CES2009 ARM Cortex-A8 Processor in Fraunhofer MPEG Surround Demo

ARM Cortex-A8 processor-based TI OMAP chipset powering Fraunhofer MPEG Surround Sound Reference Design
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Nokia N86 vs Sony Ericsson Satio(Idou).?

Question by : Nokia N86 vs Sony Ericsson Satio(Idou).?
Which one is the best cell phone between this two? Giving specifications

Nokia N86

General2G Network = GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network= HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
Announced= 2009, February

SizeDimensions= 103.4 x 51.4 x 16.5 mm, 69 cc
Weight= 149 g

DisplayType= AMOLED, 16M colors
Size= 240 x 320 pixels, 2.6 inches
 - Dual slide screen

SoundAlert types= Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones
Speakerphone = Yes, with stereo speakers
 - 3.5 mm audio jack
- Dedicated music/gallery keys

MemoryPhonebook= Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records= Detailed, max 30 days
Internal= 8 GB
Card slot= microSD (TransFlash), up to 16GB

DataGPRS= Class 32
EDGE= Class 32, 296 / 177.6 kbits
3G= HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
WLAN= Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP technology
Bluetooth= Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port= No
USB= Yes, v2.0 microUSB

CameraPrimary= 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, wide 28mm Carl Zeiss lens, autofocus, dual LED flash
Features= Variable apperture, geotagging
Video= Yes, VGA@30fps
Secondary= VGA videocall camera

FeaturesOS= Symbian OS, S60 rel. 3.2
CPU= ARM 11 434 MHz processor
Messaging= SMS, MMS, Email
Browser= WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
Radio= Stereo FM radio with RDS; FM transmitter
Games= Yes + downloadable
Colors= Black, white
GPS= Yes, with A-GPS support; Nokia Maps
Java= Yes, MIDP 2.1
 - Digital compass
- MP3/MP4/eAAC+/WMA player
- Voice memo
- Kickstand
- Flash Lite 3.1
- TV-out

Battery = Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh (BL-5K)
Stand-by= Up to 312 h (2G) / 264 h (3G)
Talk time= Up to 6 h 18 min (2G) / 3 h 54 min (3G)
Music play= Up to 25 h

Sony Ericsson Satio (Idou)

General2G Network= GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network= HSDPA 2100
 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – Satio(a) for the Americas
Announced= 2009, February
Status= Coming soon. Exp. release 2009, Q3

SizeDimensions= 112 x 55 x 13 mm
Weight=126 g

DisplayType= TFT touchscreen, 16M colors
Size= 360 x 640 pixels, 3.5 inches
 - Accelerometer sensor

SoundAlert types= Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3, AAC ringtones
Speakerphone = Yes

MemoryPhonebook= Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records= Detailed, max 30 days
Internal= 128 MB
Card slot= microSD (TransFlash), up to 16GB, 8GB included

DataGPRS= Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE= Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G= HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 3.6 Mbps
WLAN= Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA
Bluetooth= Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port= No
USB= Yes, v2.0

CameraPrimary= 12 MP, 4000 x 3000 pixels, autofocus, xenon flash, video LED flash
Features= Touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video= Yes, VGA@30fps
Secondary= VGA videocall camera

FeaturesOS= Symbian Series 60, 5th edition
CPU= ARM Cortex-A8 600 MHz processor; 3D Graphics HW Accelerator
Messaging= SMS, MMS, Email, IM
Browser= WAP 2.0/HTML, RSS reader
Radio= Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games= Yes + downloadable
Colors= Black
GPS= Yes, with A-GPS support
Java= Yes, MIDP 2.0
 - Google maps
- MP3/AAC/MPEG4 player
- Organizer
- Gesture control
- Voice memo/dial

Battery Standard battery, Li-Po 1000 mAh
Talk time

It will be very kind if you give your opinion. If possible then tell the reason why should choose the favorite one you like between those two.Thanks.
I know about N97 but what i am trying to say about a cell phone that will be superior to use between those two.

Best answer:

Answer by carlos m
the sony E…. thats a great phone sorry for the short answer but i g2g hoped i helped

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iPhone 3GS vs Samsung i8910 HD what’s your pick ?

