A Detailed History of Qualcomm and their Smartphone System on Chip Dominance

A Detailed History of Qualcomm and their Smartphone System on Chip Dominance

MediaTek is just starting its Executive summit in Los Angeles, where we will be getting to learn more about the new flagship MediaTek Dimensity 9300. This new chipset claims to be better (at least in some areas) than the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset that was launched a month ago. Whether that is…

A Comprehensive History of MediaTek

A Comprehensive History of MediaTek

With the MediaTek Executive Summit upon us, this post aims to cover the history of Mediatek and their rise to become a key player in the world of system-on-chips. In this comprehensive exploration, we will delve into MediaTek’s notable acquisitions, financial performance, and their remarkable range of chipsets tailored for smartphones, Chromebooks & tablets, smart…

Android 14 vs Android 13

Android 14 vs Android 13

Android 14 is the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, succeeding Android 13, which was released in 2022. Android 14 doesn’t represent a major overhaul, but rather brings incremental improvements and new features that refine the user experience. The update started rolling out to Google Pixel devices in October 2023, with other phone manufacturers…

MediaTek Announces Dimensity 9300 Chipset with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Beating Claims
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MediaTek Announces Dimensity 9300 Chipset with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Beating Claims

MediaTek has announced its newest flagship mobile chipset, the Dimensity 9300, which the company claims delivers performance that beats Qualcomm’s recently announced Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. The Dimensity 9300 features an innovative “All Big Core” CPU design and upgraded AI capabilities for enhanced performance. All Big Core Design for More Powerful Computing The Dimensity…

OPPO Commits to Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Future Flagship Phone
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OPPO Commits to Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Future Flagship Phone

Following on from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 announcement, at the Snapdragon Summit 2023, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO highlighted its latest technological achievements developed in collaboration with Qualcomm. Future Flagship Smartphone to Feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 OPPO announced that its upcoming flagship smartphone will be one of the first devices to be powered…

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 to Bring Generative AI to Next Wave of Flagship Smartphones

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 to Bring Generative AI to Next Wave of Flagship Smartphones

Qualcomm today announced its latest premium mobile platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, which will power the next generation of flagship Android smartphones. The new chipset packs impressive upgrades in AI, camera, gaming, audio and connectivity to deliver premium experiences on mobile devices. Generative AI Takes Centre Stage A key highlight of Snapdragon 8 Gen…

Pixel 8 Pro Tensor G3 Benchmarks vs G2 vs Tensor vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
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Pixel 8 Pro Tensor G3 Benchmarks vs G2 vs Tensor vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

I recently received the Google Pixel 8 Pro to review, which will likely be completed by the end of next week. In the meantime, I have done my usual benchmarks to give some insight into the performance of the new Google Tensor G3. Blocked Benchmark Apps Shortly after the Pixel 8 series was launched, it…

Xiaomi 13T Review – An impressive phone with an excellent camera for just £549.
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Xiaomi 13T Review – An impressive phone with an excellent camera for just £549.

The Xiaomi 13T was announced at the end of September alongside the Xiaomi 13T Pro and the new Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro WearOS smartwatch. Priced at £549, the Xiaomi 13T is a compelling choice for anyone looking for a high quality phone without the expense associated with flagship phones. In particular, this phone applies to…

CASETiFY Unveils New Cases for Google Pixel 8 Series: A Detailed Overview
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CASETiFY Unveils New Cases for Google Pixel 8 Series: A Detailed Overview

CASETiFY has announced a new range of products specifically designed for the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. These products are part of the Made for Google Program and include the best-selling CASETiFY Impact Cases as well as a new Impact Screen Protector. CASETiFY Impact Cases for Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro…

Xiaomi 13T Dimensity 8200-Ultra Benchmarks vs Dimensity 8100 & Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
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Xiaomi 13T Dimensity 8200-Ultra Benchmarks vs Dimensity 8100 & Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Earlier this week, Xiaomi announced their two latest phones, the Xiaomi 13T and the 13T Pro. Both phones have impressive specifications while being relatively affordable compared to flagship phones that use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Instead, these two phones use MediaTek, with the Xiaomi 13T using the Dimensity 8200-Ultra and the 13T Pro…

Xiaomi Unveils 13T Pro Announced With MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ Priced From £649
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Xiaomi Unveils 13T Pro Announced With MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ Priced From £649

Xiaomi has pulled back the curtain on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi 13T Pro alongside the more affordable Xiaomi 13T. Aimed at users who are keen on visual artistry, the device comes with a suite of features that promise to redefine the smartphone experience. From its collaboration with Leica for the camera system to…