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Samsung Confirms 1.5GHz Snapdragon for T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II

Written on September 14, 2011 by Lulu

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Samsung confirmed that they will use 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor for the T-Mobile version of Galaxy S II.

Samsung gave an answer on Twitter regarding the mystery of T-Mobile Galaxy S II’s processor. A social media spokesperson said it will be the 1.5GHz Snapdragon APQ8060, which is also used in the TouchPad 4G. Meanwhile, other Galaxy S II version uses Samsung’s own 1.2GHz Exynos chip so far.

However, it’s still unclear why the T-Mobile version will have one of Qualcomm’s chips even though it may have to do with network choices. T-Mobile’s need for the 1.700MHz band on its HSPA+ 3G, which might go to a rare 42Mbps, could have forced Samsung to change processors to get the frequency support they needed.

When the said device ships in – which is scheduled in mid to late October – the T-Mobile version may not be as fast in raw performance as the versions of AT&T and Sprint, but it could make up for this with faster data and a larger 4.5-inch screen. All Galaxy S II models has an eight-megapixel rear camera and a two-megapixel front camera.

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HTC Jetstream Tablet and LG Thrill 4G on Sale at AT&T

Written on September 05, 2011 by Lulu

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HTC Jetstream at $700 and LG Thrill 4G at $100 - both on contract - is now available in AT&T.

AT&T got one of their more important weekends ahead of the iPhone 5 with the arrivalof HTC Jetstream and LG Thrill 4G. The HTC Jetstream is not just the said carrier’s first LTE-based 4G tablet, but it also serves as the firms’ first 10-inch tablet outside of the iPad. This device features Android 3.2, combined with HTC’s first version of Sense interface for the tablet-native Google OS.

Meanwhile, the Thrill 4G will be an American version of the Optimus 3D. It goes along with supporting AT&T’s HSPA+ 3G bands.

Learn more about HTC Jetstream and Thrill 4G after the skip.

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T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Bold 9900, Costs $300

Written on August 17, 2011 by Lulu

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T-Mobile confirmed that they will have the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for $300.

T-Mobile chose midnight to price and date their BlackBerry Bold 9900 version. The BlackBerry 7 hardware will arrive to shops on August 31. For unclear reasons, the said version of the phone will cost higher than the AT&T, Sprint or Verizon versions. It will be on $300 on contract even after a $50 rebate.

The T-Mobile’s version should be similar to those of other networks other than the requisite change over its native bands, 14.4Mbps 3G. Its capabilities – such as Wi-Fi calling – aren’t expected to be available immediately, and it’s not clear if the personal hotspot creation will be an option.

The Bold 9900 is said to be RIM’s flagship of the year, with a mix of a 2.8-inch, 640 x 480 touchscreen and a distinctive, large QWERTY keyboard. The 1.2GHz Snapdragon, that goes along with 768MB of RAM and BlackBerry 7, are key to a major improvement in speed. Slimming down versus earlier Bolds drops autofocus from the 5 megapixel camera, but is returned by 720p movie recording. About 8GB of storage is built-in, even if 188MB is available purely for apps.

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Toshiba-Fujitsu, to Have the First Mango Phone

Written on July 27, 2011 by Lulu

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Toshiba-Fujitsu will be releasing the first Window Phone 7 Mango called IS12T on September this year.

A special event in Tokyo, that was held by Toshiba-Fujitsu, gave it the distinction of being the first company that will have the Windows Phone 7 Mango device. The IS12T, the first Mango phone, is a close cousin of the Regza phone. However, it has the unique touch of being waterproof and dust resistant to IPX5 and IPX8 levels. It also have one of the greatest camera, which sports a 13.2 megapixel sensor.

The design of the said device goes above official Mango chassis specs. It utilizes the soon-to-be ubiquitous second generation.

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TouchPad available in the US by July 1st

Written on June 14, 2011 by R. Cruise

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TouchPad, HP’s WebOS 3.0-based tablet is coming to the U.S. on the first of July.

WebOS 3.0 features a precise notification system, as well as the ability to multitask with a card-based method to switch between open apps, group related tasks in a stack of cards, and tap apps off with a simple finger gesture.

This nifty gadget has a very competent dual-core 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon processor, 16 GB or 32 GB of storage, 1 GB of RAM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a 1.3-megapixel camera for video calls.

The 16 GB version costs $499.99, while the 32 GB version will set you back $599.99.

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Qualcomm Adds ‘Krait’ 2.5GHz CPUs to Snapdragon Family, Quad Core Chips Incoming

Written on February 14, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Think your phone is new? Well think again after a couple more months as Qualcomm may inspire manufacturers with their crazy 2.5GHz CPUs!

It was only a matter of time until we see another generation of Snapdragons running about the wilds of the mobile forest. With the proliferation of fast and top-of-the-line smartphones getting the best Snapdragons available, Qualcomm is not allowing itself to get comfortable as it unveils the 28nm ‘Krait’ chipsets, a much-faster, next generation Snapdragon family processors which includes a single (MSM8930), dual(MSM8960) and quad (APQ8064) core CPUs.

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Sharp will Release 3D Android Phones in Japan

Written on November 07, 2010 by Charles Bass

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You are reading the title right. The hi-tech 3D phones are on its way to hit the market. Sharp is the first company to release versions of glasses-free handsets carrying Android OS.

The 3D phenomenon is really on the rise. This technology is now its to dominate mobile phones.  But it does not mean users have to wear 3D glasses while using your mobile phone. Sharp found a solution in two unique Android mobile phones —Galapagos 003SH and 005SH.

The mobile phones sport 1GHz Snapdragon CPUs, Android 2.2, and a 3.8-inch 3D-capable display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. This marks the first 3D mobile phone in the industry. With large touch screens just like other Touch phones, these devices are capable of 3D.

Capcom announced the 3D release of Mega Man, Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Gold Knights, and Resident Evil: Degeneration for Android. These games will be tested via the Galapagos.

The 3D phone is coming to Japan’s Softbank by December while the other one on February 2011.

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