Category: Qualcomm

Arnova 7c G2 sold for 80£ in the UK, 7″ capacitive unlocked 3G HSPA+ inside

Posted by – January 23, 2012

The new Archos Arnova 7c G2 has been released. It’s being sold for 80£ at with an unlocked, no-contract 3G SIM card slot. It’s a 7″ 800×480 capacitive screen, the Qualcomm MSM7227 800Mhz ARM11 processor that can run Gingerbread now, ICS possibly soon, with the Adreno 200 graphics that supports most Android 3D games today.

This price is basically $99 without the 20% UK VAT tax. By far the cheapest 7″ capacitive 3G-enabled tablet.

Some other specs:
– 4GB internal storage, expandable with microSDHC cards
– Dimensions: 195 mm x 118 mm x 14.1 mm
– Weight: 490 g
– WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB 2.0 slave port, microSD slot, front facing camera, G-sensor, microphone, built-in speaker, GPS

Lenovo IdeaTab S2110, Android ICS Qualcomm Krait MSM8960 Tablet with Keyboard Dock

Posted by – January 21, 2012

Lenovo showed a prototype of their next generation Android tablet running Ice Cream Sandwich on the 1.5Ghz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Krait processor and supporting a keyboard dock that looks similar to the Asus Transformer Prime.

Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7.5 at CES 2012

Posted by – January 21, 2012

The Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3″ 800×480 Clearblack AMOLED screen, runs on a single core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and runs on the 4G/LTE network. This is the new big marketing push at CES from Nokia and Microsoft, the Nokia Lumia 900 is already the third Nokia Windows Phone device after the 710 and 800.

VMware shows smartphone virtualization on the LG Revolution

Posted by – January 15, 2012

VMware now supports a secure enterprise version of Android at the same time as you can run your personal “hackable” version of Android, both on the same device in a fully secure virtualized way.

Qualcomm shows Android TV on APQ8060

Posted by – January 14, 2012

Qualcomm is investing in Android TV support, the first product being the Lenovo Android TV. This is not Google TV yet, but it could soon be with or without HDMI input/overlays and IR blaster.

Qualcomm S4 MSM8960 Tablet Gaming performance

Posted by – January 14, 2012

Qualcomm shows their MSM8960 S4 Krait reference tablet playing some 3D games on a HDTV.

LG Spectrum, 4.5″ HD IPS display, 1.5Ghz Qualcomm MSM8660 LTE

Posted by – January 11, 2012

LG launches their new high-end 4.5″ 1280×720 resolution smartphone with the 1.5Ghz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660 processor on the Verizon LTE network. If you’re ready to signup for a 2-year contract on Verizon, this may be a fun choice for a smartphone device.

Lenovo Hybrid X1 combines ARM and x86 in a $1599 ThinkPad Laptop

Posted by – January 9, 2012

The battery life is doubled when instantly switched into the ARM mode that provides basic functionalities in a customized version of Android. With the extended battery it lasts 20 hours in ARM Powered laptop mode.

Windows Phone 7.5 at LeWeb 2011

Posted by – December 8, 2011

Microsoft is presenting the Windows Phone series, now made by Nokia, HTC and Samsung. They are doing a big marketing push in Europe, I don’t know how many they are selling.

Kyocera DIGNO ISW11K released on KDDI in Japan

Posted by – November 27, 2011

KDDI, Japan’s second largest carrier is launching Kyocera’s first major Android WiMax smartphone for the Japanese market, the DIGNO ISW11K.

Here are the specs:

  • Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbred)
  • Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8655T 1.4GHz CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB ROM
  • Size: 128 × 65 × 8.7mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • 4 inche (800 × 480 WVGA) LCD
  • 8.08MP Rear Facing Camera with LED flash
  • 0.32MP Front Facing Camera
  • CDMA2000 (800/2100MHz)
  • GSM (900/1800/1900MHz)
  • Radios: WiMAX, MC-Rev.A, GPRS
  • microSD
  • microUSB
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 1220mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Colours: Graphite Black, Olive Green, Pink Blossom
  • Waterproof (IPX5/IPX7)
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