Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 and 618 renamed to 652 and 650

Qualcomm is renaming two of its upcoming processors for mid-range phones. The previously announced Snapdragon 618 hexa-core and Snapdragon 620 octa-core processors will now be called the Snapdragon 650 and Snapdragon 652. Why the new names? To help set them apart from all the other Snapdragon 600-series chips. The problem is that when Qualcomm first […]

Samsung Galaxy A9 smartphone has a 6 inch display, a 4,000 mAh battery

Samsung recently unveiled three new Galaxy A series smartphones coming in 2016. But it looks like there will be a fourth model: the Samsung Galaxy A9 is a smartphone with a big screen and a big battery. Like other A series phones, the Galaxy A9 has mid-range specs and premium design elements. It’s expected to […]

Qualcomm announces new 600 and 400 tier processor chips with 800 tier features

Chipmaker Qualcomm is ready to launch four new chips for the 600 and 400 tier Snapdragon processors. The new 415 chipsets will start appearing in mid-ranged smartphones by the first half of this year with the rest arriving in the second half. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 620 and 618 will feature 64-bit ARM Cortex A-72 CPUs and […]