Question by Reignman72: iPhone 3GS vs Samsung i8910 HD what’s your pick ?
The newly announced Iphone by Apple has once again created a product that everybody will be craving about. The Iphone 3G speed has many improved features over its predecessor. Having a better 3 megapixel camera which is able to shoot video is one example. But of course looking at other phones like the i8910, the camera is a joke. We have to put in mind that Apple is not really attracting its customers by releasing a new high-end device. Because no matter what the Iphone is not a high-end device. Apple has a way to sell its product in a more hypnotising way. It seems whatever Apple releases must be the best and definitely worth the upgrade. With new improved products coming out every 6 months, Apple has definilty found the way to sell what it wants. Now this is different in other countries like Russia or Japan and even Europe, the phone doesnt sell as much as in the US and even mac computers are not as used over there. Maybe everyone exept America has found that Apple is not the god of gadgets, and that there are better alternatives.

The Iphone though has sold like crazy and the App store is what to thank. Having just delivered 1 Billion downloads from it, it has definitly made the Iphone a popular device. Many companies now are opening up app stores for their platform. Nokia just released its app store called Ovi store which will let Symbian users download apps over the air like the Apple app store. You can even download specific apps based on your location. This is a nice feature but will probably effect only a small amount of apps. And even Ovi has a long way to go to even compete with Apple, but Symbian is the most used mobile platform in the world so they might have a chance to catch up.

The Samsung i8910 runs on Symbian which means that the Ovi store does run on it and you are able to download apps when connected to the internet. Samsung has also built its own app store but there is still some work to be done to make it fully functional (link).

So let’s talk about the differences between the Samsung i8910 and the Iphone 3G S. One is made by Apple and the other by Samsung. Samsung has been making phones a lot longer then Apple and thus has more experience and knowledge with what people want. Apple has to but they are still a little behind.

Spec wise: Here is a comparison.


Omnia HD i8910

TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size360 x 640 pixels, 3.7 inches
- Accelerometer sensor
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Scratch-resistant surface
Iphone 3G S

TypeTFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size320 x 480 pixels, 3.5 inches
- Multi-touch input method
- Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Scratch-resistant surface
- Ambient light sensor

Omnia HD i8910

Primary8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, face, smile and blink detection, image stabilization, wide dynamic range, ISO 1600
VideoYes, HD 720p@24fps, D1 (720×480 pixels)@30fps, QVGA time-lapse and slow-mo video recording
Iphone 3G S

Primary3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus
FeaturesTouch focus, geo-tagging
VideoYes, VGA@30fps


Omnia HD i8910

OSSymbian S60 rel.5
CPU ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz; 3D Graphics HW Accelerator
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email
BrowserWAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Opera 9.5
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
GamesAsphalt 4 HD, incl. motion-based + downloadable
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, MIDP 2.0
- Digital compass
- MP3 player
- DivX/XviD/WMV/MP4 player
- Organizer
- TV-out (for SD content only)
- Turn-to-mute
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Voice memo
Iphone 3G S

OSiPhone OS (based on Mac OS)
CPUARM Cortex A8 600 MHz, PowerVR SGX graphics
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
BrowserHTML (Safari)
GamesDownloadable, incl. motion-based
ColorsBlack, White
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java No
- Digital compass
- Google Maps
- Audio/video player
- TV-out
- Voice command/dial

As you can see the Iphone still has a long way to start competing with European and Asian phones. The i8910 is better, cheaper at 0 unlocked which means that you can use it with T-Mobile and At&t. The only thing that I prefer over the i8910 is the fact that Iphone has multitouch and the app store. But in almost every other feature, the Samsung Omnia HD takes it away by a mile.

What do you think?

Best answer:

Answer by NVIDIA®
Omnia HD no doubt the better phone. In terms of functions and specs it is way beyond that of the 3gs. the apps aren’t much of a big deal, most of them are useless anyway.

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CES2009 ARM Cortex-A8 processor-based Netbook from Freescale and Pegatron

Freescale talk about their latest products including ARM Cortex-A8 processor-based i.MX51 processor going into the latest netbooks from Pegatron. Expected to be the super cool / super cheap netbook capable of running 720p video.

Play safe with Nokia N900 Carry Case

Play safe with Nokia N900 Carry Case

The extravagant and stylish phones require little care while using them. These phones keep the user in-sync with the latest trend and business. The latest Nokia N900 Carry Case is especially designed for new Nokia n900, which gives all the protection to the phone it needs.

Nokia N900 carry Case gives a complete safety to mobile while carrying it. The beloved mobile is confined very comfortable in the case. The case is exquisitely designed keeping the delicacy of Nokia N900 design and its importance. It also makes a different style statement while carrying mobile in this case.

