Posts Tagged ‘Qualcomm’
Yesterday, Qualcomm announced its fifth generation Gobi embedded data connectivity reference platform for mobile devices, including thin form factor notebooks, tablets and convertibles.
The technology is based on Qualcomm’s Gobi 4G LTE wireless baseband modems, (MDM9615 and MDM9215), and delivers fast LTE connectivity on FDD and TDD networks worldwide, with backwards compatibility to HSPA+ and EV-DO networks.
NTT Docomo announced (in Japan) its Medias Tab N-06D – a 7-inch Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) tablet.
The Docomo MEDIAS TAB N-06D tablet comes in Silver (manufactured by NEC CASIO Mobile Communications), and is the first tablet compatible with V-High multimedia broadcasting service in Japan. Users will be able to watch mmbi’s Inc.’s “NOTTV,” (at 30fps, 720 × 480 in real-time – for a basic-service fee of 420 Yen – $5 USD per month) a mobile multimedia broadcasting station that will start operating on April 1st, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »
Asus is getting ready to out new Transformer Prime 10.1-inch tablets.
According to a leaked confidential spec sheet posted by Tabletowo (a Polish site), Asus is preparing to out another two Transformer Prime models, both running ICS.
The TF300T will be equipped with a 1.2 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 (Kal-El) quad-core processor, 1GB of DDR3 memory and 16GB of storage, under the hood. All the rest specs look the same as the TF201, apart from the 8MP rear-facing camera (without a flash light), its thickness of 9.9mm (the TF201 model is with 1.6mm thinner) and its battery life of 8.5 hours and 12.5 hours with the docking keyboard connected. Also, the TF300T model will be a bit weighty; weighing 640g (TF201 is 58g lighter).
The German ISP 1&1 offers 3 tablet bundles for 39.99 Euro per month.
1&1 (a German ISP) has set up three tablet packages – for those of you who live in Germany and are thinking of getting a tablet PC. The company is offering a choice of 3 tablets (Huawei MediaPad 3G, a Motorola Xoom or a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N) with a SIM card, up to 14.4Mbps mobile broadband internet speeds and 100GB of storage space for 39.99 Euro per month ($52 USD), plus an activation fee of 29.90 Euro ($39 USD).
Sprint offers in the States its first tablet under $100 – the ZTE Optik.
Sprint’s 3G tablet – ZTE Optik runs Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) and comes with a 7-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) touchscreen display. The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm (MSM8660) Snapdragon processor, 1GB of memory and 16GB of storage, which can be expanded up to additional 32GB via the microSD card slot.
Yesterday, Qualcomm and Koobe announced the next-generation Jin Yong Reader with mirasol display technology.
The new Jin Yong Reader is equipped with a 5.7-inch XGA (1024 x 768) mirasol display with screen resolution of 223 ppi and 1 GHz Snapdragon S2 (APQ8055) Qualcomm processor. The e-reader runs Koobe’s custom UI on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, LG introduced its 8.9-inch Optimus Pad LTE tablet for the Korean market.
LG Electronics announced its Optimus Pad LTE – the first LTE tablet from the company.
The LG Optimus Pad LTE is equipped with and 8.9-inch (1280 x 720) True HD IPS display, powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core (Dual Channel) Qualcomm processor and 32GB of storage.