Video Interview with Pradeep Jain, MD, Karbonn Mobiles at IQ India 2012

At IQ India 2012, we got a chance to speak with Pradeep Jain, Managing Director of Karbonn Mobiles. He answered to our questions about the latest AGNEE 3G Tablet, the company’s association with Qualcomm and about their target in smartphone market for 2013.

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Video Interview with Raj Talluri SVP , Qualcomm about Snapdragon and the Competition at IQ India 2012

At IQ India 2012 , I got a chance to sit down with Raj Talluri , Senior Vice President , Application Processors  at Qualcomm Inc. Raj is leading the company’s Snapdragon lineup of products. I quizzed Raj about Snapdragon , Nvidia Tegra 3 , Samsung Exynos and even Apple’s custom chip approach.Watch the full video interview below.

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IQ India 2012 Live Blog


FoneArena is live from Qualcomm’s  annual mobile event IQ India 2012 . This event is coming to India after Sao Paulo, Brazil and Berlin, Germany.The event has an interesting line up of speakers including Qualcomm CEO Dr.Paul Jacobs . Watch the live blog below and the live stream on the dedicated site. Continue reading “IQ India 2012 Live Blog”

Qualcomm announces quad-core Snapdragon S4 play chips, the specs race gets hotter

Just after the news about MediaTek prepping its entry level quad-core chips, the largest SoC maker in the world Qualcomm announced its new entry level quad-core entries into the ever competitive SoC market. And these new chips are added to the Snapdragon S4 play family of SoCs. The specs race gets way interesting after this announcement.

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LG Electronics, LG Chem, LG Display & LG Innotek collaborate for next gen Smartphone

We already know that a new LG smartphone powered by the Qualcomm S4 Pro Quad-core chip is coming soon. LG even teased about it’s upcoming phone in a video. Earlier today LG has confirmed through a press release that LG Electronics and it’s sister companies LG Chem( Battery ) , LG Display (Display ) and LG Innotek (Touchscreen) are collaborating for the company’s next gen Smartphone. LG says that the upcoming smartphone will feature each company’s best technology.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Preview

At the Mobile Benchmarking Workshop here in San Francisco , Qualcomm showed off it’s next generation Quadcore mobile processor – the Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ 8064) .  And guess what Qualcomm just did not make just a boring announcement about a chipset and that the devices using the chip will be in the market later this year. But , Qualcomm let us use a tablet (prototype obviously ) which uses the new quadcore chip with 4 Krait cores along with the new Adreno 320 GPU. We ran a lot of tests on this device and this device hit the ball out of the park in most cases.Interesting  numbers are reported below. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Preview”