Shoot a 4K video with your Snapdragon-powered smartphone for the chance to win $25,000

Shoot a 4K video with your Snapdragon-powered smartphone for the chance to win $25,000
Qualcomm this week announced a very interesting contest, which asks owners of select Snapdragon-powered smartphones to shoot 4K videos for the chance of winning considerable prizes in cash.

The contest runs from October 17 until January 16, 2015, and is open only to legal residents of the US, UK, India, China, and South Korea. To enter, you have to shoot an original 1-2 minutes 4K video on a device that uses a Snapdragon chipset, upload it on YouTube or Youku, and submit your entry to Qualcomm at the first source link below.

Qualcomm will offer a grand prize of $25,000, a $10,000 runner-up prize, and three prizes of $4,000 (yeah, that’s 4K) each.

Although this isn’t an exhaustive list of handsets that can record 4K video, these are the smartphones that can participate in Qualcomm’s contest: Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG G Pro 2, Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, OnePlus One, LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, Sony Xperia Z3, Samsung Galaxy Alpha, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, and Google Nexus 6. The Xiaomi Mi4 is also mentioned in the contest’s official rules (which you should read - they're found at the source link below), despite the fact that it’s currently not listed on Qualcomm’s website as a 4K-capable handset.



1. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

So even if I can take 4K video in my LG G2, I can't participate because it's not officially supported?

2. wilsong17 unregistered

Sweet I'm going to use both note 3 and note 4

3. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

I'll give it a try with the N6 :)

4. goojman

Posts: 56; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I'm sure it's gonna be sum dude who films sumthin c4az like the Grand Canyon or sum crap like that. Highly doubtful ordinary peeps are gonna have a remote chance in hell of winning.


Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

You probably right.

6. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Do some cats video, cats always win people's heart.

7. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Damn contests always have those country restrictions. May the best uh, 4K video win.

10. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

thats pathetic... only 5 countries, I cant enter... screw you qualcomm, I will surely buy exynos note 4 now

8. alaw.14

Posts: 426; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Im entering if I get the time to.My note 3 is ready!

9. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Am gonna shoot 4K video this holidays with my DSLR and upload it to YouTube.

11. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

I'm gonna try with my Oneplus one :D

12. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

IPhone users cone on join the fun!!! Oh wait that's right you can't, lmao maybe 2017?

13. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

iphone ? aahahahah

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