A few weeks ago, photos of an unreleased Microsoft device emerged online. Now, more images of the Windows 10 Mobile handset - which was developed under the codename 'Northstar' - have surfaced.
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Images have emerged of an unannounced Windows 10 Mobile flagship from Microsoft, with a Snapdragon 820 processor and metal bodywork. Codenamed Northstar, it also featured dual front-facing speakers.
Microsoft has confirmed that the first devices to run full Windows 10 on ARM are expected to use Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 835, rather than the existing Snapdragon 820 that was demoed.
Today, Microsoft revealed its plans to bring the full version of Windows 10 to ARM chips, with support for x86 apps. See it in action on a device running Windows 10 Enterprise with a Snapdragon 820.
After announcing the Snapdragon 821 back in July, Qualcomm recently announced the full specs of the chipset, which promises 10% better CPU and 5% better GPU performance than the Snapdragon 820.
Qualcomm was happy to announce earlier today that it would be supporting Google's Tango mixed reality technology with its chips. The first Snapdragon to support it is the 652 but the 820 will follow.
The OnePlus 3 has an aluminum unibody and a range of high-end specs, including a 5.5-inch AMOLED screen, 64GB of storage, 16MP rear camera with EIS/OIS and PDAF, NFC support, dual-SIM, and more.
Lenovo's ZUK sub-brand has announced the Snapdragon 820-powered successor to last year's Z1 today, which will be available starting June 7 but can now be pre-ordered in China.
More key specs of the OnePlus 3 have apparently been revealed, including a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 64GB of onboard storage, and NFC support - and it looks like it could also launch with Android N.
In the MSDN documentation that shows the system requirements for Windows 10 Mobile, it shows that a few new processors are supported, such as the rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 and more.
Interested buyers of LG's latest flagship smartphone in Latin America will be disappointed to know that the company will not be selling the Snapdragon 820-powered variant in those markets.
It seems Sony is throwing all their eggs into the Xperia X basket as they pretty much confirm that there will be no Xperia Z6. The Z-series is being replaced by the new Xperia X moniker.
LG has just announced its modular, high end full metal G5 smartphone powered by the 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 820 chipset and 4 GB of RAM
Qualcomm has announced a trio of mid-range Snapdragon chipsets for low cost devices, which boast features such as reduced power usage, support for better cameras and improved performance.
Samsung has finally confirmed one of the more pervasive rumors of last year: that it has taken over manufacturing of the Snapdragon flagship CPU from TSMC and will be making the Snapdragon 820.
Currently in mass-production and slated for a February launch, the Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship recently showed up on GearBest, complete with renders and high-end specs, including the new Snapdragon 820.
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A new rumor has surfaced claiming that only Samsung will be able to utilize the Snapdragon 820 in its handsets initially. If true, this could offer a significant advantage to the upcoming Galaxy S7.
Qualcomm has launched its next generation flagship SoC to replace the oft-criticised 810 chip. Featuring improvements across the board, the 820 SoC represents the next era of mobile processing.
Qualcomm announces that their new high end mobile processor will include 600Mbps LTE-Advanced and Quick Charge 3.0 as well as other future proofing technologies such as 802.11ad “WiGig”
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Qualcomm claims that its next-generation Snapdragon 820 SoC - featuring its new custom-designed 'Kryo' 64-bit CPU - will offer up to twice the performance, and twice as much battery life, as the 810.
Core M is now a family of chips - Core M3, M5 and M7 - featuring the company's latest 'Skylake'-generation upgrades, and Intel has said that it's currently testing them for use in smartphones.
Qualcomm has announced that its Smart Protect mobile anti-malware solution will be coming to the Snapdragon 820 and will help protect devices from attacks even if the operating system is compromised.
Photos have emerged purporting to show Huawei's new 5.7-inch Nexus flagship in the flesh for the first time - and along with a fingerprint reader, they also reveal the handset's unusual rear styling.
Although Samsung ditched Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip for its latest flagship smartphone, a new document has suggested that the company might be open to using it in its next Galaxy S smartphone.
A recent press invite from Qualcomm stirred up speculation that the company might launch the Snapdragon 820 SoC at the event. However, new evidence has suggested that that isn't the case.
New details regarding the upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC have surfaced, claiming that the processor is 35% faster and runs way cooler than its predecessor. It is expected to be announced next week.
Details have been revealed about the new Nexus range-topper from Huawei, which is said to include a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, metal body, and Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 820 processor.
Persistent rumors have claimed for months that the Snapdragon 810 processor has an overheating problem, but a Qualcomm executive has dismissed them as "rubbish" that "someone" decided to make up.
According to a new report, Samsung managed to snatch another of TSMC's big clients. The South Korean company will build Qualcomm's upcoming high-end processors, the Snapdragon 820.
The new Snapdragon 810 chips may just be hitting the market now, but Qualcomm is already talking about its future generation of chips and the features they'll bring to our handsets next year.