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Samsung’s new Exynos 850 raises the bar for budget-focused mobile chipsets

The chip is designed for smartphones, tablets, wearables, and IoT devices.

What you need to know Samsung has shed more light on the specifications of its new Exynos 850 mobile processor. It is the first 8nm mobile processor that is designed for budget phones. The first phone to feature the new chip is the Galaxy A21s, which was announced last month.

Samsung introduced a new Galaxy A series phone called the A21s last month, featuring an Exynos  [Read More…]

Samsung will fabricate Qualcomm’s next 5G chipsets

But it won’t be the only foundry making Qualcomm’s newest modem.

What you need to know Sources tell Reuters Samsung has won Qualcomm business to produce the next-gen X60 modem. Samsung will manufacture the chipset on its 5-nanometer process foundry.

TSMC, which likely produced the X55, will share business with Samsung this time.

Qualcomm’s freshly-announced 5G modem, the next-generation X60 chipset, will be produced by Samsung on its 5-nanometer process foundry, according to company sources speaking to  [Read More…]

MediaTek announces Helio G70 and G80 chipsets for affordable gaming phones

They will soon appear in budget gaming phones in the Indian market.

What you need to know MediaTek has announced two new mid-range gaming-focused mobile chipsets – Helio G70 and Helio G80. Both new chipsets are built on a 12nm process and come with an ARM Mali-G52 class GPU running at up to 950 MHz. They use a pair of ARM Cortex-A75 CPUs, along with six Cortex-A55 cores.

In July last year, Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek introduced its  [Read More…]

Samsung to use AMD’s Radeon graphics IP in its Exynos chipsets

Samsung signs a multi-year partnership with AMD to use Radeon graphics in its mobile SoCs.

What you need to know Samsung inks multi-year deal to license AMD’s Radeon graphics IP. The deal involves Samsung paying AMD a technology license fee and royalties. Get ready to see significant graphics improvements in upcoming Exynos chipsets.

Samsung has made some pretty significant strides in recent years with its line of in-house Exynos chipsets, and the South Korean manufacturer is now  [Read More…]

Qualcomm sets date for event unveiling new Wear OS chipsets

The future for Wear OS will be unveiled on September 10.

Anyone who’s curious about the future of smartwatches running on Wear OS will want to circle September 10th on the calendar. That’s the day that Qualcomm will formally announce its new processing platform for smartwatches.

Hmmm. Just got a save-the-date from Qualcomm. Wonder what’s happening September 10? pic.twitter.com/HVeJrVSo2k

— Michael Fisher (@theMrMobile) August 7, 2018

As we’ve previously reported, this announcement is  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s upcoming 5G-enabled Snapdragon chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node

Qualcomm is ready to make the switch to 7nm with Samsung’s help.

Qualcomm detailed its 5G plans late last year with the introduction of the X50, its first 5G-enabled modem for smartphones. The company has now announced that it is partnering with Samsung over its next-generation Snapdragon chipsets with 5G capabilities. The upcoming chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node, a huge leap forward that sees the introduction of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.

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Vector 48: 64-bit, ART, Android Extension Pack, and the state of the chipsets

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology, past, present, and future. On this week’s show, Anand Shimpi of AnandTech joins Rene to talk about 64-bit processors, mobile GPUs, ART, Extension Pack, Swift, Metal, camera and battery technology, and more!

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