Checkout Quad-Core Smartphones And Tablets Galore
Powerful devices: The quad-core processor has generated a lot of buzz in the tech community. Here we bring you smartphones and tablets, which are engineered with quad-core processors.
LG’s Optimus 4X HD: This seems to be the real Samsung Galaxy Note competitor. It is LG’s first Quad-Core processor smartphone. Powered by 1.5GHz Quad-Core processor (NVIDIA Tegra 3), the phone features a 4.7-inch True HD IPS display with a pixel resolution of 1280 x 720. The Optimus 4X HD includes 16 GB internal memory and runs the latest version of Android OS – Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It sports a 8 megapixel BSI (Backside Illumination) Sensor camera with LED flash and a 1.3 megapixel front camera. Measuring 8.9mm slim, it has a 2,150mAh battery.
HTC’s One X: Powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, the phone has a 4.7-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1280 x 720. It runs Android 4 ICS with HTC Sense 4. The phone offers 32GB total storage, and has 1GB RAM.
ZTE’s Era: Running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the phone is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9 processor, It features a 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen. The phone has an 8 megapixel rear and a front-facing VGA camera for video chat. The phone offers an internal memory of 8 GB, and has 1 GB RAM. The ZTE Era will be launched in Europe and China in the second half of 2012.
Asus’s Eee Pad Transformer Prime: The tablet is touted to be the world’s first quad-core CPU tablet. Running Android 3.2 Honeycomb (with a free upgrade to Android 4.0), the device has a unique design. It can be transformed to notebook mode with a full QWERTY chiclet keyboard dock. The device has a 10.1-inch LED backlight WXGA super IPS Gorilla Glass display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core CPU, the tablet sports a 1.2 megapixel front camera and an 8 megapixel rear camera and has 1 GB RAM. The device (64GB model) is available in India at a price of Rs 49,999.
Huawei’s Ascend D quad: It is said to be the world’s fastest quad-core phonbe. The phone is equipped with 1.2GHz Quad-core Huawei K3V2, and runs Android 4.0 ICS. It measures just 64mm narrow and 8.9mm slim so it’s slim and lightweight. The phone will be available in China, Australia, Europe, Asia-Pacific, North and South America, and the Middle East in Q2 of 2012. It has a 4.5 inches IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen. The phone features an 8 megapixel autofocus, dual-LED flash rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
Acer’s Iconia Tab A700: The tablet is powered by a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, and has a 10.1-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen. The device has a 5 megapixel rear camera. It runs Android 4.0 operating system. The A700 is expected to ship in the second quarter of 2012.
Huawei’s Ascend D quad XL: The Ascend D quad XL comes with a 2500mAh battery which is claimed to provide two to three days of normal usage. With the same specifications as the Huawei Ascend D quad, the Ascend D quad XL measures 10.9 mm slim.
Huawei’s MediaPad 10 FHD: The tablet runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It is engineered with a 1.5GHz K3 Quad-core Huawei K3V2 processor. The tablet has a 10-inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. It sports a 8 MP rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera. It has 8 GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 32 GB using a microSD card. The tablet has 2 GB RAM. The tablet is due to be available in the second quarter of this year.