Qualcomm, one of the leading chip manufacturers for mobile devices, has just unveiled a new variant of the Snapdragon 400 chipset, with support for Quad Core processors and multi mode 3G/4G LTE connectivity. This move enables Qualcomm to capture some of the lost low-end chip marketshare that has been recently been inundated with chipsets from companies like MediaTek. The MSM8926 chip, as it is codenamed, adds support for quad core Cortex A7 processors and mainly, multi mode 3G/4G LTE connectivity, which will enable mass market devices to sport LTE modems at very low prices.
Continue reading “Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 400 Quad Core chip MSM8926, with in-built multi mode LTE”
At a press event in New Delhi, Micromax announced its next flagship device. The popular manufacturer of affordably priced Android smartphones introduced the Canvas HD which brings specs previously seen in high end smartphones at what is positively a ground breaking price point. Continue reading “Micromax A116 Canvas HD hands on”
MediaTek, the company behind those ultra cheap single and dual core system on chips launched recently, is prepping for another round of competition. Yes, they are now in the quad-core game, well, at least they will be, when they start making those sweet quad-core chips starting Q4 2012, according to reports from China Times.
Continue reading “MediaTek to make quad-core chips starting Q4 2012”
Intel’s smartphone powering Medfield chips have been curiously missing from the US market having seen a launch in India, China, Russia and the UK. It turns out that this might be due to their lack of support for LTE. Sumeet Syal, Marketing Chief at Intel, said in an interview that current x86 SoC’s will not support the high speed network but a modem solution will be available by the end of the year.
Continue reading “LTE capable Medfield chips coming soon says Intel”
Here’s a hands on video of the Tegra 3 powered Fujitsu smartphone.
Continue reading “Video : Fujitsu Tegra 3 Smartphone Hands On”
We’re back from the Fujitsu booth with some fresh photos from Fujitsu’s unnamed Arrows Quad Core Smartphone, which undoubtedly captured our attention. A look at the specifications list shows the reason why, as it’s simply one long list of the latest must have features in Android smartphones!
Continue reading “Photo Gallery: Fujitsu’s Tegra 3-powered Quad Core Smartphone”
We bumped into the team from Texas Instruments at the MobileFocus Global event last night. Texas Instruments takes us through some of their products at MWC 2012 and explains why optimization is more important than having faster processor and more cores.
Continue reading “Quick Look : Texas Instruments”
Here’s a quick look at the quad core Huawei MediaPad 10.1 which was unveiled yesterday during the Huawei pre-MWC event.
Continue reading “Quick Look : Huawei MediaPad 10.1”
nVIDIA were the first to introduce a quadcore processor to the consumers with the ASUS Transformer Prime, and now it has become first to introduce them on smartphones too. At MWC 2012 which is going on right now, there are many devices which are being powered by nVIDIA’s Tegra 3 Quadcore processor including HTC’s One X, LG Optimus 4X HD, ZTE Era, K-Touch Treasure v8 and Fujitsu’s smartphone.
Continue reading “NVIDIA introduces Tegra 3 for smartphones with 4-plus-1 quadcore processor”
The first two Galaxy flagships – the Galaxy S and the Galaxy S II have had great success and Samsung are doing their best to make sure the next generation Galaxy flagship will grab everyone’s attention as well.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S III/3D Might Feature Quad Core Processor”