Nokia just launched the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device on the market yet. It’s Qualcomm S4 (I guess S4 Play Cortex-A5), 3.8″ WVGA, HSPA+, NFC, Bluetooth and a ton of other features.
Here’s probably the top latest Nokia Windows Phone.
Here’s my first playing around with the $599 Microsoft Surface with Touch Keyboard and other new Windows RT devices from Dell, Asus and Lenovo that are being released to the market.
I think the $599 is a bit expensive, and I’d like a full Chrome browser on RT, I’d like remote access to all x86 apps streamed over a cloud based x86 app hosting service, I’d like Google Search and Google Maps instead of Bing Search and Bing Maps, but otherwise I think the Surface is pretty cool! Lenovo also shows a pretty impressive 11.6″ Windows RT laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11, but at $799 it’s quite expensive.
The DragonBoard includes:
- The OPEN-Q™ main board with the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A processor with dual-core CPUs, Android 4.0 operating system, WLAN/Bluetooth®/FM (WCN3660), GPS (WGR7640), 1GB SDRAM, 16GB eMMC, Connectors: micro SD, Micro HDMI, mini-USB.
- A carrier board with SIM slot, Audio codec (WCD9310), USB, Dual SATA, Dual USB & Ethernet, JTAG & RS 232, 5.1 Audio Surround, Expansion Connectors.
- A peripheral kit which includes a battery, a 4” MIPI Display Capacitive MultiTouch screen Daughter Board, and a MIPI 8MP Camera Daughter Board
You can read more about it at: http://intrinsyc.com/products/qualcomm/dragonboard.aspx
This is perhaps the market’s first Qualcomm MSM8225 dual-core ARM Cortex-A5 S4 Play tablet on the market. It’s to be available for $249 including worldwide DHL fast shipping on the ARMdevices.net Members Store.
This is the Yifang M769QDW.
business card coming here for members
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 1280×720 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.
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€.