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Has OnePlus delivered another flagship killer?

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The original OnePlus One was released last year with much acclaim. With a title like ‘flagship killer’ and premium specs, it’s easy to see why. It shared the same snapdragon 801 processor found in smartphones like the Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8, as well as a 1080P resolution 5.5″ panel. The difference between the original OnePlus and its ...

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Why there isn’t a Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6

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The Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge were launched at the MWC 2015 on Sunday, and besides being moderately innovative, one of the surprises they brought was the actual absence of the Snapdragon 810 chipset. Many of us knew that Samsung would go for their own Exynos chipsets for the Galaxy S6 and its curved, dual-edge screen variant, but we ...

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Qualcomm thinks 2K smartphones will be mainstream soon

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Qualcomm, one of the most popular mobile chipset manufacturers, has detailed its views about smartphone displays in the future in an interview. Qualcomm VP of Marketing, Tim McDonough, has talked to TrustedReviews about what the company thinks is ahead for smartphone displays and they seem to be confident that 2K smartphones will soon become the norm. With the LG G4 ...

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Microsoft and Qualcomm releasing a flagship Lumia device

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Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced that they would be working together to make a brand new flagship Lumia smartphone this year. According to the two companies, the new Microsoft Lumia phone will not only run on Windows 10 for phones once it gets launched, but it will also include a Snapdragon 810 CPU in its hardware. That alone warrants a ...

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Snapdragon 810 overheating issues are still present (rumor)

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The Snapdragon 810 is supposedly in the works from Qualcomm, and rumors about it overheating and having trouble with the GPU have been flying around ever since the company first announced the chipset at the end of last year. These rumors have been on and off, confirmed and unconfirmed for the past few weeks. Most people around the internet and ...

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LG G Flex 2 coming to CES 2015 according to unexpected source

LG G Flex 2 is our best guess as to what Qualcomm is teasing

The LG G Flex 2 might not be the most popular search term nowadays, seeing as edge displays like the Galaxy Note Edge and the Xiaomi Arch are getting ahead in popularity. Nonetheless, the LG G Flex 2 release date is allegedly set for CES 2015. The information comes from an unexpected source who hasn’t had much to do with smartphone ...

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Snapdragon 810 will be released in the first half of 2015

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The Snapdragon 810 CPU which was supposed to be present in next-gen flagships of 2015 such as the LG G4, Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 seemed to be having some trouble according to a certain report. We had originally believed that the issues the Snapdragon 810 was having with the manufacturing process and performance problems would impact the Galaxy ...

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Qualcomm offers support for smart glasses and VR

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Qualcomm is the best known manufacturer of high quality CPUs for smartphones, as you’ve seen in the Samsung Galaxy S5, Motorola Moto X, OnePlus One, Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact and many more mid-range and high-end smartphones. Qualcomm hasn’t been known to offer much support for wearable devices as of yet, but it seems that the company is shifting ...

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Snapdragon 210 introduced for entry-level devices

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Snapdragon is among the most popular CPUs for current flagships, mid-range and entry-level devices. Qualcomm has announced that it will pe upgrading the Snapdragon 200 CPU with the Snapdragon 210 CPU fit for entry-level devices. Snapdragon 210 offers multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM configurations for less the price. The Snapdragon 210 will provide LTE connectivity fully integrated with 4G LTE-Advanced ...

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First 64 bit Android phone will be the HTC Desire 820

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64 bit phones have become a reality this year with the iPhone 5s, but the technology was not yet implemented on Android, until now. HTC has confirmed the rumors that they will be releasing a 64 bit Android smartphone, namely the Desire 820. The mid-range 64 bit Android model will supposedly run on the Snapdragon 615 chipset, confirmed through leaked ...

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