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Qualcomm outs WP8-loving quad- core Snapdragon 400 with LTE

04 June, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Qualcomm outs WP8-loving quad- core Snapdragon 400 with LTE - read the full textQualcomm has just announced a quad-core edition of its Snapdragon 400 chip, which comes with full LTE support. The chipmaker says the new quad-core Snapdragon 400 is fully compatible with Android and Windows Phone 8, making it the first quad-core CPU available for the Microsoft mobile...

 

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Reading this makes me thing WP8 probably already supports quad core CPUs.

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  • 2013-07-10 15:39
  • qaBw

> In reply to PARAG B @ 2013-06-05 12:46 from U@w{ - click to readaccept the fact dude!!!! note2 battery suucks!!!

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  • 2013-06-05 23:56
  • iK1m

@ pppeebird and @ TheApprintce or whatever. u ppl r talking abt the battery backup for note 2 then let me tell u something if I want I can drain the battery even in 14 to 15 hours if i play tdkr hd or asphalt hd non stop and at the same time if I want I can use my note 2 for 4 to 5 days .that the flexibility of android and it totaly depends upon the user to make things work to his or her likes but for that u need to have better understanding of ur device or any gadget you use u ppl really need note 2 and I bet u wud fell the diffrence or wait for note 3 for the mind blowing phablet experince like I am waiting . @ ppprbird plz stop writing in points like u r writing a essay for fcu**k sake...lol.

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  • 2013-06-05 12:46
  • U@w{

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 17:22 from sSP9 - click to readhi dude wp needs minimum requirements 1GB of RAM for running games like Temple Run but Android just need 512MB of RAM for the same games running smoothly. im not gaming maniacs but just make a comparison. lol

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  • 2013-06-05 11:19
  • U}}D

> In reply to pppeebird @ 2013-06-05 00:11 from Sig5 - click to readLmao. You made a typo. You mean it's your fault you didn't go the Android way

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  • 2013-06-05 10:43
  • 4QSR

> In reply to [deleted post]You must be seriously joking with that 4 to 5 days of battery backup, what are using? Mugen Power 5000 mAh battery? My bro Note 2 goes max to max 2 days with moderate use on power saver. With 2 hrs of gaming, 2-3 hrs of call, 4 hrs of messaging and email and 1 hour of web surfing and some 1 hour of songs.

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  • 2013-06-05 04:22
  • tt1A

> In reply to [deleted post]1) Your phablet features a 3.1 Ah battery capacity, yet the endurance rating from GSMArena is 69 hours. This is nothing special at all.

2) The endurance rating tells me that you're greatly exaggerating what you can do with the device. Either that or it has got some special magic holy battery. Enabling additional power save modes has NO EFFECT when the phone is idling like it did for most of the time in the gsmarena tests.

3) You apparently still didn't understand what he was sayng.

4) Write properly for f*cks sake. It's not our fault that you made a mistake and went the Android route instead of WP8.

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  • 2013-06-05 00:11
  • Sig5

> In reply to v.s.i @ 2013-06-04 21:26 from sp34 - click to readto operate what? all games of new windows phone can be handled with a lumia 920 specs with ease , so unless the system needs it then no need to use snapdragon 600 or 800 yet

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  • 2013-06-04 23:10
  • 6vND

For WP it will most likely be the new low and mid-range choice. Not bad at all. I'd expect Snapdragon 800 or 600 for the high end.

I'm also willing to bet it'll be a good powerhouse for Android, since these are last-gen cores, and Qualcomm usually ships optimized drivers.

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  • 2013-06-04 21:26
  • sp34

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 17:22 from sSP9 - click to readI own optimus g with quadcore and 2gb with android inside. Everything smooth and ok, i dont know what is your judgement quadcore with 2gb ram cant run properly in android? I hope its not because subjectivity of android hater think.

