Qualcomm Snapdragon processors still driving smartphone space with Nexus devices from Google
Nov 01, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will power Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) newest Android smartphone, the Nexus 5 with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.
Available now, the Nexus 5 is the first smartphone to be released with global LTE support and Android 4.4 (KitKat).
The Nexus 5 also utilizes the Qualcomm QFE1100 feature, an important component of the upcoming Qualcomm RF360 Front End, a comprehensive, system-level solution that allows OEMs to develop a single, global 4G LTE design. The QFE1100 feature is the world's first envelope tracking (ET) technology for 3G/4G LTE devices and offers significant performance improvements, including reduced heat by up to 30 percent and decreased power consumption by up to 20 percent, enabling thinner form factors with longer battery life.
Qualcomm is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Inc. includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT.
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