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Catch-up to Qualcomm: how close are Intel and AMD to 7nm processors?

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

While we've all been waiting for the first 7-nanometer processors for laptops to come from Intel and AMD for years, Qualcomm swooped in to win first place with the Snapdragon 8cx. It's not only the first 7nm processor for laptops, but the chip is also built on an entirely different architecture supplied by ARM, the leading smartphone processor manufacturer. Now that Qualcomm is first out of the gate with a 7nm processor for laptops, where does that leave its incumbent competition, AMD and Intel? Now, it's a matter of determining the silver and bronze medal winners. Well, let's just say one...
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Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x' that stands for eXtreme. It's true, 8cx is the most extreme Snapdragon ever built. Unlike its predecessors, Snapdragon 8cx isn't a re-purposed smartphone processor / SoC. Instead, it has been created in parallel and is designed to enter a new, higher, level of computing as the first 7nm processor for Windows. It can use a larger die size and therefore more compute units, cache memory and...
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Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 8cx, an Intel-class 7-nanometer laptop chip

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 8cx, an Intel-class 7-nanometer laptop chip

2 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 8cx will maintain a "connected standby" status that leads to "instant on" connectivity, yet excellent battery life.
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Win one of Samsung's new phones from T-Mobile

Win one of Samsung's new phones from T-Mobile

As part of its T-Mobile Tuesdays program, the carrier is running a sweepstakes with one grand prize, a Samsung Galaxy S10e handset. In addition, the winner will receive a check... Read more ...

China's second largest smartphone manufacturer is coming to the U.S

China's second largest smartphone manufacturer is coming to the U.S

Now that Oppo has officially announced its 10X lossless zoom feature, and a 5G phone, its next big plan is to invade America. Even though this might not be the best time for a... Read more ...

5G capable phone on sale for $10 per month at Verizon; new line required

5G capable phone on sale for $10 per month at Verizon; new line required

Verizon has a nice sale going on for the Motorola Moto Z3. With the optional 5G Moto Mod accessory, the phone will connect with Verizon's next-gen network once the service... Read more ...

Intel's 5G Chips Won't Appear in Mobile Phones Until 2020

Intel's 5G Chips Won't Appear in Mobile Phones Until 2020

Reuters reports that Intel has confirmed that it does not expect their 5G chips to be in consumer products until 2020. Intel Corp executives said on Friday its 5G modem chips... Read more ...

Toss your phone down on this wide range discounted Wireless Charging Pad

Toss your phone down on this wide range discounted Wireless Charging Pad

Fast charge compatible devices at up to 10W. Choetech's well-reviewed Wide Range Qi-Certified Fast Wireless Charging Pad is on sale at Amazon for just $15.99 when you enter... Read more ...

Leaked banner reveals the Huawei Mate X, the company's foldable smartphone

Leaked banner reveals the Huawei Mate X, the company's foldable smartphone

This week we saw Samsung launch its foldable smartphone in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It turns out Samsung will not be alone in launching a foldable device because it... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 benchmark score beats the S9 by a mile...

Samsung Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 benchmark score beats the S9 by a mile, falls short of iPhone XS Max

Samsung took the wraps off the much-leaked Galaxy S10 and S10+ at Unpacked a few days ago and the world has had time to digest and form opinions on the devices. Depending on... Read more ...

Oppo's new 10x lossless zoom technology lets you wave goodbye to blurry photos

Oppo's new 10x lossless zoom technology lets you wave goodbye to blurry photos

Oppo is ready to give your distant subjects an extreme close-up. At a presentation today just ahead of Mobile World Congress , Oppo announced the new camera system that will be... Read more ...

The OnePlus 7 5G is launching on EE in the UK soon, but skipping the US...

The OnePlus 7 5G is launching on EE in the UK soon, but skipping the US altogether

The OnePlus 7 5G has an official release date window and carrier, at least in the UK, but you shouldn't expect anything more than the 4G LTE version in the US. The next OnePlus... Read more ...

Intel says its 5G modems won't be ready until 2020, aligning with Apple's...

Intel says its 5G modems won't be ready until 2020, aligning with Apple's rumored 5G iPhone roadmap

Several reports have suggested that the iPhone won't feature support for true 5G until 2020, and now Intel itself has addressed those concerns. As reported by Reuters , Intel... Read more ...