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Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 officially announced w/ flagship-tier performance and features at a lower cost

“Today, the company has officially announced the first chipset in that collection with the Snapdragon 710” writes Gear Frontier for 9to5google.com. OEMs are able to start using the Snapdragon 710 in devices starting today, but it’s unclear which devices will support it first.Qualcomm is using a 2+6 octa-core setup here with two high-performance 2.2GHz CPUs paired with six effiency-focused 1.7GHz cores.Qualcomm revealed earlier this year that, in addition to its other chipset lineups, a new 700-series line of Snapdragon processors would be coming soon. Source: 9to5google.com Share This:

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Sources: Qualcomm plans to unveil a dedicated system-on-a-chip to power standalone VR and AR headsets, called Snapdragon XR1, as soon as next week

“Qualcomm Inc. plans to unveil a dedicated chip to power standalone virtual-reality and augmented-reality headsets as it seeks to break into new businesses beyond smartphones, according to people familiar with the matter” writes Mark Gurman Ian for bloomberg.com. In recent months, the virtual-reality headset industry has moved toward standalone devices rather than expensive models that must be tethered to high-powered personal computers.So far, such headsets haven’t offered smartphone-like battery life, but a chipset optimized specifically for these wearables could improve that functionality over time. Source: bloomberg.com Share This:

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Huawei unveils first 5G chip in challenge to Qualcomm and Intel and says 5G phone coming this year

“Later on in Q3 or Q4 of this year we will launch the 5G smartphone with the 5G smartphone chipset” writes Arjun Kharpal for cnbc.com. Last year it launched a chipset called the Kirin 970 to allow artificial intelligence experiences on its smartphones.Huawei on Sunday unveiled its first chip to enable mobile devices to access 5G internet speeds and revealed plans to launch a 5G smartphone in the second half of the year. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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How AI Can Be the Key To More Efficient Smartphone Processors

“AI can definitely help in processing and since a smartphone is actually processing copious amounts of data, utilizing AI could actually achieve better efficiency and therefore better performance, even from existing processors” reports ibtimes.com. AI-based features such as real-time translation and AR and voice commands could help create a better smartphone experience.But the company seems to have an idea in the works, which could actually mark the future of smartphone processors.The company claims that its processor will outperform offerings from major smartphone companies such as Samsung and Apple. “Compared with…

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unveiled its first artificial intelligence smartphone chipset

“The new Huawei chip can be 10 times as powerful as an average smartphone chip, and also more energy efficient, when it comes to handling AI-related functions such as image and voice recognition,” Li said” writes Tim Hardwick for macrumors.com. But he added that the popularity of the chip would depend on whether Huawei is able exploit its power in a killer AI app.The Mate 10 is said to be a bezel-less all-screen handset with a 6-inch, 2:1 display and a 2,160 x 1,080 resolution.The A10X powers Apple’s latest 10.5-inch…

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Huawei Unveils AI Mobile Chipset Said to Rival A11 Processor in Upcoming iPhones

“The new Huawei chip can be 10 times as powerful as an average smartphone chip, and also more energy efficient, when it comes to handling AI-related functions such as image and voice recognition,” Li said” writes Am Pdt for macrumors.com. But he added that the popularity of the chip would depend on whether Huawei is able exploit its power in a killer AI app.The Mate 10 is said to be a bezel-less all-screen handset with a 6-inch, 2:1 display and a 2,160 x 1,080 resolution.The A10X powers Apple’s latest 10.5-inch…

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