July 26, 2014

Qualcomm: 36,000 miles, 20 days, one charge for Snapdragon processor

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So you’re a big fan of your current Android smartphone save for the fact you seem to charge it every few hours.  What to do for your next smartphone?  Qualcomm believes you ought to consider a Snapdragon chipset for the Android handset and/or tablet.  To help illustrate just how great the Snapdragon’s battery life is, Qualcomm decided to show off a bit by filming a video over the span of 20 days and one charge.  The video below, Around the World in One Charge, shows a handset making its way around the globe on one singular charge.

Additionally, Qualcomm is implementing a contest on their Snapdragon Facebook page where you are encouraged to submit photos or videos of what you can do with one charge. Winners of the One Charge Challenge will receive Snapdragon enabled tablets and/or smartphones.

Prizes: The Overall Prize winner will receive one (1) Smartphone and one (1) Tablet from the list of prizes below. Actual Smartphone and Tablet models shall be awarded at Sponsor’s sole discretion and ARV will reflect the prizes awarded (listed below). Each First Prize winner will receive one (1) of the following prizes: One (1) HTC Vivid (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.99); OR one (1) HTC Rezound (ARV: $729.99); OR one (1) Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (ARV: $399.99); OR one (1) Nokia Lumia 710 (ARV: $329.99); OR one (1) Blackberry Torch 9810 (ARV: $489.99); OR one (1) Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket (ARV: $509.99); OR one (1) Samsung Galaxy S II (ARV: $649.99); OR one (1) Pantech Element (ARV: $299.99); OR one (1) T-Mobile Springboard (ARV: $99.99).