SNAPDRAGON 810 Posts on XDA

Prototype for the Canceled Project ARA Modular Smartphone Revealed

Modular smartphones have long been regarded as the pinnacle of futuristic smartphone technology. A video simply titled 'Phonebloks' was published towards the end of 2013 that illustrated one man's vision for the future of smartphones. That video currently has over 21 million views and at the time caught the attention of the entire tech industry....

Geekbench 4: How The Processor Ranking Changed Under the New, More Accurate Benchmark

Geekbench 4 has been released, and we’ve seen a bit of a rebalancing of scores. Some chips have seen their scores rise, while others have fallen drastically. With Geekbench 4, Primate Labs have attempted to create the most accurate version of Geekbench yet, and they seem to have done a fantastic job. All across the...

OnePlus 3 Performance over Time, Throttling and Thermals Analysis — OnePlus Claims the Crown

A few days ago we took a quick look at the issues behind the RAM management of the OnePlus 3, a hot topic surrounding the phone’s performance. What’s seemingly not a big topic, nor a hot one, is the phone’s Snapdragon 820 processor’s performance. The conclusion may have been spoiled already, but in preliminary testing for...

S7 Edge Throttling & Thermals: Stress-tests Comparing SD820, 810, 808, A9 & Exynos 7420

Now that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have arrived to consumer hands, we can finally begin exploring the nature of the Snapdragon 820 thanks to our first set of tests. While no amount of single-device testing will reveal the true nature of the 820, we can, at the very least, see how the 820 behaves inside...

Witch-hunts and Wizardry: On Community Reactions to Blunders and Shortcomings

When was the last time a company, app or product that you have praised left and right in conversation - and online - did a full 180 and set spark to your wrath? There might have been a small oversight at heart that caused the outrage, but with enormous consequences in the end, warranting an all-out...

Snapdragon 820 to be Made by Samsung with New 14nm FinFET LPP Process

Rumors had it that Qualcomm would come to Samsung for the fabrication of their new Snapdragon 820 chipset. At launch, the announcement of a 14nm build narrowed it down to just a couple alternatives. Today, we learned that the Snapdragon 820 will, in fact, be built by Samsung. While it was likely this would be the...

820 Critics, the LeTV Max Pro is not the Phone You’re Looking For

The LeTV Max Pro. You've probably heard of it by now, yet not because the brand itself brings any excitement, but because of its chipset. At Qualcomm's CES press conference this year, the company officially unveiled the first smartphone containing its highly anticipated Snapdragon 820 SoC.That's right, the Chinese company LeTV's new "superphone" claimed the...

The Best and Worst of 2015: XDA Edition

The year is almost at an end, but it doesn't look like Android's dominance will subside anytime soon. Although we all share the experience of running an Android device here at XDA, each and every one of us will have a unique Android experience based on his or her device, region, carrier, and more. But there...

YU Launches CyanogenOS Powered “Yutopia” With SD810, 4GB RAM

Nowadays, YU is being called as the OnePlus of India, and for good reason too. The similarities between both of them are numerous: Both are off-shoots of a major and successful company in their home markets. Both tend to create a fair bit of hype around their products. Both aim to produce the most "bang for your...

Water Cooling Flagships Sees Dramatic Performance Improvements

Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips has tested the effects of water cooling on the performance and throttling of this years flagships and has discovered some spectacular results. Starting with the iPhone 6S and continuing with the Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9, ZTE Axon and finally the LG G4. In the video, Linus ran GeekBench continually for 10...

Opinion: The 810 Held Back a Generation with Deliberate Apologism & Damage Control

It’s been a little over a week since I received a OnePlus 2 unit for review, and with it, I finally got enough time to truly test the Snapdragon 810 and get it through its paces. It's been an eye-opening experience, and it made me reconsider a few things I want to discuss. If we go...

Sony Unveils the Xperia Z5 Flagship Lineup, Specs and Features

At their IFA announcement, Sony took the wraps off the Xperia Z5 Flagship trio: the Xperia Z5, the Xperia Z5 Compact, and the Xperia Z5 Premium.Starting with the first differentiating factor amongst these is the screen size. The Xperia Z5 comes along with a 5.2" 1080p IPS display. The Xperia Z5 Compact comes with a...