Dec 13 AT 2:01 PM Taylor Wimberly 74 Comments

Qualcomm shows Snapdragon S4 platform running Android 4.0


Last month Qualcomm unveiled their new Snapdragon S4 Liquid development tablet, and we found it rather odd that the device was still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Today the company shared a quick blog post to let us know they got Android 4.0.1 up and running.

PJ Jacobowitz of Qualcomm wrote, “Not only are we working to get the source code fully optimized for  Snapdragon S4 tablets, but we’re rigorously working on the code so it also supports the rest of our Snapdragon processors.”

Qualcomm's Liquid development tablet.

For those of you just joining the party, Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon S4 processor is their first built with a 28nm process technology, and it features a fully integrated LTE modem. Go read our hands-on report to see how the Snapdragon S4 should offer industry leading performance and battery life.

No actual consumer devices to feature the Snadragon S4 have been announced, but there are several rumored to be unveiled in Q1 2012. Be on the lookout for the ASUS Padfone and HTC Ville, two innovative smartphones that might be announced during CES or MWC.

If you missed out on the Snapdragon S4 Liquid tablet and want to see what Qualcomm has in store, check out the following video from The Verge.

Via: Engadget

Source: Qualcomm

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