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Qualcomm Confirms New LG Superphone with Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 Pro
For months now we have heard rumors of a mythical super-powered phone coming from LG. The phone will supposedly come equipped with a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro and Adreno 320 GPU that will dominate all benchmarks. That phone has now been confirmed (perhaps inadvertently) by Qualcomm. The chip manufacturer let this info slip in a public statement,
Although no names or specifics are given, these details seem to confirm that the device will also come using the APQ8064 platform alongside an MDM9x15 LTE baseband. This "leak" was interesting timing right before IFA, and suggests that this was a planned teaser... clever marketing department. We will share more info as it comes out of IFA in a few says.
Qualcomm will supply the latest Snapdragon™ S4 Pro platform to LG, enabling LG’s new quad-core smartphone, which is currently in production with anticipated commercial availability in Korea in September and global rollout to follow. This smartphone will be the newest commercial and global device to offer a quad core CPU Snapdragon S4 processor along with 3G/LTE multi-mode capabilities, delivering a superior mobile experience for voice, web browsing, games, user interfaces and other graphics applications.
08-23-2012 11:26 AM