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Qualcomm sees big bucks in China's smartbook market

Nov 20, 2009, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"True, the smartbook as a device category doesn't truly exist just yet, but CEO Jacobs is bullish on the topic, predicting massive consumer acceptance of smartbooks based on Qualcomm's TD-SCDMA chips in mainland China throughout 2010.

"To many the smartbook is simply a small note or netbook style device that uses a suped-up mobile phone chip instead of a regular PC chip. The key differences in terms of user experience is that these devices won't work with a regular Microsoft Windows software, but instead offer better battery life and lower price points."

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