Today, Samsung announced the GALAXY S4 LTE-A on SKT’s and LGU Plus’ LTE networks in South Korea. Another S4? Not just any S4. This S4 features LTE Carrier Aggregation technology—which effectively doubles LTE data rates up to a maximum of 150 Mbps—and the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
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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.
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.