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Motorola promises Android smartphone with 2 GHz processor

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 11 Jun 2010 18:09 User comments (3)

Motorola promises Android smartphone with 2 GHz processor Motorola Co-CEO Sanjay Jha was recently asked about his thoughts on the Apple iPhone 4 and while most of the comments were generic, Jha did manage to promise a Motorola device running Android that will include a 2 GHz processor.
For comparison's sake, today's most powerful smartphones use a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, including the HTC EVO 4G and the aforementioned iPhone.

Jha made the comments during a speech at the Executives Club of Chicago.

The phone will also have a Nvidia Tegra-based GPU with Flash 10.1 hardware acceleration. Additionally, the device will have 720p video output through HDMI, "HD screen resolution" and an 8MP camera.

A 2 Ghz processor may be overkill for a smartphone, but Jha says Motorola will begin giving employees smartphone devices instead of note/netbooks starting later this year, so it is clear that the device will be plenty powerful. The faster processor will also be essential for video conferencing, and multi-tasking, which many high-end devices are beginning to do.

Qualcomm, the company behind the current generation Snapdragon processors, recently announced it would begin shipping dual-core chips with speeds of 1.2GHz and single chips with speeds of 1.5 GHz.

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112.6.2010 1:08

I would really like to see this phone today. I can't see them having a 2ghz processor available for at least a year or two.

212.6.2010 5:01

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312.6.2010 6:03

Too bad I have so long on my contract...phones are already twice as fast as my droid, and Samsung is making a chip that is more than twice as fast as those phones...I wonder if motorola's 2ghz phone will be a twin core; if it is not, then the samsung 1.2ghz twin core might still be faster.

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