Benchmark Apparently Points to New 2.5GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon Processor

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The smartphone industry is never standing still. It continues to grow daily and there are companies that push forward, innovate, and break bounds with their products. Qualcomm is a major player in the mobile processor game, with the Snapdragon 600 and 800 chips powering today’s top tier devices such as the American variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3, HTC One, LG G2, and the list can go on and on.  (more…)

Qualcomm Sets Up a Sweet Snapdragon-powered Bullet Time Photo Booth

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon team released a video this morning, showing off what its team can do with 130 Snapdragon-powered HTC One smartphones. Bullet Time photo booth, anyone? Using a specially designed rig, each camera lights up when someone or something is taking place inside the booth. Once all is said and done, the images can be stitched together to give off the look of something you would see in The Matrix. It’s pretty neat to say the least.  (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S4 “LTE-A” Pictured in Red and Blue, Includes Snapdragon 800 Chipset

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Talks of a Galaxy S4 equipped with a Snapdragon 800 processor have circulated around the web for almost a month now, capable of running on an LTE Advanced network that was under construction overseas. Previously rumored to be possibly highlighted at Samsung’s London event last week, nothing was mentioned about the device, so Samsung must not have been looking to globally promote the device quite yet.

Thanks to a Korean mobile blog who somehow got the device, in its retail packaging mind you, we have a full hands-on unboxing gallery of the new, yet-to-be-announced Galaxy S4 LTE-A(more…)

HTC “T6″ Device Specs Detailed – 5.9” 1080p Display, Snapdragon 800 and Key Lime Pie

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Details on an upcoming HTC superdevice, codenamed T6, reportedly leaked giving us a glimpse into what the manufacturer has cooking for later this year. I know we don’t like using the word “phablet,” but the device is listed as featuring a massive 5.9″ display, complete with 1080p resolution. If that wasn’t enough to get someone excited, it is reported that HTC looks to power this monster using Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, capable of maintaining a clock speed of up to 2.3GHz.  (more…)

13MP Camera and Snapdragon 800 Chip Reportedly Coming Equipped in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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The newest report out of ZDNet has placed the same 13MP sensor found in the Galaxy S4 inside Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 3, as well as Qualcomm’s top tier Snapdragon 800 processor. While 13MP is nothing to dust off of your shoulder, since the Galaxy S4 features a fantastic camera, the Snapdragon 800 rumor runs a bit opposite from Samsung’s goal to integrate more of their Exynos lineup of chips into flagship devices.  (more…)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Chips to Enter Mass Production This May

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While we have already seen Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 processor making its way into this year’s top Android devices, we have been awaiting news on when we can start seeing the Snapdragon 800, their crème de la crème. At a media event in Beijing, the company’s senior product manager confirmed that they are to start mass production of the chip this May, but was adamant on not specifying any devices it would be seen in.  (more…)

Report: New Nexus 7 Arriving in July, Google Chooses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Over NVIDIA’s Tegra

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According to a report out of Reuters this evening, Google will launch a new version of its popular Nexus 7 tablet this July. The tablet will be made by Asus once again, but will use one of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors this time around in favor of NVIDIA’s Tegra line, “for power reasons,” one of their sources said. The new N7 will also sport a display with a higher resolution and a casing with a much smaller bezel than the current model.  (more…)