• Frag in style with 90fps and 10-bit HDR coming to PUBG Mobile

    9 monthes ago - By Android Central

    The features may only be available on the latest Snapdragon chips, though.
    What you need to know
    PUBG Corp. has partnered with Qualcomm to push the envelope for mobile gaming.
    PUBG Mobile will soon have support for 90Hz gaming, with Qualcomm working on enabling even higher frame rates for other games.
    The title will also feature 10-bit HDR so that your game is not only smoother but also looks better.
    Fortnite may be the king of the battle royale genre, but PUBG Corporation's 100-person shooter is no slouch, either. The company has been constantly updating the mobile variant of the game in...
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  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c and 8c aim for low-end and midrange PCs

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c and 8c aim for low-end and midrange PCs

    9 monthes ago - By PC World

    On Thursday, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 7c and 8c, two derivatives of the Snapdragon 8cx that will provide opportunities for cheaper PCs to take advantage of the Snapdragon 8cx's advantages: fanless platforms, long battery life and constant connectivity. It's a gutsy move. Qualcomm's premium Snapdragon 8cx PC processor has arguably struggled to compete with Intel's Core and AMD's Ryzen, at least from a performance standpoint.. Nevertheless, the company's decided that cheaper, presumably less powerful Snapdragon chips for PCs are the way forward. To read this article in full,
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  • Qualcomm expands Snapdragon on PC with 7c and 8c for Always Connected laptops

    Qualcomm expands Snapdragon on PC with 7c and 8c for Always Connected laptops

    9 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8c and 7c could offer laptop buyers even more choice of long-lasting notebooks. With powerful CPUs and GPUs, these chips could be credible competitors for Intel and AMD's best.
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  • Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 7c and 8c chips for cheaper always-connected laptops

    Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 7c and 8c chips for cheaper always-connected laptops

    9 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    The first Windows-on-ARM laptops basically shipped with a smartphone processor and offered underwhelming performance. But Qualcomm has been working on chips designed specifically for PCs that balance power consumption, performance, and connectivity. Last year the company unveiled the Snapdragon 8cx processor which is a 7 watt, octa-core processor that the company says is competitive with...
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  • Qualcomm expands dedicated hardware for Windows devices with Snapdragon 8c and 7c

    Qualcomm expands dedicated hardware for Windows devices with Snapdragon 8c and 7c

    9 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Qualcomm is expanding its range of Snapdragon hardware to power Windows computers adding the 8c and 7c to the offering alongside the previously-announced Snapdragon 8cx. The aim of Windows on Snapdragon has always been to bring the advantages of your smartphone to your laptop - always connected, integrated 4G or 5G connectivity, longer battery life, to support the expanding range of ways that people are working in a mobile environment. Qualcomm announced Windows devices on Snapdragon in 2017 and followed up with the Snapdragon 8cx in 2018, designed for premium laptops. The downside of the...
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  • Qualcomm believes we need less powerful Windows 10 on ARM PCs

    9 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Qualcomm surprised the market today with the announcement of a new range of Snapdragon processors optimised for use in laptops and PCs. Unlike earlier ventures, which aimed at delivering more power, the new range of Snapdragon 7c and 8c processors are designed to lower the cost of Windows 10 on ARM PCs. The Snapdragon 7c...
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  • Qualcomm is pushing connectivity to cheaper computers but still faces hurdles - CNET

    9 monthes ago - By CNET

    Qualcomm's new 8C and 7C processors should help it get into entry-level PCs. But that doesn't fix its problems in the Windows computer market.
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c and 8c deliver lower-cost ARM Windows PCs

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c and 8c deliver lower-cost ARM Windows PCs

    9 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    Reference design laptop running the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c entry-level chip.
    The Windows 10 on ARM range of chips is expanding into entry-level PCs, but is it enough?
    What you need to know
    Qualcomm has two new ARM processors for PC.
    The Snapdragon 7c is for entry-level laptops.
    The Snapdragon 8c is for mainstream 2-in-1s.
    Could a Surface Go 2 use the Snapdragon 7c?
    Qualcomm and Microsoft's Windows 10 on ARM project is currently on its third generation with the Snapdragon 8cx processor (modified for the new Microsoft Surface Pro X and coming to the Samsung Galaxy Book S ). But if...
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  • Qualcomm targets affordable Windows notebooks with Snapdragon 8c & 7c

    Qualcomm targets affordable Windows notebooks with Snapdragon 8c & 7c

    9 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Qualcomm isn't giving up on putting its Snapdragon chips into laptops and 2-in-1 tablets, with the new Snapdragon 8c and 7c Compute platforms promising more options for the mainstream and entry-level. Joining the Snapdragon 8cx, the new chipsets will enable Windows notebooks and other form-factors with all-day battery life, baked-in cellular connectivity, and fanless designs. Qualcomm's enthusiasm for compute platforms...
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  • Qualcomm follows its weak computing chip with even weaker computing chips

    Qualcomm follows its weak computing chip with even weaker computing chips

    9 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Qualcomm has been making an effort to break through into the computing space, powering recent Windows devices like the Microsoft Surface Pro X with its Snapdragon 8cx chipset. But, it's just getting started. At its Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm announced two followups to the 8cx, the 7c and the 8c. In essence, these new SoCs are meant to tackle the entry- and mid-range of the laptop space, respectively. With these chips, Qualcomm is claiming that it can not only take the lead in battery life and connectivity, but also in raw performance.
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  • Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8c and 7c processors will power cheaper ARM laptops

    Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8c and 7c processors will power cheaper ARM laptops

    9 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Qualcomm has had big ambitions for ARM-powered Windows laptops for years. At its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, the chipmaker revealed its biggest play yet: the Snapdragon 8c and the Snapdragon 7c, two new processors that are designed to create a new lineup of ARM chips for Windows laptops.
    The 8c is positioned as a replacement for the Snapdragon 850 processor , Qualcomm's second-generation Windows ARM chip. The 7c is an entirely new entry-level product that's meant to compete with budget Windows laptops on the low end of the hardware spectrum. Last year's 8cx isn't going anywhere; it'll...
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  • Qualcomm pushes for cheaper Snapdragon PCs with its 7c and 8c chips

    9 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Qualcomm began its effort to make Windows on Snapdragon machines with the Snapdragon 835 chipset. That was first designed to power smartphones, and the company later developed chipsets specifically for PCs, like the Snapdragon 850 and the 8cx. These...
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