Apple To Replace Qualcomm With Internal 5G Modems Raise Legal Issues
Apple bought Intel's modem group with the objective of eventually replacing Qualcomm with internal 5G modems. Formerly expected, but now highly improbable, is that Apple will switch to internal modems before the expiration period. The two patents have expiration dates of 2029 and 2030, respectively, and Apple's efforts to get them canceled ended on June 27 when the Supreme Court denied Apple's plea to revive the patent issue.
Tags: Apple, 5G, modem, Qualcomm, Intel
iQOO To Launch iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro With 120W Charger
Vivo-backed smartphone company iQOO is expected to launch iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro on January 5, according to the media reports. It'll make its debut in China. The flagship version of the smartphone may feature a 6.78-inch QHD+ curved OLED display, 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Reportedly, it may offer a 120W charger for a 4700mAh battery.
Tags: iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro, Qualcomm, China, Vivo
Courtesy: The Siasat Daily
Vivo Y32 Launched In China; World's 1st Phone With Snapdragon 680 Processor
Vivo Y32 has been launched in China, being the world's first phone equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor. It also features 8GB RAM + 128 GB storage, Android 11, and a 6.51-inch HD+ display. It is equipped with a 13-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Vivo also offers a 5000mAh battery that supports an 18W charger. In China, the device is priced at around Rs 16,700.
Tags: Vivo Y32, China, Snapdragon 680, Qualcomm, Android 11
Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360
Qualcomm & Asus Launch 'Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders'
America's Qualcomm and Taiwan's Asus have collaboratively launched their first smartphone named 'Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders'. However, the phone is priced roughly at Rs 1.12 lakh for 6GB + 512GB storage that runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Besides, it has a 6.78-inch full-HD+ Samsung AMOLED display and a 64-megapixel Sony primary sensor with a 24-megapixel selfie camera. It'll first be available in China, Germany, US followed… read-more
Tags: Snapdragon Insider, Qualcomm, Asus, samrtphone, Sony sensor
Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360
Samsung To Hold Mobile Phone Production Due To Chip Shortage
Amid the serious imbalance in semiconductor's supply globally, Samsung has halted the production of its semi-range mobile phones due to shortage of chip. However, the company had planned to release a cheaper version of Galaxy S21 in August, but suspended due to shortage of Qualcomm's application processor. According to South Korea's Electronics Times report, Samsung might suspend S21 FE model's production.
Tags: Samsung, Galaxy S21 Fan Edition, semiconductor, Qualcomm
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Qualcomm To Launch Android Gaming Console Similar To Nintendo Switch
US-based semiconductor company Qualcomm is planning to launch a gaming console that is similar to the popular Nintendo Switch but will be backed by Android 12. With detachable controllers on left and right sides and reportedly resembling a thicker smartphone, the handheld console is equipped with a Snapdragon chipset. Providing downloadable Google Play-supported apps/services, the model will have Quick Charge technology powered by 6000mAh… read-more
Tags: Gaming, Gaming Console, Nintendo Switch, Qualcomm
Apple To Develop 6G; Posts Ads To Hire R&D System Engineers
Tech giant Apple Inc. is looking to work on 6G cellular connectivity by hiring engineers for research and development R&D. It also recently posted advertisements to hire wireless system engineers at Silicon Valley offices. Interestingly, the decision came after Apple settled a contentious lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc over 5G fees. While Apple is eyeing to be self-sufficient and emerge as a global leader in the 6G technology, market… read-more
Tags: Apple, 6G, Qualcomm, Smartphone, I phone
Courtesy: The Indian express
Xiaomi Confirms Redmi Note 10 Series' Launch For March
Smartphone-giant Xiaomi has announced that the much-awaited Redmi Note 10 series would arrive in India by March 2021. While the launch date or specifications remain ambiguous, the series would comprise of the Redmi Note 10 and Note 10 Pro. Reportedly, Redmi Note 10 is expected to boast a 64MP quad-camera, 120Hz LCD, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chipset, and a 5,050mAh fast-charging battery. Besides, the flagship model may offer three RAM-ROM… read-more
Tags: Xiaomi, Redmi, Note 10 series, Qualcomm, Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro
Jio, Qualcomm Tech Join Hands To Create 5G Network
Jio Networks and Qualcomm Technology are collaborating to create a 'virtual RAN complaint 5G solution'. The development of efficient RAN solutions aims to encourage the local production and speed up the 5G network infrastructure in the country under Atmanirbhar Bharat. Mathew Oommen, president of Jio Infocomm, stated, " We are delighted… read-more
Tags: Jio Platforms, Qualcomm, 5G
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