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Suited for commuting and in field scenarios, the tablet offers virtually anywhere connectivity .The tablet serves lifestyle computing uses just as well as business tasks with its package of communications and entertainment features
Microsoft Surface isn’t the only Windows tablet you’re likely to see in October, not by a long shot. One of the first announced tablets is the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, a reconceptualization of the original Android-based Think Pad Tablet.Unlike the two versions of Surface running Windows RT on a Tegra processor and Windows 8 on a full-fledged ultrabook-grade Intel Core i5 CPU, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 runs a full Windows 8 Professional OS, but does so on a next-gen Intel Atom processor.
Nokia wants to create a mark in the market of Smartphones with its new range of phones LUMIA 920, 820 powered by WINDOWS 8 OS. However, did not reveal pricing or release dates for the new devices.
The Lumia 920 (left) features a 4.5-inch curved glass WXGA IPS LCD display that boasts what Nokia called PureMotion HD+, which the company said is “better than HD resolution.” That includes blur-free scrolling; “scroll through an email or webpage [and] the text stays crystal sharp.
Harlow claimed that the Lumia 920 is “the most innovative smartphone in the world.” She talked up Lumia 920’s camera, mapping technologies, and extra features like wireless charging. The device also support near-field communication (NFC).
The world leader in designing chipsets….QUALCOMM which has more than 80 percent share of designing chips of all the electronic devices like smart phones, tablet pc’s etc…. has designed a processor which is perfect for a smart phone way in the past called the SNAPDRAGON PROCESSOR.
It has later released a series of processors named SNAPDRAGON S1, S2 and S3….now it is yet to release SNAPDRAGON S4…
Talk, text and watch videos without interruption. Snapdragon S1 mobile processors deliver superior performance when you need it, with better battery life, always.
Do more without draining your battery. Snapdragon S2 mobile processors deliver split-second connectivity to take multimedia and social networking to the next level.
Now, your mobile device can keep up with you. Snapdragon S3 mobile processors deliver fast, seamless performance for multitaskers that want to do it all on their phone or tablet, without stopping to recharge.
Coming Soon : Snapdragon S4
Snapdragon S4 Processors will take performance to a whole new level. Featuring single, dual and quad CPUs, dual core GPUs, best-in-class multi-media capabilities, the industry’s only 4G/LTE multimode modem technology intelligently integrated into a single system on chip.
Snapdragon is a family of mobile system on chips by Qualcomm. Qualcomm considers Snapdragon a “platform” for use in smartphones, tablets, and smartbook devices.
The original Snapdragon CPU, dubbed Scorpion, is Qualcomm’s own design. It has many features similar to those of the ARM Cortex-A8 core and it is based on the ARM v7 instruction set, but theoretically has much higher performance for multimedia-related SIMD operations. The successor to Scorpion, found in S4 Snapdragon SoCs is named Krait and has many similarities with the ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and is also based on the ARMv7 instruction set.
All Snapdragon processors contain the circuitry to decode high-definition video (HD) resolution at 720p or 1080p depending on the Snapdragon chipset. Adreno, the company’s proprietary GPU technology, integrated into Snapdragon chipsets (and certain other Qualcomm chipsets) is Qualcomm’s own design, using assets the company acquired from AMD.
Snapdragon chipsets, as of 2011, include a CPU “Krait” (with speeds up to 2.5 GHz), GPU “Adreno 225”, 2G/3G/4G modem, and severalHexagon DSP coprocessors.
Smart phones and Tablets which use Snapdragon
Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9
HTC Amaze 4G
HTC Sensation 4G
HTC EVO 3D
Nokia Lumia 710
Blackberry® Torch 9850
Sony Ericsson Xperi PLAY
and more than 800 phones have this processors in it….
Mahesh ( MGIT ECE 4th year )