The case is extremely durable so as to keep the mobile new all the time. Nokia N900 carry case offers better grip to hold the mobile and gives pleasure while holding it. There is a smooth protective shield which doesn’t let the smooth n sensitive screen of the mobile. Moreover, it guards the beloved handset and its functionality. The case is made up off high quality leather with a soft lining that keeps the screen display neat and clean. The user delivers a style statement while carrying the smooth and rubberized case which is available in different colors.

Nokia N900 is a phone which is designed for fashion lovers and also for business class. The phone is side slider designed keeping all the aesthetics alive and boosting the overall look of the phone amiable. The mobile supports both 2G and 3G networks along with the complete QWERTY keyboard making it user-friendly in using internet. This gadget is powered by Maemo 5 OS with 600 MHz ARM Cortex CPU and also PowerVR SGX graphics for better functioning and view ability. Apart from the standard features of Messaging and organizer, mobile is equipped with integrated 5 MP Camera. The camera helps clicking the memorable events in a size of 2592×1944 pixels and has Carl Ziess optical lens for better photography. Mobile plays almost all the music files format and its memory can be expanded up to 16 GB via removable microSD card slot.

With these features and applications, it is required to protect the gadget from unavoidable accidents. This is accomplished by a trendy carry case. Nokia N900 Carry case price is very much affordable as it protects one of the best handset and that makes this case a must buy device.

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Looking at the specs on the TI OMAP 3630, due to be released in the droid x, is it 1ghz or 760mhz, overclocked?

Question by colinsmith447: Looking at the specs on the TI OMAP 3630, due to be released in the droid x, is it 1ghz or 760mhz, overclocked?
The OMAP3640 – 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 + PowerVR SGX530 GPU + 430 MHz C64x+ DSP + ISP (Image Signal Processor) the ONLY 1 ghz chipset, but its listed on most sites as OMAP3630 – 720 MHz ARM Cortex A8 + PowerVR SGX530 GPU + 430 MHz C64x+ DSP + ISP (Image Signal Processor). Is the 3630 overclocked? or is it actually the 3640?

Best answer:

Answer by techtrainee
it is 1ghz

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LG GW990 Brings Moblin and the Moorestown CPU

Specs wise, the new LG GW990 could very well be a tablet with its high speed processor and large touch screen. Most interesting of all is LG’s choice of operating systems. Straying from the trend of using the new Android OS for high end mobile phones, the GW990 uses the Linux based Moblin operating system instead.

Size-wise, this device is one big phone, thanks to the 4.8 inch touch screen; the overall dimensions of the phone are pushed wider than what you would normally expect. The big bonus to having a lot of space is that the phone also packs a lot of features and power. Just looking at the numbers, this is already more than just a mobile phone, but not quite a tablet. Whether the world needs another hybrid device however, remains to be seen.

Known Specs

While the biggest hardware spec here is the new processor, let put that topic aside for later. Anyway, this mobile phone is certainly large. Compared to the iPhone which fits a little over the palm of an average hand, this new LG behemoth will cover your whole hand. The device comes with a built in 16GB of flash as well as 512 MB of RAM. That’s plenty of memory, seems like the device will be able to do more than just multi tasking. With large RAM it should be able to handle some pretty impressive games and applications

The screen, as mentioned, is a whooping 4.8 inches diagonally. The resolution for the screen is set to be at 1024 x 480 making it one of the highest resolution screens available. The resolution is perfect for viewing the 720p HD videos you can record with the phone’s 5 mega pixel camera. The screen and the phone’s powerful new processor will certainly need lots of power, and the 1850 mAh battery promises to give lots of usage time.

The Moorestown and the new Intel Atom

Of course, all that hardware needs some serious processing power. This is where the new Intel Atom comes in. For those lucky enough to attend the Consumer Electronics Show held early January in Las Vegas, Intel finally showed off the latest incarnation of its Atom Chip.

Moorestown is promising to be faster and more efficient than any ARM made chip, some are even speculating that it can give a dual core ARM Cortex A9 a run for its money. Anyway, this new Intel Atom will be running at the heart of the LG GW990 at a yet to be determined speed. Those who got to try the device on the CES floor report that the new LG phone is fast and it is also able to handle multi tasking quite easily. The best part about this is that the new Atom is reported to be very power-efficient, making it consume only 10% of the power that older chips needed.

