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Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 690, a mid-range chip to bring 5G to the masses

Qualcomm is on a roll in the lower mid-range product segment for the last couple of years. The U.S.-based chipmaker has seen many significant design wins from China-based smartphone vendors such as Xiaomi and Realme. In October 2018, it launched the Snapdragon 675 mobile platform, which was followed by the launch of the the Snapdragon...

MediaTek announces 7nm 5G SoC with Helio M70 modem, ARM Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU

It's been a while since MediaTek has made an announcement of a high-end SoC. The company vacated the high-end SoC market in the face of strong competition from Qualcomm after the MediaTek Helio X30 in 2017, which made its way to only two phones. Since then, MediaTek's mid-range P series of SoCs (in particular, the...

ARM announces the Cortex-A77 CPU core with 20-35% performance improvements

At ARM's annual TechDay event, ARM has announced the Cortex-A77 CPU core. The Cortex-A77 announcement comes alongside the announcement of the ARM Mali-G77 GPU, which is the first GPU that has the brand new "Valhall" GPU architecture. Together, these two products succeed last year's Cortex-A76 CPU and Mali-G76 GPU respectively. UK-based ARM, purchased by Japan-based Softbank...