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LG + Airtel
Bharti Airtel + Huawei
Karbonn Mobiles + Innominds
Sony Ericsson
Dell Streak

Qualcomm, LG and Airtel collaborate to launch LG G2 4G LTE powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor on Airtel’s 4G LTE network in Bangalore

Qualcomm Technologies, Bharti Airtel and LG Electronics jointly announced the launch of LG G2 4G LTE smartphone, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor on LTE network in Bangalore. The event also showcased India’s first-of-its-kind 4G LTE experiential program.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with integrated LTE is designed to deliver high speed and low latency connectivity with maximum performance. Leveraging the power of Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, LG G2 4G LTE smartphone streams full HD videos/ movies from the cloud using Airtel’s LTE network. This significant milestone sets a new benchmark for smartphone experiences such as superfast web browsing, high definition video streaming and console quality multiplayer gaming. Airtel 3G customers can now seamlessly move to 4G experience on their existing 3G data pack with exactly the same price.

Key Specifications:

  • Processor: 2.26GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 Processor
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
  • Memory: 32GB
  • RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
  • Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2

For more information: http://www.lg.com/in/mobile-phones/lg-G2-D802T

First Multi-Mode LTE TDD Smartphone, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE – Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Processor, Launched in India

Qualcomm Technologies, Bharti Airtel and Huawei announced the launch of Huawei Ascend P1 LTE, India’s first multi-mode LTE TDD smartphone. Powered by QTI’s superfast 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 processor, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE smartphone handles high speed data on the LTE network and voice calls on the underlying 3G network using Circuit Switched Voice Fall Back (CSFB voice) technology. With the launch of Huawei Ascend P1 LTE multi-mode smartphone, consumers in India will have the choice of enjoying high-speed mobile broadband experience using an LTE smartphone. Key Specifications:
  • 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor
  • Circuit Switched Voice Fall Back (CSFB voice) technology
  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • Built-in Adreno™ 225 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB ROM
  • 10.9 cm(4.3 inch)Super AMOLED qHD display with scratchproof Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
  • 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash
For more information: Press Release Link Huawei Ascend P1 LTE: http://huaweidevice.co.in/Products/SmartPhones/HuaweiAscent-P1.php

First 3G Tablet Based on Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) - Karbonn AGNEE, Announced by Karbonn and Innominds

Innominds and Karbonn have announced the first QRD based 3G tablet -Karbonn AGNEE, in India. Leveraging Qualcomm Technologies Inc.’s Reference Design (QRD) and based on Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor, this 3G tablet has been designed and developed by Innominds and brought to market by Karbonn Mobiles. For device manufacturers who need to compete and win in the dynamic high-volume 3G smartphone and tablet market, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.’s Reference Design (QRD) is the only program of its kind designed to streamline rapid market introduction of smartphones and tablets at lower development costs — drawing on the technical innovation and product quality that make Qualcomm an industry leader. QRD provides manufacturers with reference handset designs based on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, along with ecosystem programs that provide tested and verified hardware and software components for rapid delivery of commercial high-volume smartphone devices with unique differentiated user experiences. Key Specifications:
  • 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor
  • Android ICS OS
  • 7 inch screen
  • HDMI
  • 3G HSPA
  • 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery
For more information: Press Release Karbonn AGNEE: http://www.innominds.com/edutablet/

Windows Phone Powered by Snapdragon™ Processors, Launched in India

Qualcomm has a long history of working closely with Microsoft and we continue to optimize the Windows Phone experience for consumers with our Snapdragon processor, to deliver compelling experience with unmatched levels of integration and collaboration between hardware, software and services. Windows Phone allows users to customize their experience, putting the content that matters to them at their fingertips. Their applications, social media, videos – their mobile lifestyle – all run better on Snapdragon, making it an excellent match for bringing Windows Phone’s smart design and integrated experiences to life. Key Features and Specifications:
  • Through close collaboration with companies like Qualcomm, Windows Phone devices are built around specific hardware requirements that drive consistent and high-quality end user experiences.
  • Core to this is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ mobile processor and chip system software, which today ships in every Windows Phone device.
  • Developers and consumers will benefit from these new features, such as an improved multimedia experience (graphics, video, audio) battery performance, and an unmatched level of integration and collaboration between hardware, software and services.
For more information on the Windows Phone, please visit: www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-in

HTC EVO 3D – the First Immersive Glasses-free 3D Smartphone, Powered by Snapdragon™ S3 Processor

HTC EVO 3D, built with a superfast 1.2 GHz Snapdragon™ S3 dual core processor, is the first glasses-free immersive 3D device that makes downloading, posting, commenting, watching and playing, faster than was ever possible. It captures the 3D view with a brilliant high-definition display and also allows sharing at a faster speed. The experience provided by this phone makes watching movies in 3D, taking 3D pictures and capturing your own 3D video, the ultimate glasses-free 3D experience, taking the end consumer to the next level. Key Specifications :
  • Snapdragon S3 processor with 1.2 GHz dual core CPUs
  • Adreno 220 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Two 5 MP Color CMOS Cameras with auto focus for 3D
  • 5 MP Color CMOS camera with auto focus for 2D
  • 1.3 MP Color CMOS Front Camera
  • 720p HD video
For more information on the HTC EVO 3D, please visit: www.htc.com/www/smartphones/htc-evo-3d

