Posts Tagged ‘Snapdragon’
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).
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.
Qualcomm and Hanvon announced the thinnest and lightest e-reader with mirasol display at CES 2012 in Vegas (for the Chinese Market).
Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc and Hanwang Technology (Hanvon) announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show the Hanvon C18, the thinnest and lightest e-reader featuring mirasol display technology.
The Hanvon C18 e-reader comes with a 5.7-inch XGA (1024 x 768) mirasol display (223 ppi) and 1.0 GHz Snapdragon S2 Qualcomm processor. The device runs on Hanvon’s custom UI on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Yesterday, Qualcomm renamed Qualcomm Stadium to Snapdragon Stadium.
Qualcomm Incorporated is temporarily renaming Qualcomm Stadium to Snapdragon Stadium, so as to promote its Snapdragon mobile processors. Renaming Qualcomm Stadium will increase consumer awareness of the Snapdragon processors, which power more than 300 smartphones and tablets devices worldwide.
Qualcomm’s stadium renaming is collaboration between the City of San Diego, the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego Bowl Game Association.
Two days ago, AT&T introduced its Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 4G LTE tablet.
The AT&T’s 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is an ultra-thin tablet with a slim and lightweight design, running Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) and packed with optimized services from Google, AT&T and Samsung. The new tablet comes with a vivid 8.9-inch (1280×800) high-resolution screen, powerful 1.5GHz Snapdragon dual core processor, and support for HTML 5 and Adobe Flash Player.