches, has just unveiled the latest entry in its lineup — the Gen 5 Fossil  [Read More…]

Black Shark 2 Pro is here with Snapdragon 855+ and 12GB RAM

Apart from a few minor upgrades, the new Black Shark 2 Pro is very similar to its predecessor.

What you need to know Black Shark 2 Pro is a minor upgrade over the Black Shark 2 launch earlier this year. The smartphone runs on the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus and upgraded UFS 3.0 storage for improved performance. It will go on sale in China on August 2 for a starting price of $ 435.

Xiaomi had launched  [Read More…]

Moto E6 specs: Snapdragon 435, 13MP camera, 3000mAh removable battery

With the Moto E6, Motorola is bringing back removable batteries.

Following the Moto G7 series, Motorola is turning its attention to the entry-level space with the Moto E6. The phone retains the same basic desgin as its predecessor, but comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset. There’s also a P2i coating that should provide some level of protection against the odd splash of water.

Otherwise, the Moto E6 is a modest upgrade over the Moto E5. It  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 10 might have the Snapdragon 855+ after all

This contradicts a report from last week.

What you need to know A reliable source says that the Galaxy Note 10 uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855+ CPU. This contradicts a report from last week saying it’d use the older 855. Other specs, such as a 4,300 mAh for the Note 10+, are also confirmed.

In just about two weeks, Samsung will take the wraps off of the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. The rumor mill is chugging  [Read More…]