Tag Archives: Qualcomm

(Updated) Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G Retail Box Shows Snapdragon S3 Processor

Updated Quote from T-Mobile: The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will have a 1.5-GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 processor.  We’re making updates to the Galaxy S Relay 4G boxes in real time, but all devices will have the S4 processor. Here we are again, back at the drawing board with the Galaxy S Relay 4G and a game of internal processor musical chairs. After speaking with T-Mobile yesterday and after a series … [read full article]

Future QWERTY T-Mobile Samsung Smartphone Found Hanging In The Wild

Still wondering about that upcoming SGH-T699 Samsung smartphone headed to T-Mobile? Well, wonder no more! First, let’s back pedal for a moment and talk about our earlier speculation that this could be the Galaxy Nexus, a hypothesis that may have been based as much on facts as hopes and dreams. Clearly, we wanted this to be something it isn’t. Now, with the above picture we know exactly what it is. I’ve only … [read full article]

Rumor: HTC One X, One S Delayed Due To Chip Manufacturing Problems?

Let’s just make sure everyone has read the title and caught the word “RUMOR” in the front, because that’s exactly what this story is — rumor. According to SemiAccurate, TSMC is having trouble manufacturing 28nm chips, in fact they have gone as far as halting production in mid-February. It’s said (if this rumor is in fact, fact) production will not resume until at least the end of March. So what does this have … [read full article]

Qualcomm Enabling “Dual-Core” Location Assistance On Snapdragon Phones

The days of the Samsung Vibrant GPS troubles are long behind us and thanks to Qualcomm, future GPS problems on Samsung devices look like a thing of the past. Qualcomm has revealed that smartphones supporting their S2 or S3 Snapdragon processor are now capable of accessing two satellite networks. Most Android phones currently access the Global Positioning System only which is a network of 27 satellites but, a second network of 24 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Didn’t Show Galaxy S II Device Because Of Processor Changes?

While I expressed a great deal of disappoint that T-Mobile didn’t show off their Galaxy S II device last night at the Samsung Press Event, I clearly wasn’t alone. A number of sites have begun speculating and all seemingly agreeing on the “real” reason T-Mobile wasn’t keen to show off their own version. Both the AT&T and Sprint versions of the Galaxy S II have the Samsung Exynos 4210 processor … [read full article]

FCC Will Combine AT&T’s Qualcomm And T-Mobile Bids Together For Review

The Federal Communications Commission informed AT&T late Monday afternoon that it would combine its reviews of the proposed T-Mobile buyout along with their purchase of the 700MHz wireless spectrum currently held by Qualcomm. In a letter issued by the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau the FCC concluded that enough evidence was presented that the ramifications of both deals are related and that they should be considered at the same time.  “The Commission’s ongoing review … [read full article]

Qualcomm Announces 84Mbps HSPA+ Chipset, Coming To T-Mobile Sometime Next Year

Today, at Mobile World Congress (MWC), Qualcomm announced a new mobile chipset, the MDM8225. The MDM8225 brings full support for HSPA+ Release 9 aka HSPA+ 84Mbps. If you may recall, T-Mobile had plans for HSPA+ 84Mbps and even HSPA+ 168Mbps when they first rolled out their 4G campaign last November. The new chipset will use “dual-carrier” technology, which will utilize multiple frequencies at the same time. Since T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network … [read full article]