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Qualcomm’s next smartwatch processor could be 2X faster while using half the power (Snapdragon W5+)

It’s been more than two years since Qualcomm has released a new chip designed for smartwatches, and that chip (the Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+) is starting to show its age. Now Qualcomm has unveiled a new Snapdragon W5 and W5+ processors that the company says should be up to twice as fast, while consuming half […]

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Qualcomm to launch next-gen chip for wearables this fall

It’s been two years since Qualcomm launched its last chip designed specifically for smartwatches and other wearable devices. But in an interview with Wareable, Qualcomm’s Pankaj Kedia says the company is set to introduce a new chip this fall. The company isn’t providing many specifics, but Kedia says we can expect several devices running Google’s […]