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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Chips 600 And 800

Qualcomm has just announced both their Snapdragon 600 and 800 chips. They have revamped their naming system, opting out of the S1, S2, S3, S4 nomenclature. Both of these chips have very impressive specs and can rival that of the NVIDIA Tegra 4. Here are the general breakdown of specs: Snapdragon 600: 40% more powerful than the Snapdragon S4… Read more

Yes, The Nexus 4 Has An LTE Chip, No, You Still Can’t Use It

The wondrous folks at iFixit have performed yet another teardown of a newly released gadget and found some interesting results with the Nexus 4. According to the iFixit results, LG and Google did outfit the newest Nexus device with a Qualcomm multi-band LTE chip, but you can’t take advantage of it. Much has been made about the lack of LTE on the… Read more

Qualcomm Introduces Two New Budget Quad-Core S4 Processors

Qualcomm is looking to give a boost to their quad-core chip offerings with two new Snapdragon S4 processors, both sporting quad-core CPUs and budget-friendly price tags. The two new chips, MSM8225Q and MSM8265Q are both considered “entry-level” in the S4 processor tier. The major difference between both chips is the inclusion of an… Read more

Qualcomm’s Vellamo App Updates to Version 2.0 – Adds CPU and Memory tests. Find Out How Android’s flagships match up.

The Vellamo app, developed by Qualcomm, has been viewed as a solid option for conducting Android benchmarking.  The app is a suite that provides the ability to test the browsing and networking speeds on Android devices. Well version 2.0 is now available and adds something extra, a section called “Metal”, that truly tests the processor and memory of… Read more

LG Optimus G Makes Korean Commercial Debut

With LG’s sudden joint announcement with Qualcomm that it was holding an event, smart money is on the introduction of the Optimus G. Now, with the very first marketing spot showing up in Korea for the quad-core Snapdragon S4 ready handset, we’re even more positive that’s what LG and Qualcomm will be showing off next week. The 4.7″ handset is… Read more

Want a $1,299 Android tablet? Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-core Developer Tablet Is Just The One For You

Say you’re in the market for a high-end Android tablet but none of the options on the market tickle your fancy. Well, Qualcomm is here to help with their Snapdragon S4 Pro Developer Tablet. Not only does it feature a huge name but it also comes with a huge price tag of $1299. For that money, you get a Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core processor with… Read more

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon SDK

Qualcomm announced at their Uplinq conference this morning in San Diego, that they have developed a new Snapdragon SDK to aid developers in differentiating their applications on devices by utilizing a new set of value-added features.  Rob Chandhok, president of Qualcomm Internet Services and the company’s senior vice president for software strategy… Read more