Qualcomm sales up 37% in Q2, mobile biz crosses $6 bn on Snapdragon chips

Chip-maker Qualcomm has reported a 37 per cent rise in its revenue in the June quarter despite challenging macro-economic environment, announcing the extension of its patent license agreement with Samsung for its Galaxy devices. The company posted $10.93 billion in revenue for its third quarter (April-June period) and its handset business grew 59 per cent … Read more

Samsung may ‘kill’ one of its most popular smartphones

It has been in the works for a while now and won’t come as a surprise but it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Note series of smartphones will soon fade into oblivion. Samsung didn’t launch a new Galaxy Note smartphone this year and officially confirmed it had no plans to do so and now a … Read more

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 865+ first mobile chipset to break 3GHz speeds

In what could be a big thing for mobile processors, Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 865+ chipset. While the chipset doesn’t make big changes to existing technologies, it is the first time a mobile chipset is capable of over 3GHz frequencies. It’s important advertisement for Advanced RISC Machine (ARM), which creates the architectures for almost … Read more

Smartphone sales in India hits zero in April

The extended lockdown in India has resulted in zero shipments for the smartphone players in India in the month of April as factories are shut and it will take two-four weeks time for the manufacturing units to resume normal operations once lockdown is relaxed. The month of March saw a steep annual decline in smartphone … Read more