Hardware Archive

Qualcomm S4 Snapdragon chip is in shortage

Qualcomm announced that their subcontractor that makes the 28nm System on a Chip Snapdragon S4 could not supply enough chip for the current demand. Qualcomm Cheif Operating officer Steve Mollenkopf confirmed on BBC that they underestimated the demand for the S4 Snapdragon. S4 Snapdragon is a quad-core SoC and its currently being used by HTC on

iPad 3 A5X vs Nvidia Tegra 3 benchmarked

Following the claim of Apple during the iPad 3 unveiling that its A5X chip is 5x faster in graphics capability compared to the Nvidia Tegra 3 without showing any benchmark to support their claim and this resulted to questions. The Tegra 3 is the latest processor that is powering the Android quad-core slates and smartphones

Apple claims A5X graphics is 4x than Tegra 3, where is the proof?

Apple recently launched the “all new iPad” and during the launching Apple emphasized the power of their new A5X chip. Apple showed a chart comparing the A5X and Nvidia Tegra-3. Apple claims that A5X graphics perfomance is 4x faster than Tegra-3 without any benchmark proof or footnote. In response to this claim, Ken Brown, a

Qualcomm S4 SoC – boost performance, better graphics, multimode modem

Recently Qualcomm formally introduced their upcoming S4 SoC (System-on-a-chip) mobile processor. This new Qualcomm S4 is built  in a 28nm fabrication. In electronics, the smaller the chip the faster and cooler it become, because it generate less heat. Aside from performance it consumes less power making it cooler as I said earlier. The new Snapdragon