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Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset is Official

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset is Official

Qualcomm has today introduced a new family member to its Snapdragon 400 mobile platform – the all new Snapdragon 450 the successor of the Snapdragon 435 chipset. The new Snapdragon SoC has been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 event.

Snapdragon 450 Specifications:

The Snapdragon 450 chipset is the first Snapdragon 400 series SoC to be built with 14nm FINFET manufacturing processor. The chipset is made for powering mid-range smartphones.  It is an octa-core chipset featuring four Cortex A53 cores working 1.8 GHz and another set of four Cortex A53 cores gunning at 1.8 GHz. It includes Adreno 506 graphics which is also present inside Snapdragon 625.

It supports one 32-bit LPDDR3 RAM. Its dual ISP can support a pair of 13-megapixel camera sensors. It can support a max of 21-megapixel single camera. It can encode 1080p content and decode H.264 and HVEC media. For data connectivity, its Cat. 7 X9 LTE modem that makes use of 2x20MHz carrier aggregation. It supports USB 3.0 that brings support for Quick Charge 3.0.

Snapdragon 450 Features:

Enhanced CPU and GPU Performance-

The Snapdragon 450 offers 25 percent better computing performance than its predecessor. Also, it churns 25 percent increase in GPU performance than SD 435.

Better Battery Performance-

The Snapdragon 450 brings up to four hours of extra battery usage time than Snapdragon 435. It consumes 30 percent less power while playing games. The support for Quick Charge 3.0 allows a Snapdragon 450 phone to charge from zero to 80 percent in around 35 minutes.

Camera and Multimedia-

The Snapdragon 450 powered mid-range phones are capable of supporting real-time bokeh effect. It allows users to record 1080p (Full HD) videos at 60 fps. It also supports slow motion capture. The SD 450 chip supports 1,920 x 1,080 screens along with Hexagon DSP which brings improved performance for camera and multimedia.

Connectivity and USB-

The Snapdragon 450 is the first Snapdragon 400 series chipset to feature Snapdragon X9 LTE modem that delivers 300 Mbps download speeds and 150 Mbps upload speeds. It supports wide range mobile networks through Snapdragon All Mode. It also carries support Wi-Fi 802.11ac along with MU-MIMO. It is also the first in Snapdragon 400 series to feature USB 3.0 for speedier data transfer.

The commercial sampling of Snapdragon 450 is pegged to begin in the third quarter of 2017. Hence, the Snapdragon 450 enabled devices are expected to reach consumers by the end of 2017.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with 7nm Snapdragon & 8nm Exynos Chipset

Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with 7nm Snapdragon & 8nm Exynos Chipset

A new report states that Samsung may employ 7nm Qualcomm chipset as well as 8nm Exynos chipsets on its upcoming Galaxy S9 flagship that will debut next year.according to a South Korean publication, the South Korean company has lost the manufacturing order of the next-generation 7nm Snapdragon chipset to TSMC earlier this year.

According to a South Korean publication, the South Korean company has lost the manufacturing order of the next-generation 7nm Snapdragon chipset to TSMC earlier this year. The publication has further reported that Samsung will be using 8nm manufacturing process for its next-generation Exynos chipset. The reason behind it is that Samsung is still prepping for the production of the 7nm chipset. However, Qualcomm seems to be having an upper hand as it next-generation chipset that is rumored as Snapdragon 845 will be built with 7nm manufacturing technology. It is said to be more power-efficient and cost-effective than the 8nm chipset.

According to the publication, an industry insider has said that Samsung is likely to the next-generation 7nm Snapdragon SoC built by TSMC because of its energy efficiency and performance. Another report from the same publication states that Samsung will significantly reduce the production of the 7nm chipset in a bid to begin the production 6nm chipset in 2019. There are some rumors that the 7nm Exynos chipset will be present under the hood of Galaxy Note 9.

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Snapdragon 845 Leaked Features ARM’s New Cortex-A75 and A55 Cores

Snapdragon 845 Leaked Features ARM New Cortex Cores, Cortex-A75, and A55 Cores

Snapdragon 835 powered devices are just started to come out in the market. There is a new information leaked about  Snapdragon 845 leaked features arm new Cortex cores, Cortex-A75, and Cortex-A55 cores. Snapdragon 845 leaked features arms new Cortex cores.

The Snapdragon 835 is an octa-core processor built on the 10nm node design. New leaks have revealed that the Snapdragon 845 will be built on the same 10nm design.

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy S9 May Comes With Snapdragon 845

Know more about Cortex-A75 Cores:

The Cortex-A75 is far better then Cortex-A73 and A72. Because, according to informations the A75 will provide an improvement in performance greater than 20% over the Cortex-A73 and about 40% over the Cortex-A72. For power consumption, the A75 will maintain the same performance as the A73.

