Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855

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The chipset is shaping up to be a pretty big deal, though, because not only will it very likely be inside numerous most hotly anticipated phones of 2019, but it'll also enable 5G connectivity for the first wave of 5G smartphones. While the market has already several smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors, the company brings in the new 3D Sonic Sensors. This will allow for blazing speeds, but it will take time for networks to come online.

Verizon's 5G service will go live in early 2019, says the company. The Snapdragon 855 will, in fact, be the first SoC on the market to use this feature for the new generation of connectivity that we will see become official during the year that is about to begin.

Of course for those to be practical, they need more than just a 5G modem inside. For example, with the Samsung Galaxy S9 range, the company only used the Qualcomm chipset in the United States version and some other variants of the device.

Samsung is widely-tipped to introduce 5G to the top-of-the-line variant of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone range, which is scheduled to launch at Mobile World Congress in February 2019.

Flags at half-staff for former President
Since the dog began living with Bush, an official Sully Instagram account has shared candid photographs of the two together. A departure ceremony will be held at the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base near Houston at 10:30 a.m. local time.

The images also show three rear-facing cameras that makes a little more sense than the mess in the front, with Samsung apparently set to match some of the phones coming out of China. This time, Samsung tweeted a promotion for the Galaxy Note 9 from "Twitter for iPhone".

Because its sensor is ultrasonic, Qualcomm is promising accurate detection along with greater security compared to rival options like optical sensors.

Samsung has partnered with Verizon on its 5G Home offering since the beginning of 2018. What we do know is that the 855 will probably power the bulk of next year's high-end smartphones (because what else would?).

Up front, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is said to feature a 6.4-inch dual-curved edge AMOLED display with a quad HD screen resolution. Its name is the Snapdragon 855, although internally it has been known by the initials SDM8150.

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NASA boss Jim Bridenstine has told reporters that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk smoking week on a podcast "was not appropriate behavior". This space program is a private-public undertaking to develop a technology which will explore the lunar eclipse.

Earlier this year, Qualcomm announced the world's first 5G modem, the X50, which is supposed to increase download speeds by up to 20x over what most mobile users now experience.

Can Qualcomm beat Huawei's Kirin 980? The modem will be built into the Snapdragon 855 platform.

Every OnePlus phone so far has featured a Qualcomm chipset, so there's no reason to believe the company won't follow suit in its next flagship device. The chip will contain "the world's first computer vision ISP".

Another interesting new feature of Snapdragon 855 is the Snapdragon Elite Gaming which in general, still being draped in mystery.

Measure ending US support for Yemen war clears Senate hurdle
The bill, which would end US military support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, passed by a vote of 63-to-37 on Wednesday. In an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal , Pompeo said the Crown Prince has moved the country in a reformist direction.

We'll be bringing you more from Maui as we get it, but don't expect this to be the only announcement - Qualcomm may have a trick or two up its sleeve yet.

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