Qualcomm Technologies announced yesterday that Samsung’s new GALAXY S5 Broadband LTE-A smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 “4K Ultra HD” processor and Qualcomm® Gobi™ 9x35 LTE Advanced Category 6 modem. This makes the GALAXY S5 Broadband LTE-A the world’s first commercially available LTE Advanced Cat6 smartphone and the first to be powered by the Snapdragon 805 processor.
Today, Amazon introduced the Fire Phone, the first phone ever designed by the retail giant. Featuring a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, the Fire Phone aims to make a name for itself with innovative technologies, including a highly customized interface powered by a small army of cameras and sensors.
Last month Intrinsyc Software started shipping a new Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T) based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 processor. This tablet was designed to help developers develop, test, optimize and showcase their apps. We recently sat down with Rick Schwartz, a senior product manager at Qualcomm Technologies, to walk us through all of its bells and whistles.
This summer HTC is expanding its One smartphone line with a number of updates: A color refresh for the existing HTC One (M8) and two new phones: the HTC One (E8) and the HTC One mini 2.
Chances are, your phone and tablet don’t stray far from each other. One might sit in your bag, and the other in your pocket. But they’re mobile devices, you take them everywhere, and the same hardware powers both. So why not combine the two?
There’s a lot in a name, and there’s a lot in the Vertu Signature Touch. A synthesis of hardware built by the biggest names in their respective businesses, the British smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 processor running a host of elite software, and comes with access to several premier services.
On Tuesday Sony announced the Xperia T3, the thinnest smartphone of its class. Filling in the company’s line of smartphones, which is led by the flagship Xperia Z2, the stainless steel T3 runs on a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor and will launch with the most recent version of Android (4.4 Kitkat).
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors have been powering the leading smartphones and tablets and more recently, set-top boxes and media storage devices. As such, they’re designed to be both powerful, and energy-efficient.
We recently invited some of the industry’s top bloggers and analysts to San Francisco for an up-close and hands-on experience with our new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 processor. Since the initial announcement of the “Ultra HD Processor” back in November 2013, this was the first time the Snapdragon 805 was revealed in a device to the public.
Last year we introduced Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0, the updated version of our fast charging technology available with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors that is designed to reduce the amount of time it takes to recharge the batteries in smartphones, tablets, and many other types of consumer electronics by
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