• Samsung Will Manufacture Qualcomm's 5G Chips

    9 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Qualcomm today said it has expanded its long-standing agreement with Samsung to use the company's foundries to manufacture Snapdragon 5G mobile chipsets. Samsung's new 7-nanometer, low power plus , extreme ultra violet lithography techniques produce significantly smaller chips that give phone makers more space in their designs. The 7LPP process also provides significant improvements to battery life. Compared to Samsung's older 10nm FinFET process, the 7LPP EUV process boosts chip efficiency by 40%, with a 10% increase in performance or a 35% drop in power consumption. Neither company...
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  • Samsung to manufacture 5G Snapdragon 7nm chips

    Samsung to manufacture 5G Snapdragon 7nm chips

    9 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    Qualcomm and Samsung announced in separate press releases that the Korean manufacturer would build the upcoming 5G Snapdragon chipsets. They will be made on the 7nm process technology, a massive step in introducing the extreme ultraviolet lithography .
    Samsung factory in Hwaesong, South Korea
    Compared to the 10 nm FinFET chips, the EUV tech will provide 40% area efficiency, 10% higher performance and up to 35% lower power consumption. The deployment will break the barriers of Moore's law scaling and will lead the way to single-digit nanometer semiconductor tech...
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  • Qualcomm shows off reference design for powerful VR headset with inside-out tracking

    9 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    When Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon 845 processor they promised many VR-related capabilities, and now the company has unveiled a reference design which implements the chipset and which can be easily replicated by OEMs looking to deliver the technology to users. The reference device is based the Snapdragon Mobile VR platform but with twice as much...
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  • Galaxy S10 may sport a 5G modem, as Qualcomm teams with Samsung on 7nm Snapdragon 855

    Galaxy S10 may sport a 5G modem, as Qualcomm teams with Samsung on 7nm Snapdragon 855

    9 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Korean media was on to something yesterday, when it reported that Samsung will break ground on a new foundry this week, dedicated exclusively to 7nm chips, and, lo and behold, Samsung just came out with a press release confirming it, and throwing Qualcomm into the 7nm mix, too.
    Last week, Qualcomm announced the world's first 7nm chipset, its next-gen X24 wireless modem that will be capable of pre-5G 2Gbps download speeds. At the time, we were a bit miffed where will the SoC giant cast this thing, provided there were rumors it has turned to TSMC for the next generation Snapdragon ...
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  • Qualcomm pushes Snapdragon processors with Microsoft and Samsung

    9 monthes ago - By CBR

    Working with Microsoft, Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors are set to become an alternative to those typically provided by the likes of AMD and Intel.
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