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Tuesday 2 April 2024
Samsung Galaxy S25 to sustain dual-track AP system with Exynos 2500 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 4
Samsung Electronics is expected to maintain the dual-track application processor (AP) system for its next-generation Galaxy S25 series of smartphones in 2025, entailing the use of...
Monday 18 March 2024
Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 leaked benchmark scores reportedly outperform Apple's next chip
Just as Qualcomm is poised to unveil an updated Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, leaked benchmark scores for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, a 3nm flagship SoC slated for the second half of 2024, have...
Monday 4 March 2024
Chinese chip industry's space race behind the curtain of MWC 2024
On the sidelines of the overarching US-China tech rivalry unfolding across multiple domains, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2024 took place between Feb. 26 - 29, featuring...
Friday 16 February 2024
Samsung hopes 2nm AP orders from Qualcomm can be key to overtaking TSMC
Qualcomm has reportedly commissioned Samsung Electronics to develop a trial product for its 2nm application processor (AP). Although mass production still has a considerable way to...
Thursday 15 February 2024
Qualcomm announces AP contract extension with Samsung's flagship models; full adoption of Exynos will have to wait
Samsung's Galaxy S24 series marked the return of its in-house application processor (AP), the Exynos 2400. However, based on Qualcomm's financial report, it seems Samsung will require...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
China smartphone AP shipments, 4Q 2023


Thursday 1 February 2024
Gogoro snaps up Qualcomm's Snapdragon bringing smart cockpits to two-wheelers
Gogoro's flagship electric scooter Pulse is equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon Digital Chassis. to enable its iQ Touch HD digital dashboard.
Monday 29 January 2024
Samsung may aim at cost reduction with introducing Exynos APs into flagship S24 series
Samsung Electronics introduced its Exynos AP in its latest flagship S24 series, indicating its intention to lower the cost of procuring Qualcomm's chips and signal a potential revival...
Thursday 18 January 2024
Qualcomm, Samsung introduce the most advanced Snapdragon to 1st Galaxy AI-powered smartphones
Qualcomm Technologies has announced that its premium Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform is powering Samsung Electronics' latest flagship Galaxy S24 Ultra globally and Galaxy S24 Plus...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Samsung's mobile AP procurement costs significantly surged due to dependence on Qualcomm
In recent years, Samsung Electronics has adopted custom-designed application processors (APs) from Qualcomm for its flagship smartphones, eliminating performance controversies associated...
Friday 1 December 2023
TSMC likely to win it all, with Samsung's 3nm reportedly losing several significant orders
Despite its attempt to catch up with TSMC, Samsung Electronics is rumored to have recently lost several significant orders for its 3nm process. The South Korean industry believes...
Friday 1 December 2023
MediaTek shipments and market scale to be boosted by Redmi K70E and Buds 5 Pro
Redmi, a sub-brand of Xiaomi, recently revealed its new line of handsets for the K series.The K70E is equipped with MediaTek's Dimensity 8300 Ultra platform, and Redmi Buds 5 Pro...
Monday 30 October 2023
Generative AI adoption on edge devices to outpace expectations, says Qualcomm SVP
Qualcomm's senior vice president of product management, Ziad Asghar, believes that the adoption of generative AI on edge devices will progress faster than people's imagination. He...
Monday 30 October 2023
AI PC, AI phone market competition to heat up as Qualcomm, Apple, MediaTek unveil new chips solutions
Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit 2023 has ignited a new round of competition in the AI PC and AI smartphone markets, with major competitors Apple and MediaTek set to unveil their new...
Friday 27 October 2023
Can generative AI save the smartphone industry?
Although it's unlikely for smartphone applications to have a turnaround in 2023, generative AI has certainly offered the entire supply chain a glimmer of hope. Both end-user brands...
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Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research