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Articles tagged with: dual-core

2012 Mobile Devices Will See Quad Core Nvidia Chips

Currently on the mobile market, we are seeing smartphones and tablets teeter between single and dual cores, and while all this is powerful enough for the types of applications we use today, we need to continue to push ourselves if technology is ever to evolve.

I think the applications that will be most intensive on processors will be gaming and perhaps HD movie watching at a better resolution that phones and tablets are currently rocking at the moment.

Leaked Photos: Motorola Droid Bionic

We’ve heard about the Droid Bionic early this year in January and when we thought of the August launch date, many of us may have let out a depressing sigh. Well, as the months wind down, we are closer and closer to the launch date, and photos have just been leaked.

I know it’s been a little while since you’ve heard the specs, so I’ll just give you a quick recap. The Bionic will feature a dual core 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and sport a 4.3″ qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

Is Samsung Planning A 3D Phone?

3D technology offers you an ultimate experience of reality and is widely adopted by the entertainment industry because everyone wants to feel realness in virtual.

Following the footsteps of 3D LED TV vendors, many smartphone companies like HTC and LG are also developing handsets with 3D screens. Now, Samsung has also jumped into the pool.

Hot In Mobile: The ZTE Skate With Gingerbread

If you’re a true tech geek, you’ll know that there are a number of up and coming brands that come up with solid products without forcing consumers to pay hefty prices. If you don’t have $550 to spend on a brand new phone, you’re going want to check out the ZTE Skate (pictured top only) smartphone.

This awesome new Gingerbread smartphone comes with a 4.3″ display, rocking a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. It’s powered by an 800MHz processor and comes with 256MB of RAM/512MB of ROM, and 150MB of internal storage.

New Toshiba Thrive With Android 3.0

It looks like Toshiba just hopped on the Android tablet bandwagon with its new Toshiba Thrive. The Thrive is a 10.1″ tablet from Toshiba that was shown at CES 2011 and features an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor and will carry 1GB of memory for true computing.

The Toshiba Thrive uses Adaptive Display Technology to automatically adjust the screen’s brightness based on how much light is present in the real-world, and whether it is day or night. With 1080p video decoding and built-in GPS, you can be certain that this will be a purchase well spent.

QuadCore Snapdragon, Due Early Next Year

Qualcomm spilled the beans on its next-generation Snapdragon chips at the Taiwan computer show, Computex 2011. The company itself, said that consumers can expect to see dual-core Snapdragon chips for Windows on ARM-based platforms first (mainly tablets), and eventually will be introduced to the 3G/LTE hybrid dual-core MSM8930, capable of clock speeds of up to 2.5GHz.

Now here’s where the QuadCore news comes in, the four-core APQ8064 chipset is due in the first half 2012 and will feature up to 2.5GHz *per core,

Qualcomm Announces Dual Core 1.5GHz Mobile CPU

Qualcomm has shown off its dual-core mobile processor this week at Computex. Qualcomm’s pride and joy 1.2GHz processor has received a refresh and now boasts speeds of up to 1.5GHz. Under the names: MSM826, MSM8860, and QSD8672, the zippy mobile processors are expected to hit smartphones later this year.

Many of the current mobile manufacturers are already designing their phones based around the processors (and we are hoping larger battery capacities too!). In a world where two cores are better than one, this will mean for better mobile gaming, multimedia enjoyment, and faster “everything” on your mobile device.

Full Details On Motorola Droid 3

We’ve covered the Droid 3 after we caught some leaked photos on the Internet. The device will carry a 4″ qHD display, and as we have previously seen from the photos, a full QWERTY keyboard. Now, the slide-out keyboard doesn’t feature Island keys like the HTC G2, so you may encounter a number of typos here and there, especially if you are texting in a rush.

Microsoft’s Influence On Major Mobile Companies

Nokia is expected to launch 12 new Windows phones next year and according to Forbes, a couple of them will offer dual-core processors. A couple of the dual-core phones will be powered by ST-Ericsson’s U8500 system-on-a-chip (not to be confused with ‘hotdog-on-a-stick’) package, with full support for the ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processors.

Nokia is also said to have already begun developing a Windows Phone, despite the expected launch date in 2012. Microsoft has also asked HTC, LG, Samsung, and Dell to utilize the same chipsets, display sizes, and camera MP number to give consumers a consistent experience with Windows Phone 7 across devices.

The Pantech Vega Racer: World’s Fastest Phone

Pantech, a Korean based company, offers many impressive handheld cellphones, the newest of which is called the Vega Racer, claimed to be the world’s first 1.5GHz dual-core smartphone. The Vega Racer uses Qualcomm’s MSM8660 Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM and an Adreno 220 GPU. The device carries a large 4.3″ LCD screen giving users the simultaneous enjoyment of beauty and brains.

The piece of hardware weighs to be about 4.23 ounces and is 9mm thin. The smartphone features an advanced 8MP rear camera with a 1.3MP front-facing camera and seems to be quite a contender against next-generation smartphones.