Analysis

Chinese Superphone Maker LeTV Sets Sights On India

LeTV-Le-1-Le-1Pro-and-Le-Max

Chinese media brand LeTV is all set to make its debut in India later this year with devices that offer stellar hardware.

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Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Samsung Starts Manufacturing 14nm Exynos 7 SoC

Samsung Exynos 7

Samsung’s Exynos 7 is the first mobile SoC to be built on the 14nm manufacturing process.

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VR World

Qualcomm To Introduce LTE Category 9 With Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm’s latest LTE modem will offer users a bandwidth of 410 Mbit/sec.

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VR World

Alleged Snapdragon 810 Overheating Issues May Result In 2015 Flagship Delays

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Looks like we’ll have to wait a while for the first batch of Snapdragon 810 enabled devices to be available next year.

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Qualcomm Wants to Lead Us to 4K

Hayden Planetarium Qualcomm 4K

Last week, Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) held a press and analyst event in New York City, spread across the Plaza Hotel and the Hayden Planetarium. It was a combination of a wireless modem workshop with a 4K content push. The day began with presentations from Verizon, Ovum, JPR and Qualcomm. These presentations were followed up by a demo session showing off Qualcomm’s various wireless technological capabilities including their LTE Broadcast capabilities as well as WiGig, which was one of the focal technologies of the day. Later in the evening, Qualcomm held a press event with film makers to talk about 4K as well as the CTO of

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Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Qualcomm Buys Wilocity, Adds WiGig to Snapdragon 810

Cat9 LTE Qualcomm

WiGig is a technology that has been developed by Wilocity with the help of various industry partners, including Cisco, Marvell and Qualcomm. We’ve been following the company for years and have been able to see their technology develop little by little into a truly mobile technology. They’ve moved from a proof of concept all the way to integrating their technology into laptops and smartphones. From our experience, their laptop technology is far more mature than their mobile technology, however they have made significant strides in terms of improving the technology’s performance and usability. They already have their WiGig technology working in some of Dell’s laptops

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Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Qualcomm Announces 20nm Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 64-Bit Chips

Cat9 LTE Qualcomm

Qualcomm has been fairly quiet about their high-end ambitions after what is expected to follow the soon-to-launch Snapdragon 805 chipset. The Snapdragon 805 is Qualcomm’s chip that will likely ship in devices next quarter and is marketed by Qualcomm as their 4K chip with the Adreno 420 GPU. Now, even though the Snapdragon 805 (APQ8084) is a very powerful chip, it lacks 64-bit capability and doesn’t have an integrated modem, requiring a separate modem like Qualcomm’s 20nm MDM9x35 to enable cellular capability. It also sports an improved Krait CPU with a Krait 450 CPU compared to the Snapdragon 801 and 800’s Krait 400. However, it

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