By February 3, 2009

Toshiba TG01 processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, what does it offer?

image After today’s announcement of the Toshiba TG01 and its new 1Ghz processor we thought we would find out and share some more information on what it has to offer. Combining a 1GHz processor core, and Qualcomm’s sixth generation DSP and 3G connectivity with ultra-low power consumption to create new mobile devices with the performance to revolutionize the world of mobile computing. The Qualcomm Snapdragon platform empowers a new generation of Pocketable Computing Devices (PCDs) and Mobile Computing Devices (MCDs) that deliver real-time ubiquitous communication, high performance multimedia, location-aware content, full Internet browsing and productivity applications, all with the lowest levels of power consumption for all-day battery life.

Qualcomm is enabling new generations of devices that will take the mobile computing experience beyond anything that has been possible before:

All-in-One Pocketable Devices
The new generation of all-in-one Pocketable Computing Devices (PCDs) combines communication, entertainment and navigation, coupled with full Web browsing on a 4” display. Add a docking station to link to printers, external keyboards, monitors and other peripherals.

Mobile Computing Devices
Mobile Computing Devices (MCDs) offer a revolution in computing and communications in a thin and light form factor with a 7-12” display and full keyboard. MCDs are perfect for viewing movies and maps, or editing spreadsheets and documents while also having access to full Internet browsing and social networking. Dual-mode MCDs allow for notebook and tablet/reading mode to further improve the user experience.


New mobile computing devices based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform deliver:

  • Day-long battery life
  • Ubiquitous, real-time connectivity: WWAN, Wi-Fi® and/or Bluetooth®  technology
  • Rich Internet experience with full Web browsing
  • Access to real-time “personalized” location-aware content with built in GPS
  • Streaming and playback of locally stored HD video content
  • High performance 3D UIs, games, maps and more
  • High-quality still pictures and video clips
  • Access to social networks through instant messaging, video conferencing and chat
  • Productivity with third-party applications

Technical Features

  • 1GHz CPU
  • 600MHz DSP
  • Support for Linux® and Windows Mobile® 
  • WWAN, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Seventh-generation gpsOne® engine for Standalone-GPS and Assisted-GPS modes, as well as gpsOneXTRATM Assistance 
  • High definition video decode (720P)
  • 3D graphics with up to 22M triangles/sec and 133M 3D pixels/sec
  • High resolution XGA display support
  • 12-megapixel camera
  • Support for multiple video codecs
  • Audio codecs: (AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, FR, EFR, HR, WB-AMR, G.729a, G.711 , AAC stereo encode)
  • Support for Broadcast TV (MediaFLOTM , DVB-H and ISDB-T)
  • Fully tested, highly-integrated solution including baseband, software, RF, PMIC, Bluetooth, Broadcast & Wi-Fi
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