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Sony XPERIA Z4 to sport Snapdragon 810 under the hood and run Lollipop out of the box, benchmark reveals

February 11 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A mystery smartphone has been spotted on the¬†Geekbench benchmark database, revealing that the device runs Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) and comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor. The smartphone is believed to be none other than the Sony XPERIA Z4. Are we surprised the Sony XPERIA Z4 will run Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)? Not at all, as all high-end Android-powered smartphones from... Read more

Exynos 7420 benchmarked on board prototype Samsung Galaxy S6?

January 29 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

According to previous reports, Qualcomm will be providing Samsung a redesigned version of the Snapdragon 810, after the processor reportedly was suffering from overheating issues. The redesigned version will be delivered to Samsung in March, suggesting that it will not make it in time for the Korean tech giant’s next flagship’s launch (said to be in March as well). In... Read more

Samsung is ‘unlikely’ to ditch Snapdragon 810, according to analyst

January 23 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Past reports have claimed that Samsung was disappointed with the Snapdragon 810 due to overheating issues, which is why the Galaxy S6 will sport the Exynos 7 Octa under the hood instead. According to an analyst, Samsung is “unlikely” to ditch plans of suing Qualcomm’s flagship CPU on the upcoming S6. The analyst in question is¬†Timothy Arcuri, an analyst from Cowen.... Read more