Author: Wayne Lam

Windows on Snapdragon Now Inevitable

On 13 October, Microsoft celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Surface hardware line with the release of the new Surface Pro 9 two-in-one designs. Rather than serving as a mere…

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Why NR-Light Is a Big Deal for 5G

When 5G was launched nearly three years ago, its central promise was the creation of a single wireless network capable of supporting many different industries and uses. It was designed…

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Ray Tracing Takes Pole Position in Mobile GPU Race

As smartphones have become increasingly powerful, the concept of mobile gaming has gathered steam. Premium gaming experiences are supported by a level of performance that was unimaginable even a few…

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Where Mobile Imaging Magic Happens

Most leading smartphones are designed with very capable camera systems. They often feature dual or triple lenses in a configuration of focal lengths, coupled with high-performance, high-resolution image sensors prominent…

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Qualcomm Delivers Distinct New Mobile System-on-Chips

The premium Android smartphone market has evolved and diversified; many manufacturers have entered the segment, driven by demand for quality devices and unique experiences. To compete, these companies look to…

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Apple Continues Proven Strategies in New iPhone SE Design

The new 5G device exemplifies Apple’s hardware approach Since its launch in 2016, the iPhone SE line has been a way for Apple to offer a more affordable smartphone —…

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High-Performance RF Filters Will Secure True Promise of 5G

Why the 5G neighbourhood needs effective fences In an abundance of caution, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cited safety concerns in late 2021 to force a delay in the…

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Snapdragon Gets Snap-Happy

Qualcomm clears the way for major upgrades to smartphone cameras This week, after a pandemic-induced hiatus, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit once again took place in Hawaii, where the chipmaker showed…

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MediaTek Joins the Flagship Club

New Dimensity 9000 stakes claim on top-tier phones In what may be the company’s most significant chipset announcement yet, MediaTek recently unveiled its Dimensity 9000 system-on-chip (SoC), a premium mobile…

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Inside the Apple iPhone 13

Our latest teardown reveals Apple’s design tricks As a part of our analyses of the latest and most significant mobile phone designs, we’ve conducted a thorough teardown of Apple’s iPhone…

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