Post Tagged with: "Snapdragon"

Qualcomm Confirms Which S4 Processor Windows Phone 8 with Launch With

Today, Microsoft announced that Qualcomm will be the sole provider of dual core SoCs for initial launch devices from hardware partners Nokia, Huawei, Samsung, and HTC. This doesn’t mean that they will hold this spot exclusively, but at launch you will only find Qualcomm Snapdragon…

Snapdragon Quad Core S4 Pro Adreno 320 GPU Gameplay – Reign of Amira

At Computex 2012 we got to check out the Qualcomm S4 Pro APQ8064 running the Adreno 320 GPU. Qualcomm claims the graphics are improved by a factor of 3 – 4 times over its predecessor the Adreno 225 GPU. The APQ8054 runs between 1.5-1.7 GHz…

ASUS Padfone Review – Smartphone, Station & Dock

The ASUS Padfone… is more than just a phone, it can transform into a 10 inch tablet that can then turn into a Netbook by attaching a keyboard to it. This product line up is one that I’m keen to follow as an evolution, as

PadFone Dock is Interchangable with the Original Transformer Dock [Video]

The ASUS Padfone… is a smartphone with Netbook aspirations as it comes with a 10.1 inch tablet (Padfone Station) and a keyboard dock. If you happen to have an original Transformer dock laying around (or can find one on Ebay) you’ll be able to save

Padfone Delay Likely Caused by Snapdragon S4 Shortages *Update

ASUS had a launch event here in Taiwan announcing that the Padfone… would go up for pre-order on April 4th and on sale April 20th in Taiwan, Germany, Hong Kong & Singapore.  We have since receiving word from Chunghua Telecom that our Padfone would be

HTC One X – Dual Core VS Quad Core

HTC has released two versions of the HTC One X, a Quad Core featuring an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor & a Dual Core running Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor.  There is a long standing belief that more core equals more performance and now that we have…

Samsung I9300: Benchmarks Surface

Looks like a careless tester left the GLBenchmark for the upcoming Samsung GT-i9300 Galaxy SIII up long enough for a tipster to get the information to PhoneArena. Through the accidentally posted walk through video from Vietnamese site Tinhte it has been deduced that the 4.7″…

Qualcomm to Early on Smartbooks but S4 Ultra-Thin Laptops Could be Right On Time

You can have a great idea but if you’re too early to market then no one will care and actually mock your product, that seems to be the case with Qualcomm and their Smartbook concept. Back in 2009 Qualcomm pushed an ultrathin ARM based laptop…

Qualcomm Number One in Mobile GPU Shipments for 2011

The Jon Peddie Research firm released some stats yesterday for shipments of mobile GPUs in SoC platforms. In general, the data shows that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for smartphones and tablets is around 18% for 2011. This confirms the common-sense notion that tablets…

Windows Phone 8 Running Snapdragon S4 Already in the Works

We already heard in the Qualcomm Press briefing that Windows 8 was indeed in the works, now a The Verge has news from Microsoft staff that they are already prototypes in testing. Apparently early versions of a partner’s Windows Phone 8 device running a 1.5GHz…

Panasonic ELUGA power Hands-On and Comparison with Samsung Galaxy Note

At Mobile World Congress Panasonic announced the ELUGA power, a sleek Android smartphone running Android 4.0 with a beautiful, large 5-inch screen.
The ELUGA power is using Panasonic’s own LCD technology for the 5-inch, 1280 x 720 resolution screen. There are no buttons on the…

Qualcomm Snapdragon Asynchronous Core Technology Demo at MWC 2012

Nicole came across a very cool demonstration in the Qualcomm booth at Mobile World Congress. They were showing off their asynchronous core technology in both the dual-core, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 (MSM8960 chipset), which should be coming out soon in Q2, and their upcoming quad-core…

Qualcomm No-Glasses 3D Tablet Reference Design Hands-On Video

Qualcomm and MasterImage 3D have teamed up in producing a 10.1-inch, Android 4.0 reference design tablet using the Snapdragon S4 processor and MasterImage’s glasses-free 3D technology.
We saw a small demo unit of the MasterImage glasses-free 3D display at CES 2012, and the quality of…

Qualcomm “Krait” Snapdragon MSM8960 GPU Benchmark’s Leaked

Looks like an over zealous developer got a little too excited and used a free version of Nemamark and the free version automatically uploads your results to a public forum. Qualcomm’s upcoming 28nm based Snapdragon SoCs has the code name Krait and the processor that…

LG Optimus Pad Gets Upgraded with LTE & 1.5GHz Processor

In an unusual move LG waited until after CES to launch the Optimus Pad LTE, guess they didn’t want to get lost in the windfall of news. The 8.9… inch tablet is a direct sequel to its original predecessor with a 1280×768 IPS screen