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CES 2013: Qualcomm keynote live blog
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will take the stage to talk up the mobile revolution.
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Jacobs: What about these phones?
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Ballmer: The new Windows Phones are incredible. In November, reported sales of Windows were four times better than year earlier. Christmas sales five times better.
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Windows Phone 8X by HTC, Nokia Lumia 920
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Nothing new here, guys. We've already seen these
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Note - Qualcomm is the only chipmaker that provides processor for Windows Phones right now
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Ballmer: we wanted a phone that could be personal for all of us. We also designed windows phone to be the best phone for anyone using a Windows PC or tablet.
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(Also note - Windows RT is having some struggles so far. The Dell device that uses Qualcomm chips just started shipping last month, and I don't think the Samsung product has hit the market yet)
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Jacobs: It's pretty clear you guys have completely reimagined Widows
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Ballmer: Thanks Jacobs for being a good partner, etc.
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And Ballmer has left the stage.
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Jacobs: As we've seen, there are some pretty fantastic phones out there
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Windows Phone 8X by HTC. Giving some of these away to 100 lucky winners in tonight's audience.
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Everyone had a born mobile card on his/her chair when got here. If take to Qualcomm exhibit, will be able to see if have one of the lucky buttons.
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Everyone is scrambling right now to find their buttons
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Today i'm pleased to announce the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 series.
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Exceptional performance, enhanced graphics.
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In terms of performance per watt, outperforms all of the competition, even their newest chips.
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That's not all.
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We have an even bigger chip. I'm going to show you the next big leap in mobile.
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Now we've got another video demo. Pretty funny actually. About a dragon. Cute
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what was the point of that?
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Snapdragon. The name of the chip. Get it?
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I don't see how this is new? Windows Phone Tiles are the same thing as Android Phone Widgets. Did I miss something?
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Announcing the new flagship Snapdragon 800
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Most advanced wireless processor ever built. This little chip is going to make a bit impact. First premium processor for smartphones, tablets, computers
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75 percent better performance. That's a huge leap.
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More than 50 design wins already. Setting the standard for excellence in mobile computing.
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LTE advanced for download speeds up to 150 Mbps. That got some whistles in the audience.
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Also features latest Wi-Fi tech called Vibe (802.11 ac). Much, much faster.
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Also features a quad-core CPU. Peak speeds of up to 2.3 Ghz per core.
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Next chip will be in hands the second half of this year.
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Renders video and games in stunning speed. But I don't want to just sit here and talk about it. I'm going to show you what it does.
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Tablets - not a video. This is being rendered in real time on the screen.
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