More Qualcomm-based devices coming from HTC by end of year


HTC has announced that it plans to launch more devices that will use Qualcomm chip solutions by the end of the year. So far, all of HTC’s CDMA and WCDMA/HSPA devices, including the HTC Mogul, HTC 6800, HTC 5800 and HTC TyTN II, have used Qualcomm’s MSM7500 and MSM7200 solutions.

The MSM7xxx-series chipsets from Qualcomm are the industry’s first to integrate two distinct processors – each dedicated to modem and multimedia functions – to provide support for third-party operating systems, including Windows Mobile. The MSM7500 for CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A and MSM7200 for HSPA also feature rich multimedia capabilities – such as VGA video encode/decode, 8 megapixel camera, and 3D graphics – as well as advanced data functionality with unsurpassed levels of integration.

What future devices we will see was not made clear from the press release but a DigiTimes article suggests that we will see more smartphones and UMPCs.

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