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HTC has already released its flagship Android 4.0 device with the HTC One X, and we are eagerly awaiting the imminent announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S3 on May 3. Meanwhile, another Android powerhouse, Motorola, has been relatively silent about its next flagship device, supposedly dubbed Droid Fighter and also…

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When it comes to today’s smartphones, there’s a lot of interest around what devices are getting what SoC (System on a Chip). Many expected 2012 to be the year of the quad-core smartphone, but it’s much more likely that dual-core processors will still continue to show up in flagship superphones…

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait

San Diego-based Qualcomm supplies SoCs for many Android makers, with its dual-core Snapdragon S4 (Krait) chip powering several high-profile Android devices that are coming over the next months. But Qualcomm is a fabless firm, meaning that it doesn’t actually manufacture the chips it designs and markets. Fabrication is handled by…

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  The Qualcomm S4, based on the Krait architecture (the one before was called Scorpion), will boldly push performance forward compared to its Cortex A9 or S3 cousins, and if Qualcomm is to be believed, the S4 should deliver all that performance boost at an even lower power draw, with the chip…