System on a Chip

While not much has been revealed about Moorestown SoC (system on a chip), the Moblin is a familiar platform. The demonstration showed the OS has been skinned with LG’s very own S-Class user interface that will make using this device a very comfortable experience for LG users.

Nettop – PC in your hand

Nettop – PC in your hand

Nettop is a new generation cheap and power saving computer. A nettop is a type of mini desktop or small form factor computer designed for performing basic computation tasks such as surfing the Internet, accessing web-based applications and rich internet applications, document processing and audio/video playback etc. The word nettop is a combination of Internet and desktop. Nettop is a subtype of desktops introduced by Intel in February 2008 to describe low-cost, lean-function, desktop computers.

Compared to ordinary desktop computers, nettops are not only smaller, lighter and cheaper, they also consume much less power. For example, CompuLab’s fit-PC2 consumes no more than 8 watts of power whereas a typical desktop would easily consume more than 100 watts of power. Consequently, nettops are often fanless with an external power supply. Some do not have an optical disk drive and use a solid state disk, making them completely silent. The trade off is that the hardware specifications and processing power are usually reduce and hence make nettops less appropriate for running complex or resource intensive applications.
PC- Home Computer Trends, Types and Technology

Hardware for Nettop
Currently there are three platforms that are primarily intended for nettops :

* Intel’s Centrino Atom platform,
* Nvidia’s Ion platform
* VIA’s Trinity Platform

The list below contains a range of hardware components that a typical nettop may be assembled from.
Intel Atom (x86)
VIA Nano and VIA C7 processors (x86)
AMD Geode (x86)
ARM Cortex-based CPU (ARM)
Loongson (MIPS)

Intel GMA 950
S3 Graphics Chrome
GeForce 9400M

* Chipset
945GSE Express chipset
Nvidia ION / GeForce 9400M
VIA VX800 IGP Chipset

typically 512 MB to 1 GB SDRAM, DDR or DDR2 memory

* Storage devices
At least 1 GB flash memory
2.5″ hard drive

* Network
Ethernet and/or Wi-Fi

* I/O ports
LAN, USB 2.0, video out, audio out

Workstation – SuperFast PC of new world

Future of Nettop

Nettops fall into Intel’s category of cheap Pc, which usually cost from 0 to 9. The growth opportunity of nettops is considered to be huge. A nettop can become an affordable choice for the first computer for people in developing countries. It can also become a green choice for the second computer for people in developed countries. As nettops are cheap and power-saving, they can also help business users improve profitability. According to the same slides, Intel cites a forecast of 60 million “Basic Nettop” units by 2011.

21st Century cheap and power saving pc















N900 – ARM Cortex-A8 Multitasking on Maemo 5

Amazing operation system that handle mutitasking on a mobile device I’ve never seen before! What is the Window Mobile, Android, Limo, Bada and iPhone OS?

Iphone 4G Rumors And Spec? Here It Goes!

Iphone 4G Rumors And Spec? Here It Goes!

The all new iPad is out in the market, now another version of iPhone?

Base on service manager for Rapid Repair, Aaron. He say that the big changes for the iPhone 4G would probably be the contrast and will be the exact opposite of the iPhone 3GS.

The iPhone 4G would be using the same hardware capabilities more or like but the design would be different and probably in the most common periphery apps. iPhone 4G most likely would be using the same processor that is in the iPad.

The CPU inside that application processor will be an ARM Cortex-A9, the graphics processor will be a PowerVR SGX, probably a 535 or 540.Instead of having the same clockspeed as iPad, they will just underlock it to about 600Mhz on the iPhone 4G.

Main reason would be saving power.Even the iPone 3Gs is running at 600Mhz but the new processor which will be using in iPhone 4G could easily be 25% more powerful even if they ran it at the same clock speed.

It was told that even it slow down to 500Mhz and it would still be a more powerful processor set, and it would use maybe half the power as the iPhone 3GS processor and still get just as much done.

Thats how this new and strong processor is design.Largely due to using a smaller manufacturing process. iPhone 4G most likely will not be having multitasking function because it wasn’t in the iPad so probably not.

In one cycle they change the design, the next cycle they beef up the hardware with kind of the same design, and then the next cycle they change the design again. Memory will be at 512MB, the cost is right and I couldn’t see Apple staying at 256MB for the cost differences.

Storage would be in the options of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.No removable battery, if the iPhone is thought of as having a 2 year life cycle.

This phone would be release close to the typical annual release. That probably would be early June to mid-July.

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