Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 is 2014's Must-Have Mobile Chipset

The Snapdragon 800's had a good run, powering some (bordering on all) of the Android flagship models for the last year. Now there's an upgrade. Larger camera sensor support, Ultra HD video capture and a headline maximum clockspeed increase to 2.45GHz are the next-phone boasts of the Snapdragon 801. » 2/24/14 6:15am 2/24/14 6:15am

The First 64-Bit Snapdragon Processor Won't Be in a Phone You'll Want

Apple started a wave when it announced its new A7 processor--the brain of all its flagship products—would be 64-bit. Competitors have been keen to catch up, and now Qualcomm's making its move with the new Snapdragon 410, the first 64-bit chip in the line. The catch? It's for low and midrange phones. » 12/09/13 4:47pm 12/09/13 4:47pm

This 540-Degree Smartphone Photo Booth Captures Action at Every Angle

Using 130 HTC One smartphones and a few breakdancing, fire-breathing passersby who just happened to include a perfectly trained dog and totally weren't actors, Qualcomm showed off everything its crazy fast Snapdragon processors can do with a 540-degree Ultimate Smartphone Photo Booth. » 10/21/13 2:44pm 10/21/13 2:44pm

Report: The Next Amazon Kindle Fires Will Have Blazing Snapdragon Guts

BGR is reporting that the next batch of Amazon Kindle Fires will run a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked "at about" 2GHz. It's hard to believe that Amazon would go with Qualcomm's top chipset on a tablet that's supposed to compete as a cheaper alternative to the iPad. Extreme overkill, much? On the other hand,… » 7/30/13 10:28am 7/30/13 10:28am

Meet the New Crazy-Fast Snapdragon 800 and 600 Processors

Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro processor has been blowing us away with its speed in phones like the Nexus 4 and HTC's Droid DNA, and that's why we can't wait to meet its big brothers. The Snapdragon 800 boasts a quad-core Krait 400 CPU, that can go up to 2.3GHz per core. » 1/07/13 9:40pm 1/07/13 9:40pm

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: A Great Phone That Tries Too Hard

Samsung's Galaxy S II was the king of Android in 2011. But now HTC is on top with the new One X. The Galaxy S III is the most anticipated spec-beast of the year (so far), but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the best. » 6/20/12 12:01am 6/20/12 12:01am

HTC One X Review: The Best Android Phone Right Now (Updated)

HTC is bringing its A-game in a big way. The One S was good, but the screen and radio were weak links. The One X aims to fix that. It brings a bigger, more beautiful screen, and LTE connectivity. It's beautifully designed. But is it enough to eclipse the best Android phones—or even the iPhone? » 5/04/12 1:27pm 5/04/12 1:27pm

Qualcomm's Quad-Core TV Processors Could Deliver Console Quality…

Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors have been a hallmark of mobile devices for the past few years. Not content with keeping the party in your pockets, the Snapdragon is coming to your TV, to the tune of 1.5GHz quad-core processor mightiness. » 1/10/12 11:37am 1/10/12 11:37am