Sep 10, 2014HONG KONG
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced a range of new products and technologies designed to drive high-performance computing and connectivity to entry-level and mainstream smartphones and tablets. The newest addition to its Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 tier, the Snapdragon 210 processor, will offer integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM for entry-level smartphones. QTI also today unveiled the company’s first LTE-equipped tablet reference design, enabling OEMs and ODMs to create and introduce a new class of multimode 3G/4G LTE connected tablets. Initial versions of the tablet reference design will be available with the Snapdragon 410 and 210 processors. Lastly, QTI announced its newest 28 nm transceivers which are optimized to support LTE and LTE Advanced devices in the mid and entry tier, as well as its next-generation Qualcomm RF360™ front-end solutions which enable device makers to easily customize LTE Advanced products for global or regional band combinations with enhanced performance and power efficiency.
“We are committed to delivering high-performance connected mobile experiences across all tiers of our product portfolio,” said Jeff Lorbeck, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Qualcomm Technologies, China. “These announcements further cement our commitment in broadly driving LTE and LTE Advanced to enable our customers the flexibility to deliver high-speed connectivity and an advanced mobile experience at affordable prices.”
Additional features of the Snapdragon 210 processor include:
Additional features of the Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) version of the Snapdragon 210 processor, available in both smartphone and tablet configurations, include all of the aforementioned features in the processor as well as:
Additional features of the QRD based on the Snapdragon 410 processor, also available in both smartphone and tablet configurations, include:
To date, more than 525 QRD-based devices have been launched commercially by more than 40 OEMs and IDHs in 21 countries, including more than 30 QRD-based devices launched with LTE. In addition, there are more than 160 QRD-based LTE designs in the pipeline. Among the first expected to launch a tablet based on this new 4G LTE Snapdragon 410 reference design will be FOXDA Technology industrial Co. Ltd., an EMS and ODM service provider for consumer electronics brands worldwide.
“We are pleased to use Qualcomm Technologies’ expertise in connectivity to help us offer a 4G LTE tablet for the high-volume tier,” said Danny Zheng, CEO, FOXDA. “With such a robust reference design, we will be able to create advanced connected devices with rich features and functionality, and do so in a more cost- and time-effective manner, to the benefit of consumers.”
Additional features of the next generation 28nm transceivers and Qualcomm RF360 front end solutions include:
The Snapdragon 210 processor and QRD reference tablet are expected to be available in commercial devices in the first half of 2015. The new RF360 front end products are expected to be available in commercial devices in the second half of 2014.
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