• Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chipset will power your next flagship phone

    6 days ago - By Engadget

    Next year's high-end Android smartphones will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 chipset. Qualcomm SVP Alex Katouzian didn't dwell on the chipset for very long after announcing it at the company's Tech Summit in Hawaii - the big...
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  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 to Launch the Mobile 5G Era

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 to Launch the Mobile 5G Era

    6 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    Qualcomm today named for the first time its next-generation mobile processor, the Snapdragon 855. The 855 includes the latest in terms of clock speeds, and will also be among the first CPUs to ship with native support for mobile 5G. Qualcomm is calling the Snapdragon 855 the first mobile platform to support multi-gigabit 5G, top-tier artificial intelligence, and deep augmented / virtual reality performance. According to Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile, at Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 855 will provide a better on-device artificial intelligence experience thanks...
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  • 7 upcoming flagship phones we expect to feature the Snapdragon 855

    7 upcoming flagship phones we expect to feature the Snapdragon 855

    6 days ago - By TechRadar

    Qualcomm's newly-announced Snapdragon 855 chipset has just been unveiled at the company's own Snapdragon Summit. The new chipset enables 5G connectivity in upcoming smartphones as well as a variety of other upgrades including improved gaming and enhanced artificial intelligence. So far we've only seen a teaser of the upgrades the Snapdragon 855 will bring, but we hope to learn more about what the chipset can do in the coming days. Qualcomm may not be a company you're very familiar with, but if you own a top-end Android phone it's likely some of the company's tech is inside your device. In...
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  • Snapdragon 855: phones list, specs, and 5G speeds

    Snapdragon 855: phones list, specs, and 5G speeds

    6 days ago - By TechRadar

    The Snapdragon 855 chipset from Qualcomm is ushering in a decade of 5G speeds and it's expected to be in a majority of the Android flagship phones in 2019. The new chipset was unveiled at the Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii as a means to catch up to Apple's impressive A12 Bionic chipset. Qualcomm is promising twice the performance over a competitor 7nm chip - obviously referring to the iPhone XS chip. The new Snapdragon chip platform goes hand-in-hand with the first 5G smartphone today. It's a reference design meant to provide a roadmap for companies to use Qualcomm's technology. You won't be...
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  • IPhone Who? Snapdragon 855 Could Be Faster Than Apple's A12 CPU

    6 days ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform with significant increases in CPU, GPU, machine learning, and camera performance.
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  • Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform to usher in our 5G future

    6 days ago - By ZDnet

    The new chip brings multi-gigabit 5G, under-display fingerprint sensor technology, AR, and gaming performance improvements.
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  • Qualcomm's next chip for high-end smartphones is called Snapdragon 855 - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    The company, which is hosting a conference this week, didn't provide many details beyond the processor's name.
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  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 processor

    7 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    In Hawaii today Qualcomm announced their latest flagship mobile processor, the Snapdragon 855. Qualcomm said the 855 processor is “the world's first commercial mobile platform supporting multi-gigabit 5G” dubbing their event a “coming out party for 5G.” At the event Qualcomm confirmed earlier leaks. Qualcomm said the device had their 4th generation AI engine which spread...
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  • Qualcomm debuts new ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology

    Qualcomm debuts new ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology

    7 days ago - By Android Central

    We're already moving on to the next generation of in-display fingerprint sensors.
    Alongside the announcement of the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform , Qualcomm is also debuting new in-display fingerprint technology that is already available to manufacturers and will be launched in commercial phones in 2019. Unlike the current crop of in-display fingerprint sensors, like those in the OnePlus 6T , Huawei Mate 20 Pro and countless others that use optical scanners, this new technology uses ultrasonic waves from under the display to read your fingerprint.
    Qualcomm is claiming higher levels of...
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  • Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Chip Suggests 5G Is Almost Here

    7 days ago - By Wired

    At an event on the island of Maui, Qualcomm and Samsung showed off new tech that should put some 5G wireless capability onto mobile handsets in 2019.
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  • Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor

    Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor

    7 days ago - By TechCrunch

    This week, Qualcomm is hosting press and analysts on Maui for its annual Snapdragon Summit. Sadly, we're not there, but a couple of weeks ago, Qualcomm gave us a preview of the news. There'll be three days of news and the company decided to start with a focus on 5G, as well as a preview of its new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. In addition, the company announced its new ultrasonic fingerprint solution for sensors that can sit under the display.
    It'll probably still be a while before there'll be a 5G tower in your neighbourhood, but after years of buzz, it's fair to say that we're now...
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  • Qualcomm's 2019 flagship chipset is called the Snapdragon 855

    Qualcomm's 2019 flagship chipset is called the Snapdragon 855

    7 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Qualcomm will market its next flagship mobile chipset as the Snapdragon 855, the San Diego-based chipmaker announced on Tuesday at its third annual Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii. The system-on-a-chip , briefly known as the Snapdragon 8150 in pre-release benchmarks, will feature mulit-gigabit 5G connectivity and an all-new multi-core aritificial intelligence engine, according to Alex Katouzian, senior vice-president and general manager of mobile at Qualcomm. In addition, the chipset features a new computer vision-focused image signal processor that Qualcomm says will deliver entirely new...
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is designed for 5G and AI

    7 days ago - By Liliputing

    Qualcomm's next flagship smartphone processor will start showing up in 2019, and unsurprisingly it should offer better all-around performance than its predecessors. But the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 doesn't just bring the usual speed and efficiency improvements. It's also Qualcomm's first chip with built-in support for 5G wireless networks and with a 4th-gen AI engine that...
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  • Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm's next flagship mobile platform built for 5G

    Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm's next flagship mobile platform built for 5G

    7 days ago - By Windows Central

    Here's a new processor for you to lust after.
    It's official: the latest and greatest mobile platform from Qualcomm to lust after is the Snapdragon 855. The name and initial details were unveiled during the company's annual "Tech Summit" in Hawaii, where it's taking a full week to unveil its upcoming plans for mobile computing and networks.
    Qualcomm is, of course, talking up the Snapdragon 855's 5G capabilities as we get ready to head into the new frontier of the latest and greatest wireless networks. The 855 is the first commercially-available mobile processor that supports multi-gigabit...
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  • Qualcomm details Snapdragon 855 - the platform to power many 2019 flagship phones

    Qualcomm details Snapdragon 855 - the platform to power many 2019 flagship phones

    7 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon 855 at its annual Tech Summit - the platform follows up the Snapdragon 845 as the corporation's range-topping hardware that will be in many of 2019's flagship phones. Expect it to appear in 2019 devices from Sony, OnePlus, Nokia, Samsung, LG and many more. For 4G smartphones, Qualcomm will probably provide its X24 4G modem, but manufacturers will be able to choose the previously-announced X50 modem for 5G phones. With many UK and US networks already talking about 2019 5G rollout , it will be interesting to see which manufacturers actually introduce 5G...
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  • Snapdragon 855 Unveiled: Meet the 5G Superchip That Should Power the Galaxy S10

    Snapdragon 855 Unveiled: Meet the 5G Superchip That Should Power the Galaxy S10

    7 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 855 mobile processor, which will enable 5G networking and include support for an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. Here's the top features.
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 revealed as 5G flagship

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 revealed as 5G flagship

    7 days ago - By SlashGear

    Qualcomm has revealed its first 5G solution for next-gen smartphones and more, the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform. The new flagship at the top of the chip-maker's processor range, it's not just a chip, Qualcomm insists, but a full architecture for making the most of 5G. As Qualcomm sees it, that means paving the way for more immersive extended reality ...
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  • Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 processor for 5G phones

    Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 processor for 5G phones

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Snapdragon 855. That's the name of Qualcomm's new flagship processor for mobile phones, the company just announced at its Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii.
    The announcement was expected - Qualcomm launched its predecessor, the Snapdragon 845 , at the same conference almost exactly one year ago. But the new 855 isn't just another spec bump - it's the chip that will almost certainly appear in the first wave of 5G phones. Qualcomm has said this new platform will support “multi-gigabit” download speeds on 5G networks.
    See, this year's Snapdragon Technology Summit is also one of the last...
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