April 24, 2014

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon processors for smart TVs, including a 1.5GHz quad-core powerhouse

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Qualcomm announced at CES that their new line of Snapdragon processors are powering the Smart TVs at CES, and they’re bringing in to full web browsing and access to the latest Android apps, as well as console class gaming.

“Consumers demand a seamless experience across all screens, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and televisions,” said Raj Talluri, vice president of product management for Qualcomm. “Having Snapdragon processors power smart TVs and digital media adapters is a natural extension of our leadership in mobile and computing technologies into the connected home.”

“Lenovo’s newly announced K91 Smart TV is a milestone for the connected home and digital technology,” said Xiong Wen, general manager and executive director, Smart TV, Lenovo. “It’s the first Smart TV in the world to run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, as well as the first to run on Android 4.0 for full access to the Android marketplace. Lenovo is taking the digital home to new levels and making consuming content and connecting via videoconferencing, social media and more, easier than ever.”

The Snapdragon S4 MPQ8064 processor features a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU—based on Qualcomm’s Krait micro-architecture—Adreno™ 320 graphics and advanced audio/video capabilities, delivering mobile users the highest performing mobile experience while consuming less power.

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Source: Qualcomm

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