Computex 2011: Qualcomm to Show Off New Chipset for Mobile Devices

Qualcomm has announced that it will show off a series of mobile devices which will be powered by its next-generation Snapdragon processor. The new devices will be featured at the ongoing Computex fair.

Next gen powerhorse

Next gen powerhorse


In a statement given by Kouji Kodera, HTC’s chief product officer, “We have installed the MSM8655-based Snapdragon mobile development platform in our HTC Flyer tablet PC, and we will use the MSM8660-based platform in our HTC Sensation and HTC EVO 3D smartphones that will go on sale soon. We're looking forward to the sample of the MSM8960-based chipset, which will be used in the development of new Snapdragon mobile devices.”

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are in use by over 125 smartphones and tablets. Manufacturers prefer the Snapdragon because of its performance capabilities. ASUS has also used the Snapdragon processor in its Android 3.0 tablets due to the low power consumption of the chip.


Via: Focus Taiwan

Published Date: May 30, 2011 09:22 pm | Updated Date: May 30, 2011 09:22 pm