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Know more about Cortex-A55 Cores:

The Cortex-A55 will provide up to 2 times more performance over the A53 and will see improvements up to 15% in power efficiency.

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The Snapdragon 845 may be announced at the end of this year.

(Source: Xiaomitoday)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 And 660 Unveiled, Check Out Comparison Table

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 And 660 Unveiled with enhanced photography, battery life

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Today, Qualcomm has announced two new mobile platforms for the smartphone market the snapdragon 660 and snapdragon 630.these two new processors are aimed at bringing flagship-tier performance and features to mid-range handsets.

Specifications of Qualcomm’s latest and previous 600 series processors, check out the table below

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 is not quite as feature rich as the 660, but still offers up a number of improvements over its predecessor, the Snapdragon 625.

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The Snapdragon 660 is available to device manufacturers already and is expected to appear in devices arriving on the market this quarter. The Snapdragon 630 will be available to manufacture at the end of May and could appear in its first device in the following quarter.

 

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Xiaomi Mi 6 Price, Specifications And Features

Xiaomi Mi 6 Price, Specifications And Features

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The new flagship smartphone and its ceramic variant are initially exclusive to the China market, similar to their predecessors, the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Xiaomi Mi 4. The company hasn’t yet announced India launch plans for the new Mi flagship.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is very similar to the Mi 5 in terms of shape and size. The new flagship, however, looks more refined and premium with four-sided curved glass on four sides, and a frame made of stainless steel. At the China launch, Xiaomi claimed that the stainless-steel enclosure is resistant to wear and tear.

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At 7.5mm, the Mi 6 is marginally thicker than its predecessor which measured 7.3mm. Also, the weight of 168 grams makes this phone quite a bit heavier than the Mi 5 which weighed 129 grams. The Mi 6 was launched in black, white and blue, and we got a black unit version to try out.

Specifications

A 5.15-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. It looks bright and crisp, with good viewing angles, no 3.5mm headphones socket, and this means that users can expect a USB-Type C to 3.5mm adaptor shipping in the retail box. The speakers are located on either side of the USB Type-C port on the bottom. The power and volume buttons are on the right, while the SIM card tray is on the left.

This device has dual rear 12-megapixel cameras, a setup similar to that of the iPhone 7 Plus. One has a wide-angle lens and the other has a telephoto lens for lossless 2x zoom. The company claims that its binocular stereoscopic vision imaging and depth learning algorithms make edge recognition more accurate in photos. The rear cameras also feature phase-detection autofocus, and four-axis anti-shake functionality for blur reduction. The mi 6 also packs an 8-megapixel front camera with 1080p video recording capability.

The Mi 6 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The interface looked cleaner than before, and there were several Nougat features such as split-screen multitasking. The Mi 6 ships with a Smart Assistant feature that is customisable.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 packs the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked at 2.4GHz, coupled with 6GB of RAM.

The Mi 6 has been launched in 64GB and 128GB storage options. Storage isn’t expandable. The dual-SIM phone supports VoLTE, and both SIMs support LTE.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has been priced starting at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 23,500) in China for the version of 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM. The 128GB/6GB version has been priced at CNY 2,899 (roughly Rs. 27,000). The Ceramic version has been priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 28,000) and it has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Qualcomm may Unveil Snapdragon 630, Snapdragon 635 With Snapdragon 660 On May 9

Qualcomm may Unveil Snapdragon 630, Snapdragon 635 With Snapdragon 660 On May 9

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Qualcomm confirmed today that it will be announcing its next upper mid-range chipset, the Snapdragon 660, next week on May 9. Now, it has been reported that the company will also launch Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 635 alongside the Snapdragon 660.

After press invite sent out by the company, Qualcomm was expected to launch its Snapdragon 660 SoC on May 9 but as per a tweet by @mmddj_china, the company could also unveil its Snapdragon 635 and Snapdragon 630 SoC at the event. The information from @mmddj_china came in response to a tweet by well-known tipster Roland Quandt, who said, “I think you’ll like what Qualcomm wants to show you on May 8/9, if you liked what they did with the SD65x and SD625.”

 

Xiaomi Is Ready To Launch Redmi 4 In India

Xiaomi Is Ready To Launch Redmi 4 In India

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Xiaomi has tweeted that it will launch a new Redmi smartphone soon in the country. The tweet holds no information on the device name or the timeline for the phone launch; however, Xiaomi has shared an image which has the night skyline in the background, and the tagline ‘Power in your hands’.

Xiaomi India’s VP Manu Jain also tweeted that this would be the second biggest announcement this month. This means that the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime would be announced before the end of this month only. The first announcement was that of the Mi Home store launch in Bengaluru – Xiaomi’s first in India.

The Redmi 4 is priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs. 6,900), while the Redmi 4 Prime was launched at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,900).

The Redmi 4 will be packed with a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel camera, 16GB of inbuilt storage, and a 4100mAh battery and it runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.