Intel renames nodes: 10nm+ and 7nm become Intel 7 and 4

Intel will no longer designate its processes with nanometers. The company is introducing new names that should give a “clearer picture” compared to competitors. The 10nm+ and the upcoming 7nm node will be named Intel 7 and Intel 4. Intel 7 is the new name of what Intel previously called 10nm Enhanced SuperFin. This is an improved version … Read more

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 732G-soc

Qualcomm has announced a new soc that will be made at 8nm. It is the Snapdragon 732G which is mainly aimed at midrange phones. The soc is the successor to the Snapdragon 730G released last year and has some minor improvements. The new Snapdragon 732G-soc brings two improvements over its predecessor: the clock speed of … Read more

Qualcomm presents two new socs for laptops

Processor designer Qualcomm has presented two new socs for laptops at its own Snapdragon Tech Summit. The 8c will be placed next to the current 8cx, while the 7c is intended for cheaper laptops. According to Qualcomm, the new socs should provide a breakthrough for Arm socs in the market for cheap laptops. The 8c … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 and 765G are first 5g socs with mmWave support

Qualcomm puts an integrated 5G modem in its Snapdragon 765 and 765G that supports frequencies below 6GHz and high mmWave frequencies. It is the first soc with an integrated 5G modem that can do this. Competitive SOCs only work with 5g at low frequencies. Qualcomm is integrating its new Snapdragon X52 5g modem into the … Read more

Samsung Exynos 990-soc gets support for 108Mp camera and 120Hz screen

Samsung presents a new high-end soc for smartphones. The Exynos 990 octacore is made on a 7nm process with EUV, has two custom M5 cores, a Mali G77 GPU and can control 108-megapixel cameras. Samsung also presents a new 5g modem. The Exynos 990 is the successor to the Exynos 9820 and 9825 that are … Read more

Qualcomm announces 8nm-socs Snapdragon 730 and 730G

Qualcomm has announced two new socs that will be made at 8nm. It is the successor of the Snapdragon 710. The Snapdragon 730 has improved CPU cores and a faster GPU. The 730G is a variant with a higher GPU clock speed. The Snapdragon 730 and 730G are the first socs that Qualcomm has made … Read more

Samsung introduces Exynos 9820-soc that will probably come in Galaxy S10

Samsung has presented its next high-end soc for smartphones. Like the Kirin 980 from competitor Huawei, the Exynos 9820 consists of three clusters. It also has the Mali G76 GPU in common with that soc, but Samsung uses a variant with more cores. The Exynos 9820’s three clusters consist of two fourth-generation custom cores, two … Read more

Samsung starts chip production on 7nm process with euv

Samsung has started producing chips on its 7nm low power plus process, partly using EUV. Samsung says it will have capacity in 2020 for customers who need a lot of chips. The start of production on the 7nm process with euv has gone according to plan. In September last year, Samsung said it would start … Read more

'TSMC started mass production of next generation iPhone socics'

Press agency Bloomberg reports on the basis of sources that the Taiwan chip maker TSMC has begun mass production of the next generation of socics that will be released in iPhones to be released later this year. The press agency says to rely on sources that are familiar with information about the production process. This … Read more

TSMC has begun mass production of next-generation iPhone socs

Bloomberg news agency reports citing sources that Taiwanese chip maker TSMC has begun mass-producing next-generation socs that will come in iPhones to be released later this year. The news agency says it is relying on sources that are familiar with information about the production process. This would include the new A12 soc, which is reportedly … Read more