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Snapdragon MPQ8064 Processor Now Part of the Snapdragon 600 Series

Qualcomm Technologies is excited to now expand the Snapdragon 600 series processors to include the newly renamed 8064M (formerly Snapdragon MPQ8064), which had been part of the Snapdragon S4 Prime series processors under the earlier Snapdragon processor tiering structure.

Jun 17, 2013 by Brent Sammons

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Shows Why Quality of CPU Cores Trumps Quantity

There’s been a lot of fuss in China about who was actually first to deploy a quad-core system-on-a-chip and how the term “quad-core” has been misinterpreted as the only component of the processor that’s driving performance.

Qualcomm Technologies believes that there’s more to a processor than the number of CPU cores. To prove this, the company came up with four side-by-side videos that show how a Snapdragon™ processor with dual CPUs trumps a competitive solution with Quad CPUs. 

Mar 20, 2013 by Francisco Cheng

Qualcomm Reveals the Snapdragon™ 400 and 200 Processors

These new Snapdragon 400 and 200 processors make many of the most coveted Snapdragon processing technologies available to more people.

Earlier this year, Qualcomm announced the new tiering structure for Snapdragon processors, including Snapdragon 800, 600, 400 and 200. While the Snapdragon 800 and 600 processors are clearly targeted at premier and high end smartphones, tablets and mobile computing devices, the Snapdragon 400 and Snapdragon 200 processors take Qualcomm’s technology leadership into the mid-tier and entry level smartphone segments. 

Feb 20, 2013 by Tim McDonough

Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0: Less Time Charging, More Time Doing

Is your new phone charging much faster than your old one?  It’s not your imagination, it’s by design. Your new phone or tablet could have new Qualcomm technology that speeds up charging so you can pick up your mobile device and go.

Feb 14, 2013 by PJ Jacobowitz

New Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor Brand Tiers Announced

Today Qualcomm Technologies is introducing new names and tiers for the upcoming 2013 line of Snapdragon(TM) processors. You probably became acquainted with the Snapdragon processor through smartphones and tablets, though the new line will expand into other consumer electronics.  

Jan 7, 2013 by Tim McDonough

Snapdragon 800 Series and 600 Processors Unveiled

Earlier today we announced several new Snapdragon processors in our new Snapdragon 800 and 600 processors (you can read more about our new brand tiers here).  Smartphones, tablets or any devices loaded with the latest Snapdragon processor will feel really fast and offer long battery and I’d like to take the opportunity to tell you more about our newest flagship processors.

The Snapdragon 600 Processors

Jan 7, 2013 by Raj Talluri

Samsung and Dell Unveil Windows RT Tablets, Powered by a Snapdragon S4 Processor

At IFA Berlin, Dell and Samsung have each launched a 10-inch tablet and have taken major steps in making Microsoft’s Window RT the next big thing in mobile devices. The Samsung ATIV Tab is a 10-inch tablet that falls under the company’s new “ATIV” brand and delivers a full Windows 8 experience. Likewise, Dell launched the XPS 10, a gorgeous 10-inch tablet that caters to both consumers and professionals.

Aug 30, 2012 by Francisco Cheng

Bridging the smartphone gap, from the Great Wall to Taj Mahal

Here in sunny San Diego, it’s easy to lose perspective on the global smartphone adoption rate. Everywhere I look, I see mobile devices being used as nothing short of a sixth sense. From one-off activities like friends checking the weather or a Padres score, or a local store owner running a small business from the palm of their hand, smartphone activity is enveloping our daily lives.

Aug 3, 2012 by Jeff Lorbeck

Windows® RT Gaming Across the Globe with Snapdragon™ S4 Processors

Microsoft’s Windows RT is such a new and exciting platform that most content, especially in the gaming area, is being greeted with open arms. Qualcomm recognizes the importance of Windows RT and recently demonstrated how Microsoft has already taken advantage of some of the key technologies within our Snapdragon S4 processor. The task at hand: Multiplayer gaming across the globe with Windows RT.
Jun 27, 2012 by Francisco Cheng

Snapdragon S4 Processors Powering the Connected Home

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processors can be found in some of the sleekest, most powerful mobile devices in the market, but what may not be immediately obvious is that these processors can power devices beyond smartphones and tablets.
Jun 27, 2012 by Francisco Cheng

How Snapdragon S4 is Powering Windows Phone 8

Over the past few years, Microsoft has used Snapdragon processors in all of their Windows Phones. Inside every Window Phone 7 handset was either a Snapdragon S1 or S2 processor. The close collaboration between Microsoft and Qualcomm has resulted in a sea of fast and powerful smartphones with great battery life. So fast, in fact, that Microsoft invited anyone to come into a Windows Store to get “Smoked by Windows Phone.”

Jun 21, 2012 by PJ Jacobowitz

DASH Has Left the Starting Gate

On your mark. If you haven’t seen a DASH demo at an industry conference yet, you’ve got a lucky second chance in Las Vegas at NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), April 16th-19th. What’s DASH? It’s a new, better way to stream video because it adapts the stream to your viewing conditions to produce a smooth, enjoyable viewing experience.

Apr 16, 2012 by Sayeed Choudhury

CES 2012 Announcement: Dr. Paul Jacobs to Deliver Opening Keynote

Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul Jacobs has been selected to deliver the opening keynote at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show on the morning of Tuesday, January 10, 2012. Dr. Jacob’s keynote will focus on mobile technology’s impact on global innovation in consumer electronics and computing. Watch Dr. Paul Jacobs share his thoughts on the significance of this keynote and give a sneak peek of what he will present onstage.
Oct 3, 2011 by Paul Jacobs

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