Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 778G processor for “high tier” phones coming this quarter

Qualcomm’s newest smartphone processor is a 6nm chip designed for upper mid-range or “high tier” phones. Qualcomm says the new Snapdragon 778G processor brings up to a 40-percent boost in CPU and graphics performance over the previous-gen Snapdragon 768G processor. It also has new imaging and AI capabilities. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor is expected to arrive in […]

Lilbits Leaks: Walmart’s Android TV stick, Qualcomm’s next-mid-range laptop CPU, Samsung’s Galaxy A phones

Walmart’s working on a media streamer powered by Google’s Android TV software. The company hasn’t actually announced the new product yet, but an FCC listing spilled the beans. Meanwhile Evan Blass has spilled the beans on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A72 smartphone, Windows Future has spilled a few beans about Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon processor for mid-range […]

Lilbits: Qualcomm’s current and next-gen laptop chips, Google Voice loses a key feature

Windows laptops with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors have been around for a few years… but they’ve offered generally underwhelming performance, especially now that Apple has shown that laptops with ARM-based processors can be much faster than equivalent models with x86 chips. But Qualcomm isn’t done making laptop processors. Details about an upcoming chip are starting to […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Plus chip may bring faster performance to Windows on ARM computers

There are only a handful of Windows laptops and tablets powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor, including the Samsung Galaxy Book S and the Lenovo Flex 5G. Now it looks like Qualcomm may be planning to launch a new version of the chip which could speed up future Windows on ARM devices. WinFuture reports that […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor offers faster speeds for mid-range 5G phones

Qualcomm is expanding its Snapdragon 700-series line of 5G-enabled smartphone processors with a new chip that’s… basically a faster version of an existing chip. Not that that’s necessarily a bad thing. The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor has the same basic feature set as the Snapdragon 765G that was introduced late last year. But the new […]

Microsoft Surface Pro X is an ultrathin tablet with custom Snapdragon processor

As expected, Microsoft is launching a new thin-and-light Surface tablet powered by an ARM processor and Windows 10 on ARM software. The Microsoft Surface Pro X is the first and only device to feature a Microsoft SQ1 chipset, which is the company’s name for a custom Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that runs at 7 watts and features a […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is an overclocked SD855 for gaming phones

Most of the flagship smartphones to ship so far this year have been powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. But it’s officially no longer the chip maker’s most powerful smartphone processor. The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is basically an overclocked version with higher CPU and graphics speeds — Qualcomm says it offers up to […]