“Be the Master of Games” - India’s Biggest Mobile Gaming Tournament, on Xperia PLAY, Powered By Qualcomm Snapdragon™

“Be the Master of Games” - India’s biggest mobile gaming tournament, is a unique initiative by Sony Ericsson and Qualcomm, to bring alive the immersive experience of mobile gaming on Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, the world’s first PlayStation certified smartphone that is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S2 mobile processor. Targeted at two consumer segments - ‘Corporate Executives’ and ‘Pro Gamers’, the tournament concluded with its finale in Mumbai on December 10, 2011. The Corporate Mobile Gaming tournament held across six cities – Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Pune – reached out to more than a 100 corporate organizations. The second consumer segment were Pro Mobile Gamers who entered the tournament from across 44 Zapak Gameplexes in 11 cities – Delhi/NCR, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune. Gamers came together to compete for the respective titles of “Be the Master of Games” and ‘Best Pro Mobile Gamer’. The tournament presented an opportunity for participants to showcase their gaming skills, effective teamwork and participate in a first-ever national mobile gaming tournament via a live gaming experience of the revolutionary technology on Sony Ericsson’s Xperia PLAY smartphone. Snapdragon Powering Xperia PLAY: Snapdragon mobile processor combined with Qualcomm’s superior mobile Adreno GPU architecture together power :
  • High-performance, console game-quality 3D graphics of the Xperia PLAY; which means fast and interactive 3D games for gaming enthusiasts.
  • Best-in-class 3G HSPA connectivity and ultra responsive multi-touch experience while providing extended battery life.
  • The Snapdragon Game Pack includes over 100 games optimized to take full advantage of Snapdragon and its integrated Adreno GPU.
For more information on Xperia PLAY, please visit: www.sonyericsson.com

The First Indian HSPA+ Android Gingerbread Smartphone Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ - offers Best-in-Class 3G Speeds

OliveSmart V-S300, the first Indian HSPA+ Android Gingerbread smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM8255™ processor delivers the best-in-class 3G experience to the Indian consumer. It blends unmatched performance in an ultra slim body at 9.9 mm with a 4.1” multi-touch capacitive touch-screen, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor, Adreno™205 graphics engine, 3G HSPA+ and Wi-Fi connectivity. It features a 5 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus, front camera, accelerometer, proximity sensor Bluetooth v2.1, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1400mAh battery backup. The OliveSmart boasts a whole range of advanced services like Digital compass, Google Maps, Live TV and E-book reader along with other innovative features that include smooth texting, push e-mail, web browsing, wireless connectivity, multi-touch interface, social networking, 3.5 mm Audio Jack, Monster entertainment, ‘Feel the Music’, etc. The OliveSmart V-S300 is priced at less than Rs.20000/- Key Specifications:
  • Powered by Qualcomm’s second generation Snapdragon™ MSM8255™ processor and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  • Packs 1 GHz processing power with a high performance graphics engine and crystal clear HD voice
  • Comes equipped with Fluence™ and Dual microphone for advanced echo and noise cancellation
  • Offers blazing fast HSPA+ 14.4 Mbps wireless speeds that utilizes best-in-class 3G HSPA+ networks in India
  • 4.1 Capacitive Touch Screen, Flash and Video Chat Support with a 5MP Camera, GPS, Live TV and more…
For more information on OliveSmart V-S300, please visit: www.olivetelecom.in

India’s First Pocket Tablet, Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon

The Dell Streak is a 5-inch Android™-based pocket tablet combining the most popular features of a smartphone and a tablet. Powered by Qualcomm’s powerful and power efficient Snapdragon 8250™ mobile processor, the Dell Streak gives people the ability to access their digital lives on the go without any compromise on performance or battery life. Built-in 3G HSUPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity enables easy access for downloading and listening to music, updating social networking status in real-time, and staying connected to friends and family through e-mail, text, IM, and voice calls all at the same time. The Dell Streak hits the sweet spot between traditional smart phones and larger-screen tablets. Key Specifications:
  • Qualcomm’s powerful and efficient Snapdragon QSD8250™ chipset with integrated 1GHz processor
  • Android platform complete with Android Market and Dell user interface enhancements
  • 3G + WiFi + Bluetooth 3G HSUPA with up to 7.2 Mbps downlink and 5.76Mbps uplink speeds
  • 5 MP autofocus camera with dual LED flash. Easy point, shoot, and uploads to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and more
For more information on the Dell Streak, please visit www.dell.co.in/streak