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  • 2013-06-04 18:50
  • XMiv

> In reply to Irelia @ 2013-06-04 16:31 from 0$qK - click to readS2 has 1GB. Only +- 850MB is accesible

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  • 2013-06-04 18:46
  • mQee

> In reply to Irelia @ 2013-06-04 17:28 from 0$qK - click to readYep it was. You can see in my original post, for what I have replied to and the person whom I replied was ALSO comparing so I shoot out another comparison.

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  • 2013-06-04 17:38
  • sSP9

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 17:22 from sSP9 - click to readIt wasn't a comparsion, you were saying that Android doesn't run properly on high end hardware.

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  • 2013-06-04 17:28
  • 0$qK

> In reply to Irelia @ 2013-06-04 17:11 from 0$qK - click to readYou need to reread my post carefully sir, "Android can't even run properly on quad core and 2 gigs of Ram while Windows 8 can run even on dual core and a GB of RAM". It was a comparison between what Android offers at high specs, Windows Phone can also.

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  • 2013-06-04 17:22
  • sSP9

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 16:45 from sSP9 - click to readOf course every OS has lag under certain circumstances, but what's your point? You said that Android "can't run properly", but that's bull****. Just because it has slight lag doesn't mean that it doesn't run properly.

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  • 2013-06-04 17:11
  • 0$qK

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 15:33 from sSP9 - click to readthats fiction. you haven't used the nexus 4 with 'pure android'. if you have and you claim there is lag, you're totally fibbing, man. that or the nexus had some 3rd party apps crapping in the background. not android's fault.

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  • 2013-06-04 16:53
  • utYc

> In reply to Irelia @ 2013-06-04 16:31 from 0$qK - click to readI don't meant to offend you mate but what is true, is true. Android does have lag, even in Samsung Galaxy S4 when you on to some high multitasking or doing some extreme 3D but I recall, it's percentage is very low as compared to older versions but it does lag. Every OS does.

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  • 2013-06-04 16:45
  • sSP9

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 15:33 from sSP9 - click to readYes, Windows Phone needs less resource for now because it has less process to run. Actually in my opinion Windows mobile 8 is a bit incomplete product. You can understand this from lack of file manager, notification center and even FM support is not implemented! Still now its capability can not be compared with Android.. Give a hardware even like Lumia 520 to android 4.2, it will definitely run snappy. Can you think of an Microsoft product running on a weaker hardware without bloatware!

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  • 2013-06-04 16:34
  • t}Fs

> In reply to Gelvin @ 2013-06-04 15:33 from sSP9 - click to readExcuse me? Android doesn't even run properly on a quad core processor and 2GB Ram? What the hell does that even mean? I own a Galaxy S2 (1.2ghz dual core with 850mb of Ram) and it's running "properly". It's all a matter of Rom and kernel optimization. And my phone really rarely ever lags, and I even got stock Samsung JB Rom on it.

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  • 2013-06-04 16:31
  • 0$qK

> In reply to Marty H @ 2013-06-04 13:01 from uBSH - click to readI have nexus 4 with JB 4.2.2 and I have no prior experience of any other version of android as N4 is my first android phone. I would not say JB4.2.2 lags, on the contrary I feel it's quite slick. But there are always occasional stutters. Sometimes when I exit games like blood and glory:legend or CZK Origins, it all of a sudden freezes with black screen for no reason and have to restart the phone. There's difference between lag and occasional stutter or freezes. For all normal operations it remains slick. I am still mad at android coz N4 happens to have Snapdragon's commercially released most powerful CPU till date with quad cores and i still face these kind of issues so it has to do more with OS' process handling than just hardware. My good ol N86 with symbian on it had lags, but not many abrupt freezes like this. I find these freezes a very annoying considering i own a dual core PC with windows 8 on it and pretty much outdated hardware even at the time when i bought it (which was 2 and half years ago, so you can imagine in today's date how outdated that hardware will be) and still have never faced these kind of issues. I am hoping WP8 also evolves soon and remains robust like its desktop counterpart so that i can switch to Lumia!

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  • 2013-06-04 16:04
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