Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

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The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in.

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Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details

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Qualcomm unveiled its new Snapdragon 835 at CES this week, with improved CPU clocks, an eight-core big.Little configuration, faster GPU, and improved 4K support.

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon 820 will deliver huge efficiency, performance boosts

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Qualcomm has begun to unveil the Kryo core at the heart of the Snapdragon 820. Is this the chip that puts the company back on top?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213383-qualcomm-snapdragon-820-will-deliver-huge-efficiency-performance-boosts

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Eight isn’t enough: MediaTek plans 10-core mobile SoC

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MediaTek’s 10-core SoC will compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 — because apparently phones now need more cores than 3D rendering stations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205066-eight-isnt-enough-mediatek-plans-10-core-mobile-soc

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Independent testing confirms the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 has a heat problem

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The Snapdragon 810 has been rumored to run hot and tests have demonstrated it’s no lie. The problem, however, isn’t just with Qualcomm’s chip — it’s the entire design philosophy behind thinner, lighter devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204093-independent-testing-confirms-qualcomms-snapdragon-810-has-a-heat-problem

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What Samsung dropping Qualcomm from the Galaxy S6 could mean for US customers

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Qualcomm has confirmed in its latest conference call that it lost a major OEM for the Snapdragon 810. Given that this was almost certainly Samsung, what does it mean for customers looking forward to the Galaxy S6?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/198542-what-samsung-dropping-qualcomm-from-the-galaxy-s6-could-mean-for-us-customers

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Samsung reportedly drops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 from upcoming Galaxy S6, LG claims SoC is fine [UPDATED]

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Samsung is reportedly dropping the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 in favor of its own Exynos solutions. The Qualcomm chip, according to rumor, is running too hot for the upcoming mobile device.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/197933-too-hot-to-handle-samsung-reportedly-drops-qualcomm-from-upcoming-galaxy-s6

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Samsung reportedly drops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 from upcoming Galaxy S6, LG claims SoC is fine [UPDATED]

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Samsung is reportedly dropping the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 in favor of its own Exynos solutions. The Qualcomm chip, according to rumor, is running too hot for the upcoming mobile device.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/197933-too-hot-to-handle-samsung-reportedly-drops-qualcomm-from-upcoming-galaxy-s6

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Snapdragon 805 benchmarked: Krait’s last hurrah, and the arrival of a new GPU king

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Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off the Snapdragon 805 SoC. The Snapdragon 805 is the mobile industry’s last great hurrah for the aging 32-bit ARMv7 architecture, and also Qualcomm’s Krait CPU swan song. Truth be told, though, the Snapdragon 805 isn’t really about the CPU at all — much more importantly, it’s the vehicle for the introduction of the new and incredibly powerful Adreno 420 GPU, and some new buses and other logic blocks that allow for 4K display and 4K video capture. Just how powerful is the Snapdragon 805? Read on for more details and benchmarks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/182899-snapdragon-805-detailed-benchmarked-kraits-last-hurrah-and-the-arrival-of-a-new-gpu-king

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