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Snapdragon maker Qualcomm scores a record quarter

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Snapdragon maker Qualcomm scores a record quarter
It's been yet another record-breaking quarter for Qualcomm - probably the most successful mobile chipset manufacturer currently. For its 4th fiscal quarter, the maker of Snapdragon managed to secure revenue of $4.87 billion, which is a healthy 18% increase compared to the same period of last year. The increase of net income stands even better at 20% year-on-year, resulting in the sweet $1.27 billion. Not bad for a chip maker.

At the same time, the company has also released its results for its fiscal 2012, and those are just as bright. Revenues have risen by 28% and now stand at $19.12 billion, while net income is up the spectacular 43%, which translates into $6.11 billion.

If you'd like to learn more details about where exactly Qualcomm stays financially, feel free to check out the full report here.

source: Qualcomm via AndroidCentral

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posted on 08 Nov 2012, 05:47 1

1. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

Their chipsets are too mainstream,through.
Exynos is still the best!

posted on 08 Nov 2012, 06:18

2. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3786; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

Too mainstream? Really? You just described a chipset as being too mainstream.

posted on 08 Nov 2012, 07:09 2

3. xfire99 (Posts: 934; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)

No, qualcomm newest snapdragon S4 is the best SoC right now and until Exynos 5 quad with A15 release. Then see which is better.
Snapdragon S4 dual core A15 beats Exynos 5 dual core A15. Both CPU and GPU.

posted on 08 Nov 2012, 18:54

5. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

Wait, what? Sarcasm? I don't even know.

posted on 08 Nov 2012, 07:13 1

4. buccob (Posts: 2708; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)

Having a chip-set too "mainstream" is actually a good thing for app developers and compatibility...

I, as the consumer I would definitely go for the "mainstream" chip specially when is one of the very best around. S4 Pro

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