Tag Archive: Snapdragon


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…]

What you need to know about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

A mid-season refresh is bringing a “built for gaming” upgrade of the Snapdragon 855. Do you need one? Does anyone?

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855+, calling it a “new force to be reckoned with, unlocking maximum power and performance for mobile gaming.” Those are some awesome buzzwords designed to get people curious about or in the market for “a force to be reckoned with” very interested and it works. I’m interested, and I’m sure I’m not  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A3 unveiled with Snapdragon 665 chipset, triple rear cameras

There is no “Lite” version this time around.

What you need to know Xiaomi Mi A3 has finally been made official. Just as expected, the Android One smartphone is identical to the Mi CC9e when it comes to hardware specifications. The smartphone will soon go on sale in Spain for 249 euros.

Xiaomi today took the wraps off the Mi A3 Android One smartphone at an event held in Spain. Unsurprisingly, the Mi A3 is just a  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10 series will not have the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus chip

The international versions of the Galaxy Note 10 will feature Samsung’s new 7nm Exynos 9825 chipset.

What you need to know WinFuture has reported that the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 will not use Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus units sold in the U.S. will instead come with the older Snapdragon 855 chipset. In most international markets, the Galaxy Note 10 series will be powered by Samsung’s 7nm  [Read More…]