Qualcomm Dual-core Chipset Powers T-Mobile G1

Posted: Sep 24 2008, 6:54am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:42am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


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Qualcomm has announced that its dual-core MSM7201A chipset is powering the G1 from T-Mobile; the first Google Android powered mobile phone. The chipset features built-in 3D graphics, multi mode 3G support and more.

The phones 3MP camera sensor can scan barcodes for applications that support barcode reading. The chipset also supports GPS for location-based services and more. Qualcomm says it is also working with other OEMs to build other Android powered devices.

"The launch of the T-Mobile G1 is a breakthrough moment for Linux-based open mobile application platforms," said Paul Jacobs, chief executive officer, Qualcomm. "Qualcomm's ability to tightly integrate our chipset hardware and software has helped to make the Android platform a reality. Our close relationship with T-Mobile, HTC and many other OHA members was instrumental in achieving this milestone and will allow us to bring products to market faster and spur continued innovation in mobile applications and services."

Via Qualcomm

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