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Earlier today, we’ve talked about LG’s plans to release a quad-core smartphone that will feature a 10MP+ camera, although further details about the device were pretty much inexistent.

Fortunately,... after further digging, we’ve uncovered a leaked spreadsheet for an upcoming LG smartphone that seems to fit well with the previous report. Before we dive into the leaked specs, let me just say that I’m sincerely h...

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By now, we all know that Qualcomm has trouble satisfying the high demand for its S4 processors, which come integrated with LTE. The Snapdragon S4 is the only chip with this feature, so most... manufacturers that want to launch their phones in the USA right now have no choice but to go with Qualcomm. That includes even Samsung and their Galaxy S3 phone, although Samsung makes its own chips...

Samsung galaxy s3 vs htc evo one 4g lte

Android manufacturers are hard at work producing their take on the world’s best smartphone. Luckily for us Android fans, this summer, there is no shortage of contenders for the highly... coveted title of King of the Android hill.

Right now, perhaps, the fiercest rivalry in the Android world is the one between leading manufacturers HTC and Samsung. The stories of the arch-rival...

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According to the Chinese Commercial Times (quoted by Digitimes), Qualcomm has struck a deal with Taiwan’s United Microelectronics for manufacturing 28nm Snapdragon S4 systems on a chip (SOC). If... the paper is to be believed, UMC will start volume production during Q4 2012, and is expected to manufacture 3000-5000 wafers for Qualcomm during the quarter.

This news comes of no surprise, a...

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Samsung doesn’t plan to let anyone get ahead in the mobile industry, so now the Koreans are pushing to be the first ones on the market with a phone that has both a quad-core (Exynos)... chip  and LTE support. This version of the Galaxy S3 will arrive first in South Korea, and Samsung says it will “include a quad-Core Exynos application processor and an LTE modem chip separate...

HOW-IT-WORKS system on a chip

When buying smartphones and tablets, we often talk about their processing power, and make a big fuss of their speed, and whether they can offer single-, dual-, or multiple-core capabilities.... And while we do focus on the processor most of the time, you’ll have to know that things aren’t as simple as that. Instead of just simple processors, we have Systems on a Chip (SoC) inside these d...

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Every high-end smartphone or tablet nowadays features at least a dual-core processor, with some quad-core devices already available. I’m sure all of you have noticed your device heating... up after some heavy usage such as playing a graphic-intensive game. Qualcomm has decided to prove that their SoC, the dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, stays the coolest, compared to the competition...

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We all know the compatibility issues caused by the “animosity” that exists between Nvidia’s quad-core Tegra 3 SoC and LTE radio chips (most made by Qualcomm, coincidentally Nvidia’s... sworn enemy). Due to this lack of compatibility, we are yet to see an “official” (I’m sure a lot of people have imported the quad-core international version of the HTC One X) LTE quad-core device in...

ASUS Padfone

Some of the world’s finest artwork took years of labor to complete, so it shouldn’t be surprising to see Asus taking its sweet time with its masterpiece candidate, the Asus Padfone. First... teased more than a year ago, we’ve seen the Padfone finally launching in its Taiwan home country in April. Now a tweet from Asus Indonesia seems to suggest that the launch date for other regions could...

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One of the biggest drawbacks of the Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor is its incompatibility with LTE radios. This issue was at the forefront with the release of the HTC One X, with the international... version featuring the Tegra 3 processor, but the US version using a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor. Of course, some benchmark tests suggest that this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it stil...