HTC Desire 820 smartphone has a Snapdragon 615 CPU, 8MP front camera

HTC is updating its mid-range line of smartphones with a model that helps show that today’s mid-range is yesterday’s top-of-the-line. The HTC Desire 820 may not have a metal case or a full HD display, but it’s got one of Qualcomm’s first 64-bit processors, a big screen, and a 13MP rear camera… as well as an […]

HTC to reveal its first 64-bit smartphone

Android phones with 64-bit ARM chips are coming. That’s not a big surprise, since mobile chip makers have been unveiling 64-bit processors left and right and Apple’s iPhone 5s already has a 64-bit processor. But apparently the time for Android phones with 64-bit chips based on ARMv8 architecture is almost upon us… HTC has confirmed […]

Qualcomm goes 64-bit with Snapdragon 610 & 615 chips

Qualcomm is throwing its hat in the 64-bit processor ring with two new ARM Cortex-A53 processors based on ARMv8 architecture. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 and Snapdragon 615 chips should be available by the end of 2014. The chip maker says it will begin sampling the processors in the third quarter of the year, which means you […]