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11 smartphones and tablets with quad-core processors

Last updated on: February 29, 2012 19:02 IST

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Single core and dual core processors are now passe. Smartphone and tablet makers are now scorching the gadget world with quad core processors creating a new category of phones geeks refer to as Superphones.

Theoretically, the more the number of cores etched on a single chip, faster and smoother is multi-tasking in a given device. While the debate about the benefits of having multiple cores is raging with respect to power consumption and OS compatibility, mobile phone and tablet manufacturers are churning out quad-core devices by teh dozen.

We present to you 11 gadgets -- smartphones and tablets -- that sport the mighty quad core processors.

1. HTC One X

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor
  • Screen size: 4.7-inch Super LCD2 display with 720p HD resolution
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP rear camera that shoots 1080p HD video, 1.3 MP front-facing camera for video chat
  • Internal Memory: 32 GB User memory with free 25 GB Dropbox storage, 1 GB RAM

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2. LG Optimus 4X HD P880

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9
  • Screen size: 4.7-inch SHD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera for video chat
  • Internal Memory: 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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3. ZTE Era

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.3GHz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9
  • Screen size: 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, front-facing VGA camera for video chat
  • Internal Memory: 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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4. Huawei Ascend D quad XL

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Quad-core Huawei K3V2
  • Screen size: 4.5 inches IPS+ LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera, 720p
  • Internal Memory: 8 GB storage, expandable up to 32 GB, 1 GB RAM

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5. Huawei Ascend D quad

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.2GHz Quad-core Huawei K3V2
  • Screen size: 4.5 inches IPS+ LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera, 720p
  • Internal Memory: 8 GB ROM, expandable up to 32 GB, 1 GB RAM

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6. Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz K3 Quad-core Huawei K3V2
  • Screen size: 10 inches IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera
  • Internal Memory: 8 GB ROM, expandable up to 32 GB, 2 GB RAM

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7. HTC Zeta

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 2.5GHz K3 Quad-core
  • Screen size: 4.5 inches, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera
  • Internal Memory: 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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8. Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Key specs:

  • OS: Android OS, v3.2 (Honeycomb), upgradable to v4.0
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9
  • Screen size: 10.1 inches, Super IPS+ LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.2 MP front-facing camera
  • Internal Memory: 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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9. LG X3

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1GHz quad-core
  • Screen size: 4.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera
  • Internal Memory: 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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10. Acer Iconia Tab A700

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3
  • Screen size: 10.1 inches LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash; secondar camera: yes
  • Internal Memory: 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB DDR2 RAM

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11. Asus Transformer Prime TF700T

Key specs:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9
  • Screen size: 10.1 inches Super IPS+ LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Main (Rear): 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, 2 MP front-facing camera
  • Internal Memory: 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

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