Samsung Galaxy S4 Storage Dustup Gaining Mainstream Attention

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It seems that the storage woes of users who recently purchased the Samsung Galaxy S4 is starting to gain the attention of those who wouldn’t normally be clued into the latest tech issues of the day. In a newly posted trailer for an episode of Watchdog, Journalists from the BBC are preparing to air a […]

Qualcomm Introduces Entry-Level Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 ARM Processor

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Just as rival Texas Instruments is exiting the smartphone processor manufacturing business, Qualcomm has announced a lower cost edition of the company’s popular Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor based on designs from ARM Holdings. Introduction of this entry-level Snapdragon S4 quad-core CPU will make it possible for manufacturers to create tablets and smartphones with lower […]

Snapdragon S4, NFC Specs Confirmed for LG Cayenne 4G LTE for Sprint

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After several leaks of the unannounced LG Cayenne Android smartphone for Sprint’s 4G LTE network, the device’s internal specs were confirmed in a recent leak. The LG Cayenne is widely believed to be a variant of the LG Viper 4G LTE, but with a landscape oriented sliding hardware keyboard. A leaked screenshot of the LG-made […]

Nenamark Benchmark Reveals Dual-Core S4 on Verizon Galaxy S III

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It looks like the Nenamark benchmarking site confirms what we’ve already known from earlier leaks and rumors–the Verizon edition of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S III Android smartphone will be running on Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor rather than Samsung’s own quad-core Exynos CPU. The device, model number SCH-I535, was spotted previously through a leaked user […]

Asus Cites Snapdragon S4 Shortage for Padfone Delay

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It looks like Asus’ transforming Padfone smartphone-tablet-netbook device has missed its April debut date in Taiwan and the manufacturer of the device cites Qualcomm’s shortage of the Snapdragon S4 processor as the reason. Initially, the Padfone would have debuted in Taiwan in April and the company would launch the device in more markets shortly after, […]

New Mid-Range Samsung Smartphone With S4 CPU Rumored for Verizon

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While it’s still up in the air if Verizon Wireless will carry Samsung’s third-generation flagship Galaxy smartphone in the form of the Galaxy S III–the U.S. carrier had opted to skip the Galaxy S II for its own Droid Charge and to be the first to launch the Galaxy Nexus in the U.S. market–it appears […]

Smartphone Popularity Leads to Shortage of Snapdragon Chipsets

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The increase in adoption of smartphone and the powerful features of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset line is creating shortages that Qualcomm may not be able to address until the end of the year. The company’s recently released 28 nm architecture behind the dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset–found on the U.S. variant of the HTC One X–provides enough […]

Motorola to Rely on Snapdragon S4 for 2012 ARM-Based Smartphone Lineup?

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After having had a successful partnership with Texas Instruments with the company’s ARM-based OMAP chipset and dabbling with NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 ARM CPU on the Atrix and original Xoom, it looks like Motorola may be branching out and turning to Qualcomm where it comes to ARM processing power. The 2012 lineup of Motorola smartphones may […]

Qualcomm: Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 to Arrive in Windows 8 Ultrabooks

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Confirming that ARM processors would not be limited to just slates running on Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, Qualcomm senior VP Rob Chandhok says that the company’s ARM-based quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor will also be arriving in ultrabooks running Windows 8. With ARM processor onboard, compared to current-generation ultrabooks, Chandhok is playing up the […]

Qualcomm Sends the Snapdragon S4 Around the World On a Single Charge

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We’ve already seen some pretty impressive benchmarking numbers for Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor when that chipset was pitted against competing quad-core Tegra 3 units where the S4 bests its counterpart. But with better performance, does battery life take a hit? Qualcomm is answering that in the negative and says that its dual-core S4 offers […]

Dual-Core AT&T HTC One XL Zippier Than Quad-Core Tegra HTC One X

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At Mobile World Congress, fans of the HTC One X found themselves to be disappointed by the AT&T variant that’s coming to the U.S. as the HTC One XL–based no the same design and specs–will eschew the international version’s quad-core processor in favor of a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor for better compatibility with the U.S. […]

Faster WiFi Speeds as a Benefit of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Chips

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In addition to delivering impressive processing power and updated graphics performance, Qualcomm’s next-generation dual-core Snapdragon S4 chips will also offer faster WiFi speeds as well. The company is integration a combination radio chipset to its S4 SoC ARM architecture, which will combine WiFi, Bluetooth, and FM radios onto the processor. The new combo wireless radios […]

Qualcomm Offers Viable Quad-Core Challenger With Dual-Core Snapdragon S4 CPU

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In a world dominated by quad-core processors headlined by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 ARM-based CPU, Qualcomm is showing that there is still life left in dual-core processing technology with its dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset in the form of the MSM8960. AnandTech, which recently got a version of the Snapdragon S4 chip for testing and benchmarking, posted […]