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 Asian semiconductor specialists, most notably Taiwan Semiconduct...

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One of the things I like about Samsung and don’t like about HTC is that they are willing to use other chips for their devices, especially if one of their favorite chip is not... top dog anymore (fortunately Samsung’s chips have always maintained the lead so far). HTC on the other hand, no matter how good or bad was the performance of Qualcomm chips, they would stick with th...

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Qualcomm managed to bring 40% larger revenue compared to the same time last year, and also 14% bigger compared to last quarter. Profits also hit 1.4 billion, which is a 20% increase over last... year’s profits, and a 33% over the last quarter. It seems that compared to last quarter alone, they managed to sell 23% more chips, accounting for 156 million units in total.

Qualcomm is c...

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Last year Qualcomm got behind everyone else in dual core chips and not only in time to market, but also in performance. The dual core 1.2 Ghz S3 chip could easily be surpassed by a Cortex A9... based Exynos at the same frequency of 1.2 Ghz/core. That’s because the custom Scorpion architecture was more of a competitor to Cortex A8, and when the more powerful and more efficient Cortex A9...

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Qualcomm recently announced the sequel to the Snapdragon GamePack that it launched last July this year.  Adding to the more than a hundred game titles already in the Snapdragon GamePack, Qualcomm... is planning to release the new Snapdragon GameCommand games early next year.

GameCommand is an application where users will be able to easily find and access all games optimized exclusively for Snapd...

HTC Ville

If you think the HTC Rezound already beats the iPhone 4S to a pulp, HTC has another–and probably better–killer smartphone in the works. Codenamed as the HTC Ville, it will be one... of the handsets to be unveiled at the  upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012.

First reported by Boy Genius Report, the HTC Ville will employ a 1.5-GHz dual-core Snapdragon Series 4 process...

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AT&T recently launched two new Android smartphones for its LTE network. Consumers and Android enthusiasts got very excited about the LTE launching since this evolution promises nothing but... pure high speed data transfer on AT&T.

The two flagship handsets on AT&T are the HTC Vivid and the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. Both handsets bear a lot of promise, considering both com...

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Verizon offers very tempting Android handsets, and many people actually find the offers irresistible.  Who wouldn’t? With the company offering a great new line of smartphones at exceptionally... affordable prices, almost anyone will take the bargain and settle for a favorite phone. Two of Verizon’s inexpensive offering includes the Pantech Breakout and Motorola DROID X2.  Both are priced at US...

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Huawei Technologies, maker of quality and affordable smartphones, has just raised the bar a notch higher by announcing two new Android devices. The Huawei Vision and the Huawei MediaPad are... Huawei’s latest Android ammo in its arsenal, presumably to make Huawei compete better in the Android gadgets arena.

The Vision and the MediaPad are positioned to first set foot on U.K. soil...