Huawei Honghu 818 SoC vs Mediatek MT5597 vs MT5596 vs Amlogic S905X vs Tegra X1

With the launch of HarmonyOS on the Honor Vision & Vision Pro TVs, I thought it was worth looking into the chipsets that power these devices. With 4K HDR playback available on most TVs you would expect something relatively beefy powering the underlying SmartOS. Flagship mobiles are currently using the 7nm fabrication process, but most … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Vs Snapdragon 855 vs Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 980 Comparison

Qualcomm has announced a refresh to their Snapdragon 855 SoC in the form of the Snapdragon 855+. It has been a while since Qualcomm launched a mid-life product refresh of a flagship system on a chip. The last instance was the Snapdragon 821, though last year there were some limited higher bin variants of the … Read more

Nvidia TEGRA 2 : Hello Android, Bye Microsoft

The Tegra was the original powerhouse in the mobile world powering the soon to be Microsoft Kin Mobile phones and also that “not for Britain” PMP the Zune HD. With stiff competition from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon, mobile Intel chips and ARM, all good at what they do. TEGRA never failed to impress in its reviews and … Read more