Science

Qualcomm claims Android always beats the iPhone to new features

Qualcomm claims Android always beats the iPhone to new features”

"Qualcomm Technologies has enabled some notable world firsts on Android, and some remain Android exclusives to this day", reads the firm's post. The Note 8 is a stunning phone and Note lovers are sure to appreciate the S Pen functionality, dual camera performance, and more. However, the company has contributed a lot in various technologies that are used by the consumers on Android smartphones. However, the list has been revised to remove HTC One M7 from the dual camera technology. It is unusual to see Galaxy S8 here as it not features a single rear camera. It also points out that the model is to make its inventions "available as broadly as possible" in the industry with the licensing program.

The company lists plenty of manufacturers that it has worked closely. China-based Oppo and Vivo were new entrants to the market only a few years ago, but now have become two of the top five smartphone companies in the world.

We know what Qualcomm is trying to do - it's making sure people know that some of the technology which will most likely be highlighted on the iPhone X tomorrow already came out on Android phones.

Just hours before the Cupertino, California, giant's event, in which the company is expected to debut three new iPhones as well as other hardware, the chip manufacturer published a blog post in which it praises its own accomplishments and those of its Android partner manufacturers. Features such as bezel-less displays and iris scanning are already becoming standard in the Android world but many others in the list have even been in the iPhones for quite some time. The chip maker says that the Galaxy S8 is the first device enabled with Gigabit LTE connectivity.

Though Qualcomm's post doesn't mention Apple by name, the company suggests it can take credit for some the features in the iPhone. Bluetooth 5 first appeared on the Galaxy S8 and Sony's Xperia XZ Premium, but it's attributed to the HTC U11.

Xiaomi's Mi Mix is rightly credited as the smartphone that ushered in the era of barely-there bezels that has continued with the Galaxy S8 / Note 8 and LG G6 / V30. Qualcomm has also tested under-display fingerprint scanner and depth sensing through structured light on the company's reference design handset.



Like this

Latest


13 September 2017
Private Ocean Lowered Its Mastercard (MA) Stake; Amsurg (AMSG)'s Sentiment Is 0
Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 578,766 shares. On September 8 Barclays maintained a company rating of "Overweight" but moved up the price target from $35.00 to $148.00.

13 September 2017
Brokers Issue New Targets On Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP)
Recent session action on shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE:BIP) puts the stock on today's active list. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was originally posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune.

13 September 2017
Aussies in Asia warned about North Korea
Meanwhile, hundreds of local residents and activists are gathered near the USA base protesting the deployment. North Korea says it needs to develop weapons to protect itself against United States aggression.

13 September 2017
Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company
The fund owned 26,573 shares of the transportation company's stock after buying an additional 4,018 shares during the quarter. The company had revenue of $870.34 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $859.30 million.

13 September 2017
Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. NY Mets
The first six games will be on the road before the team opens the home slate against Detroit on Thursday, April 5th. The last two seasons, the teams have met for one four-game series in July, with each team hosting a pair of games.

13 September 2017
Putin agrees peacekeepers may be stationed away from engagement line in Donbass
Ukraine also rejected Moscow's demand that any deployment needs to be agreed by separatists. Taking into account German chancellor's views, Putin agreed to amend the draft U.N.

13 September 2017
How Analysts Feel About Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)?
The industrial products company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link .

13 September 2017
Key points of latest United Nations sanctions against North Korea
The United had originally pushed for a strict oil embargo, as well as a freeze on the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. North Korea was condemned globally for its latest nuclear test on September 3, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb.

13 September 2017
Michael Bisping Tells Georges St-Pierre to "Take Steroids"
Bisping's history with and distaste for users of performance enhancing drugs has spanned much of his career. Most would have left things at that but Bisping chose to prod his upcoming opponent further.

13 September 2017
Brokers Change Their Target Price On Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP)
The Connecticut-based Massmutual Communications Fsb Adv has invested 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in Compass Minerals International by 5.1% in the third quarter. (NYSE:CMP).



Recommended