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  1. Android News

    Performance analysis shows how the Exynos 8890 stacks up against the Snapdragon 820

    There's been a lot of debate about whether the Exynos or Snapdragon variants of the Note 7 are better when it comes to performance and throttling. Mario of XDA just published an in-depth performance analysis of these two chips by testing out both variants of Samsung's latest smartphone.
  2. Android News

    Qualcomm announces its Snapdragon 820 reference tablet and smartphone

    Qualcomm has a history of selling very high-end developer devices that harness the power of its latest technology. The company has just announced both a tablet as well as a smartphone that is powered by the Snapdragon 820 SoC.
  3. Android News

    Galaxy Note 7 benchmark comparisons with the Exynos and Snapdragon variants

    Much like the Galaxy S7, Samsung is selling the Galaxy Note 7 in two different models depending on where you live. One of these has the Exynos 8890 while the other has the Snapdragon 820 and Android Central put these two head-to-head to compare its performance benchmarks.
  4. Android News

    Asus Zenfone 3 specs revealed showing off the inclusion of a Snapdragon 820

    The new Asus Zenfone has made an appearance on the Antutu benchmark service. The results show that the device will include 4GB of RAM, a 23MP camera, all running on the Snapdragon 820 processor. Along with the specs details, AnTuTu also revealed that the new Zenfone 3 scores around 135,000...
  5. Android News

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 will be used by the Pico Neo VR headset

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon SoCs are useful in more than just smartphones and a manufacturer by the name of Pico has just announced a VR headset that will use the Snapdragon 820.
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    ZUK Z2 Pro to be unveiled on April 21

    A new teaser from ZUK confirms that the Z2 Pro will be unveiled on April 21. For those who have not been keeping up with the ZUK rumors, the Z2 Pro is expected to launch with a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 3GB and 4GB RAM options, 32GB of internal storage, 1080p display, 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP...
  7. Android News

    Explanation details the differences between the Snapdragon 652 and Snapdragon 820

    Mid-range smartphones are getting better and better and that's because of performance improvements on the chips we use in those devices. Rob from Android Authority looks at the latest mid-range SoC from Qualcomm and then compares it to the company's latest high-end SoC.
  8. Android News

    Owners of the Snapdragon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are seeing issues with their slow motion videos

    The problem was originally spotted last month, but some Android publications are just starting to pick it up and report on it now. Multiple users are seeing stutter and choppiness when recording video on their Snapdragon 820 Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. For comparison, slow motion videos recorded on...
  9. Android News

    The Exynos powered Galaxy S7 edge lasts about 10 hours longer than the SD820 powered S7 Edge

    With two different versions of the Galaxy S7 Edge being released, one with Snapdragon's 820 processor, and the other with Samsung's Exynos processor, one would wonder if either of these has an edge in terms of battery life. The endurance test from GSM Arena revealed that the S7 Edge powered by...
  10. Android News

    LG G5's SD652 variant is now official

    After confirming that a different variant of the LG G5 would be released in Latin America, the new variant has been officially unveiled. Those in Latin America who were looking forward to the SnapDragon 820 and 4GB of RAM will be a bit disappointed. The variant being released Latin America...
  11. Android News

    Le Max Pro the world's first Snapdragon 820 phone to go on sale

    Rumors suggested a few days ago that the Le Max Pro would go on sale for $567 and while those rumors turned out to be true, where they were off was the price-point. First LeEco (formely LeTV) sold 1,000 units earlier today, but the phones were not commercial models, but rather engineering...
  12. Android News

    Samsung confirms two processors for Galaxy S7, the Snapdragon 820 & the Exynos 8 Octa

    Samsung has announced it will use both the Snapdragon 820 and the Exynos 8 Octa processors in this year's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge models. The processor in the phone will depend on the region in which it is sold in. United States-bound phones will be running the Snapdragon 820, while other regions...
  13. Android News

    Hands On with the LeTV Max Pro

    Pocketnow goes hands on with the LeTV Max Pro and gives us a first look at the first consumer device that will rock the Snapdragon 820 SoC. Pocketnow ____________ Android Police also went hands on with the LeTV Max Pro and while they weren't allowed to run benchmarks, they did feel the...
  14. Android News

    Rumors Say Samsung Could Have Exclusive Rights to the Snapdragon 820 Until April

    There's a rumor out of Weibo that says the Snapdragon 820 could be exclusive to Samsung until April of next year.
  15. Android News

    Another Snapdragon 820 benchmark shows improved performance

    We're not sure why you wouldn't expect improved performance from one flagship chipset to the next, but in case you still had any doubts the Snapdragon 820 has shown up in more benchmarks, and it shows a considerable improvement over the Snapdragon 810.
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    Rumor Suggests a 2016 Nexus Smartphone from Huawei Will Use the Snapdragon 820

    Information from a Chinese electronics industry analyst suggests that Google will have Huawei producing yet another Nexus smartphone for 2016. This person also believes they will be using the Snapdragon 820 which is said to be ready for devices in Q1 of next year.
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    Snapdragon 820 is Reportedly Only Slightly Faster than the Exynos 7420

    Tom's Hardware was recently invited to the Qualcomm headquarters to get a first look at the Snapdragon 820 SoC. Some benchmarks showed significant improvement over the Exynos 7420, and almost beating the Apple A9, but most showed very little improvement over the SoC that Samsung used in the...
  18. Android News

    Qualcomm Demos Wireless Docking Station with the Snapdragon 820

    Is it finally the time for wireless docks to come of age? Qualcomm believes so, with the first 802.11ad WiGig docks based on the company's technology potentially going on sale before the year is out. The chipmaker showed off its newest WiGig tech alongside the Snapdragon 820 in New York City...
  19. Android News

    Qualcomm Officially Unveils the Snapdragon 820 SoC

    The Snapdragon 820 comes equipped with new modems, enabling X12 LTE, with Cat 12 downlink speeds of up to 600 Mbps and support of 3x20 MHz Carrier Aggregation, and Cat 13 uplink speed of up to 150 Mbps via support for 64-QAM, or Quadrature Amplitude Modulation. In addition, the 820 supports...
  20. Android News

    Qualcomm Teases the Snapdragon 820 Before Announcement

    Qualcomm’s taken to social media to tease a Snapdragon 820 launch event scheduled for tomorrow. A company marketing exec has promised that a live Q-and-A session is also forthcoming, where users can submit their questions via Twitter to learn even more about the chip. It looks like Qualcomm’s...