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Mockup renders of reference smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1

Here are Qualcomm’s latest processors and new AR glasses

Qualcomm is making strides through the mobile ecosystem with the new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, and a pair of AR Smart Viewer glasses.
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Qualcomm is launching new Snapdragon chips on May 20

The next Qualcomm Snapdragon event is scheduled for May 20. At the event, the company is expected to announce two new smartphone chips.
Conceptual image of Qualcomm Snapdragon X70 chip witih additonal mmWave, AI, and RF modules.

Qualcomm’s latest 5G modem brings standalone mmWave, improved Sub-6 speeds to phones

Qualcomm's X70 5G modem is adding new features. Standalone mmWave 5G, plus new Sub-6 5G carrier aggregation, will be coming to flagship phones this year.
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Wi-Fi 7 will bring 33 Gbps speeds to your home in 2023

Qualcomm expects that its partners will have routers and mesh systems in stores by 2024 with new Wi-Fi 7 chips and radios.
The Snapdragon G3x sits on a table.

I wish more gaming handhelds felt like the Snapdragon G3x

Qualcomm's developer-only Snapdragon G3x might be the most comfortable video game handheld ever.
Concept for Nothing smartphone

Is that Nothing’s first phone in photo of founder Carl Pei?

Nothing chief Carl Pei was photographed showing what may be the company's first phone to Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon.
Qualcomm logo at an event.

Qualcomm’s FastConnect 7800 is the world’s first Wi-Fi 7 product

Qualcomm has revealed the FastConnect 7800 chipset, that supports Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3, promising high-speed, low latency network connectivity.
Snapdragon Connect logo on an exploding digital landscape.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Connect branding denotes superior Wi-Fi

Qualcomm is introducing a new badge to ensure customers know when they’re buying a device that includes the best possible 5G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth technologies.
Conceptual image of Qualcomm Snapdragon X70 chip witih additonal mmWave, AI, and RF modules.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X70 modem pushes 5G to new heights

Qualcomm's Snapdragon X70, its latest 5G modem, promises to deliver an even better 5G experience for the next generation of smartphones.
A man listens to his cell phone audio via bluetooth headphones.

Lossless Bluetooth audio? Qualcomm says it’s coming in 2022

Qualcomm's new mobile audio chips will usher in a new wave of wireless audio features like better ANC and audio sharing.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X13s hands-on review: ARM-powered ThinkPad

With always-on, always-connected performance, a fantastic sustainable design the ThinkPad X13s might have what it takes to take down Apple's M1 MacBooks.
The back portion of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4.

The next ARM-powered Surface might finally be powerful enough

A Geekbench listing for a Qualcomm Chip is hinting that Microsoft could release a new ARM-powered Surface Laptop.
A reference phone with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 branding on the screen.

Here are all the confirmed Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 phones, but where’s Samsung?

Phone makers are rushing to announce plans to use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform in future devices, and we've got all the details right here.
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5G’s big players make bold, exciting predictions for 2022

Digital Trends asked many of the big players in 5G tech to predict how it will change and influence our lives during 2022, and the responses are exciting.
A render of the MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor.

Are MediaTek and Qualcomm feeling pressure from in-house chips?

Should Qualcomm and MediaTek be worried about smartphone companies designing their custom chipsets to offer a personalized experience to users?
Qualcomm 5G logo.

Qualcomm thinks 2022 will be the year 5G finally ties everything together

At its CES 2022 conference, Qualcomm chief Cristiano Amon described how 5G will serve homes as well as businesses, and pave the way for wireless fiber.
MediaTek logo seen outside one of its offices in Taiwan.

Samsung Exynos loses big even as MediaTek widens its lead over Qualcomm

MediaTek may have won the chipset market share battle for now, but Qualcomm still has an ace up its sleeve.
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Qualcomm made a new handheld video game console that you can’t buy

The Snapdragon G3x streams cloud games from consoles and PC, but it's only available for developers.
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Qualcomm takes on the Apple M1 with new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 for PCs

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 8cX Gen 3, a new ARM SoC that should bring new experiences to a potential new wave of laptops in the year 2022.
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Meet the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Qualcomm’s flagship mobile chip for 2022

The much-anticipated Snapdragon 888 successor is here as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Along with a new naming scheme, it comes with a lot of changes under the hood.
Moto Edge 20 Lite, OnePlus Nord 2, Oppo Find X3 Lite, and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Your $1,000 flagship may not have faster 5G speeds than a budget phone

We put four 5G phones up against each other in a real-world test to see if cheap phones could hold their own against one of the most expensive phones.
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A broader range of ARM-based PCs could be coming soon to take on Apple M1 Macs

A report indicates that Qualcomm's exclusive Windows on ARM contract could be expiring soon, meaning newer ARM-based PCs could be on the way.
Qualcomm logo at an event.

Qualcomm drops its own name from new chips in favor of ‘Snapdragon’ alone

Qualcomm leads the smartphone chip market, but that's come despite a confusing naming convention. Moving forward, Snapdragon is all you'll need to know.
A render of the MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor.

Dimensity 9000 vs. Snapdragon 888: How new MediaTek flagship threatens Qualcomm

MediaTek's new flagship SoC, the Dimensity 9000, will take on premium chipsets including the Apple A15 Bionic, Snapdragon 888, Google Tensor, and Exynos 2100.
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Qualcomm wants you to know it powers the world’s best camera phones

Qualcomm has developed some of the world's most advanced Image Signal Processors (ISPs) for smartphones. But how many people actually know about this?
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR platform will officially run on T-Mobile’s 5G network

T-Mobile is partnering with Qualcomm to provide 5G for its big move into "extended reality."
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MediaTek hikes 4G chipset prices by 15% as supply chain woes continue

MediaTek has hiked the prices of its 4G LTE chips in the face of strong demand and continued production woes.
Teens with headphones playing video games.

Qualcomm builds on aptX Adaptive with aptX Lossless

Qualcommm's new aptX Lossless feature will bring lossless audio to earbuds and other devices later in 2021.
Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve First 5G NR Call on CBRS Spectrum

Qualcomm and Ericsson’s successful 5G New Radio test heralds next level of IoT

Qualcomm and Ericsson's successful joint test of 5G New Radio can help bring about the next generation of the Internet of Things.
Quick Setting screen on the TCL 20 Pro 5G.

Qualcomm and ZTE hit new mark for millimeter-wave 5G speeds

Qualcomm has announced that it and ZTE worked together to hit a new speed record for millimeter-wave 5G in advance of the new network's Chinese rollout.
Google Pixel 6 colors.

Google chooses Samsung over Qualcomm to make the Pixel 6 5G modem

Samsung is in and Qualcomm is out when it coms to making the upcoming Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro modem. What does this mean for 5G and other specs?
HP Chromebook held by woman.

The HP Chromebook x2 11 is a premium 2-in-1 run by a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip

HP just announced its next release, the x2 11 Chromebook.
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger.

Intel to help rival Qualcomm build its Snapdragon processors

If you can't beat them, join them. That's exactly what Intel is doing as it announced a partnership to help manufacture Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors.
Mobvoi TicWatch E3 on the wrist, seen from the side.

How kids and seniors prompted Qualcomm to heavily invest in wearables

Google and Samsung aren't the only ones wanting to change wearables for the better. Qualcomm has opened a forum to drive innovation and plans a new Wear chip.