Category: Qualcomm

Qualcomm releases quad-core ARM Cortex-A5 in MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q

Posted by – October 2, 2012

Qualcomm announces their new entry-level 45nm ARM SoC for entry-level smartphones, it features a quad-core ARM Cortex-A5 design, with Adreno 203 GPU, DDR2 support, up to 1280x720 resolution smartphone screens support. It's sampling in Q4 2012 and is to be shipped in entry-level smartphones starting in Q1 2013, the MSM8225Q is for HSDPA and the MSM8625Q is for CDMA.

Source: qualcomm.com
Found via: xbitlabs.com

HTC Desire X, 4″ MSM8225 Android 4

Posted by – September 5, 2012

4" WVGA with Qualcomm MSM8225 dual-core ARM Cortex-A5 processor, runs Android 4.0.4 to be upgraded to Android 4.1, to be prices at $299/299€.

Sony Xperia T

Posted by – September 5, 2012

The new $549/549€ high-end 4.6" HD LCD "Reality Display", Qualcomm S4 dual-core, 13 megapixel camera, NFC and plenty more.

The full specs are:
4.6" HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine for razor sharp clarity
13MP fast capture camera that goes from sleep mode to snap in just over a second
Full 1080p HD video recording capabilities and a 720p HD front camera for the highest quality content
Easy connectivity with 'One-touch' function enabled by NFC
PlayStation™ Certified
Latest generation 1.5GHz dual core processor for improved battery life, fast performance and ultra sharp graphics
Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Will be upgraded to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch.
MHL connectivity for viewing content on a big screen without the need for a charger
Use Xperia TV Dock with MHL to HDMI converter and charging connector to enjoy photos and videos on an HDMI enabled TV
16GB of internal memory
3.5 mm audio jack
Micro USB
Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
Support: microSD, up to 32GB
In some markets Xperia T will be known as Xperia TX
Talk time: Up to 7 hrs
Standby time: Up to 450 hrs
Battery: 1850mAh (embedded)
Available in Black, Silver and White colors

Sony Xperia V

Posted by – September 5, 2012

4.3" otherwise same specs as the Xperia T with LTE.

Here are the full specs:
4.3" HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 for razor sharp clarity
13 MP fast capture camera with full HD video recording.
Latest generation 1.5GHz dual core processor for improved battery life, fast performance and ultra sharp graphics
LTE for the fastest data download speeds (in markets where technology is available)
Easy connectivity with One-touch 'One-touch' enabled by NFC
Clear audio+ for the highest level of sound quality
3.5 mm audio jack
Micro USB
8GB of storage
Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB
PlayStation™ Certified
Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Will be upgraded to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch.
Highest levels of dust and water resistance in a smartphone (IP55/57+) ensure protection from the effects of immersion up to 1m for 30 minutes
MHL connectivity for viewing content on a big screen without the need for a charger
Talk time: Up to 7 hrs
Standby time: Up to 300 hrs
Battery: 1750mAh
Available in Black, Pink and White colors

Sony Xperia J

Posted by – September 5, 2012

Cheap $240/240€ new Sony Xperia phone with a 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A ARM Cortex-A5 processor, a 4" FWVGA screen, this phone is basic and affordable.

Here are the full specs:
9.2mm slim stylish design
Size: 124.3 x 61.2 x 9.2
Weight: 124 grams
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor: 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A
Large 4.0" FWVGA Display (480 x 854 pixels)
3.5 mm audio jack
Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
4GB internal storage
MicroSD card slot (up to 32GB)
Social media updates with illumination
5MP AF camera
Front VGA chat camera
Talk time: Up to 5hrs 36mins
Standby time: Up to 607 hrs
Battery 1750mAh
Available in Black, Gold, White and Pink colors

Sony Xperia miro

Posted by – September 4, 2012

Basic $250/250€ 3.5" Sony Android phone based on the Qualcomm MSM7227A ARM Cortex-A5 processor.

Here are the full specs of this device:
110 g
3.8 ounces
113 x 59.4 x 9.9 mm
4.4 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches
Talk time (up to) 5 hours
Standby time (up to) 470 hours
Music listening time: 36 hours and 30 minutes
3.5 inch anti-reflection coating on mineral glass TFT touchscreen
16 million colours / 320x480 pixels
Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
800 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225A
5 megapixel camera with auto focus
4x digital zoom, LED flash

Sony Xperia tipo dual

Posted by – September 4, 2012

$170/170€, dual-sim on the Qualcomm MSM7227A ARM Cortex-A5, Android 4.0.4 likely with Android 4.1 upgrade.

Here are the full specs:
99.4 g
3.5 ounces
103 x 57 x 13 mm
3.4 x 2.2 x 0.4 inches
Talk time (up to): 5 hours
Standby time (up to): 350 hours
Music listening time (up to): 36 hours
Video playback time (up to): 8 hours
3.2 inch scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen
262 000 colours, 320 x 480 pixels
Google Android 4.0 (ICS)
800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™
3.2-megapixel camera
4x digital zoom

Sony Xperia Go, unbreakable waterproof Android phone

Posted by – September 4, 2012

I smash this phone on the table and it's fine. Sony says they have competitions with people throwing it as far as they can and it still works fine, it doesn't even get scratched. Have fun with that. It can stay under water for 30 minutes at 1m depth, so it's not just splash proof, it's waterproof.

Here are the full specs:
110 g
3.9 ounces
111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
4.4 x 2.4 x 0.4 inches
Talk time (up to): 6 hours and 30 minutes
Standby time (up to): 520 hours
Music listening time: 45 hours
Video playback time: 6 hours
3.5 inch scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen
16 million colours, 480 x 320 pixels
Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
1 GHz NovaThor™ U8500 Dual-core Cortex A9
5 megapixel camera with auto focus
16x digital zoom, LED flash

Samsung ATIV Windows RT Tablet

Posted by – September 2, 2012

ARM Powered Windows 8 RT Samsung Ativ Tablet shown for the first time. It looks like it can work with a keyboard dock, my guess is the price is going to be $499/499€ without the keyboard, to be confirmed.

Huawei Ascend G600, $299/299€

Posted by – August 30, 2012

4.5" IPS, Qualcomm 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, 768MB RAM, ICS with JB upgrade later.