Qualcomm launches new Snapdragon mobile processors across all smartphones and tablets

Qualcomm has expanded its Snapdragon S4 class of next-generation mobile
processors and announced the enhancement of its Snapdragon S1 solutions for
entry-level smartphones.

The addition of new Snapdragon S4 processors are aimed at lowering design,
engineering and inventory costs while bringing 3G and 4G Internet connection

OEMs can introduce S4-based devices with next-generation mobile architecture
throughout their respective device roadmaps. The new S4 processors are
optimized for use with a suite of software solutions available from Qualcomm
that help enable OEMs to deliver feature sets for multimedia, connectivity,
camera, display, security, power management, browsing and natural user
interface design.

The Krait CPU is built from the ground up for significant mobile performance
and power management advantages leading to better battery life. The Krait CPU
is an essential part of the Snapdragon S4 class of processors.

Qualcomm announced several new S4 chipsets, including the MSM8660A, MSM8260A,
MSM8630, MSM8230, MSM8627, MSM8227, APQ8060A and APQ8030. These are additional
chipsets to the previously announced MSM8960, MSM8930 and APQ8064.

Snapdragon S4 MSM processors include Qualcomm’s leading-edge wireless modem
technologies, including EV-DO, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, LTE FDD, LTE TDD and Wi-Fi
standards. Devices based on Snapdragon S4 processors are expected to appear in
early 2012.

“Qualcomm is innovating on all fronts and continues to lead the mobile
computing era with its roadmap depth, breadth and software support,” said
Cristiano Amon, senior vice president of product management, Qualcomm.

By Telecomlead.com team
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