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A smarter, larger screen meets an enhanced S Pen in the beautifully designed and multitasking Samsung Note 3 LTE powered by a cutting-edge Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor. Made for the hands-on, always-on user, this large display smartphone goes beyond expectations with its premium design, new S Pen features, productivity features and blazing fast speeds.
First demonstrated at CES in 2013 as a prototype, Russian company Yota Devices’ breakthrough 4.3-inch dual-screen phone, called YotaPhone, challenges smartphone convention. The YotaPhone gives consumers a bright LCD on one side for tasks like gaming and watching videos, and a more battery-efficient electronic paper display on the other side for reading an e-book, checking notifications and sending emails.
Lighter, easier to hold and easier to read—the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets are the first to be powered by a multitasking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor. The Fire HDX, available in 7 or 8.9-inch displays, combines the best of e-readers and tablets. Its brilliant display, brand new tools for working and playing, special WiFi antennas, incredible entertainment features and LTE speeds will keep you connected and productive on the go.
What comes to mind when you imagine a dragon (no, not Imagine Dragons who played at our customer party at CES)? You might think big, ugly and ferocious. Then our dragon came along and broke the mold. He’s tiny, cute (but not too cute), and uses his power for good.
The new Samsung GALAXY NotePRO 12.2 LTE and the new TabPRO LTE line (12.2, 10.1, and 8.4), announced at CES this year, are redefining what a tablet can do. And with the NotePRO LTE and TabPRO 12.2 LTE, a few key common features stand out from the pack.
Motorola's Moto G, powered by a multitasking, battery efficient Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor is the newest addition to the Google Play store and, priced as low as $179 unlocked, it’s also the most affordable smartphone currently offered in a Google Play edition. The Moto G joins other flagship smartphones HTC One, Samsung GALAXY S4 , and the Sony Z Ultra with Google Play editions.
From facial recognition that adjusts seats, mirrors and radio stations based on the independently identified driver, to multiple blind spot and rearview cameras that stitch together a 180-degree image, the possibilities of what your car may be able to do and how it connects with the world and mobile devices in and around it are amazing.
In 2010 the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor became the first to integrate a 4G LTE modem—designed for high speed connectivity and great battery life. Now just a few years later, the processor has gone from 2nd to 3rd generation modems for even better performance and expanded to more countries. Watch the video to learn more about the features, the upcoming 4th generation modem and to see the next stop on the 4G LTE world tour – China.
Sony revealed at CES last week what it considers to be “the world's best camera in a waterproof smartphone”—the new Xperia Z1S with a cutting-edge, ultra-powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor. Sharing several features with the similarly named Sony Xperia Z1, among its cool new features is a camera app called Background Defocus. The app lets you choose a focus point before snapping a picture so you can blur and add distortion for some stunning photos. This feature is currently exclusively available in the U.S. on the Sony Z1S being sold through T-Mobile.
Acer’s newest all-in-one, the Acer DA223 HQL brings mobile experiences and daily computing together on a 21.5-inch screen with a customizable Android operating system and an impressively fast and efficient Snapdragon™ 600 processor. Announced at CES, the DA223 features a seamless edge-to-edge screen that’s perfect for rich HDTV viewing, quick navigation and console-quality graphics, all while giving you the freedom to work completely unplugged thanks to its built-in battery.
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