OnePlus 3T with Snapdragon 821 is in the works
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Not a phablet, the CEO kind of confirmed

OnePlus 3T might be the rumored phone powered by the Snapdragon 821 SoC but the company’s CEO Peter Lau last week in Hong Kong told Fudzilla and a few other people that it doesn't have any plans to make a phablet. 

5G will have multiple Gigabit upload speeds
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Qualcomm CTO confirms to Fudzilla

Everyone was excited about 5G's promised 5Gbps download speed, but most have ignored the upload component. Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob has confirmed to Fudzilla that you can expect to see multiple Gbps upload speeds.

TSMC hopes to woo Qualcomm back with 7nm
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It does not appear interested in 10nm

TSMC thinks that it can win back Qualcomm’s chip business with its 7nm process technology, but has all but given up expecting it to return for 10nm.

iPhone 7 suffers from a bad case of Intel modems
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Intel modems not that hot

It seems that a row is brewing between Apple fanboys who were given a phone with an Intel modem and those who have something from Qualcomm instead.

Qualcomm discusses path to 5G networks
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20Gbps speeds at 500KM/h while traveling

Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob has promised exciting times with 5G, with speeds up to 20 Gbps, and gave us a lot of examples about what will change when the networks become available.

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427
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Upgraded Snapdragon 600 and 400 series

Qualcomm has just announced three new Snapdragon chips, the 653, 626 and 427, all featuring better modems and a bit faster CPU performance.

Qualcomm announces world's first 5G modem
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Snapdragon X50 comes next year

Qualcomm has surprised the audience at the 4G/5G summit this week in Hong Kong by launching the world’s first 5G modem. The Snapdragon X50, as it is called, supports operations in the millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band.

Qualcomm's next-generation 800 series uses X16 modem
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Qualcomm's EVP previews the Snapdragon 830

Christiano Amon, the Executive Vice President, QTI and President, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies has just mentioned that the next-generation Snapdragon 800 series will come with an X16 gigabit-class modem.

Qualcomm discusses iris, retina verification for mobiles
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4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key

Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors. 

Qualcomm SVP talks Snapdragon 820 and 821
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4G 5G summit: What is important for the future

Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, has just given us a quick overview on the state of Snapdragon 820 and 821, and has discussed what will be important for the future of Snapdragon.