Qualcomm demoes an LTE Windows 8 tablet with Snapdragon S4 chipset

Qualcomm demoes an LTE Windows 8 tablet with Snapdragon S4 chipset
If you want to go LTE, there isn't much other good choice out there but Qualcomm's integrated Snapdragon chipsets. We bet we are going to see the S4 variety with an LTE module tacked on in quite a lot of phones and tablets this year, and Qualcomm just confirmed our suspicion during its keynote CES presentation.

The CEO Paul Jacobs took out an LTE tablet with the powerful Snapdragon S4, running a developer preview version of Win 8, in order to demonstrate the fanless, long-lasting battery future of Windows. We've seen this early preview run on Qualcomm gear before, but the prototype wasn't with the new LTE chipset that is staged to hit a number of smartphones and tablets later in the year.

Touching and swiping was demonstrated to be buttery smooth, and these ARM-based tablets with Windows might hold a lot of potential, provided that Microsoft plays its cards right and releases at least a full-fledged Office version for them, if not thousands of apps at launch.

via SlashGear

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4 Comments

1. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

Microsoft = Winner!

2. torr310

Posts: 1656; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

When will it be used on the phones?

3. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2350; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Microsoft + android market = great tablet

4. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

wait -will this tablet will be running a portable version of windows, or a full desktop version?

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