Qualcomm: all new Windows Phone 8 devices to be powered by Snapdragon S4 Plus for now

Brad Molen
B. Molen|06.20.12

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Qualcomm: all new Windows Phone 8 devices to be powered by Snapdragon S4 Plus for now

The puzzle pieces are already falling into place, one at a time. After announcing Qualcomm as the exclusive chipset provider for upcoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, we didn't get any word on which models would be used. Fortunately, Qualcomm reps have confirmed to us that all new devices will feature the MSM8960 dual-core Krait (Snapdragon S4 Plus) processor for now. As a sidenote, the company told us that other chipsets may be used at a later time, but Microsoft certainly appears eager to keep to its mantra of a universal experience amongst its phones.

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