Microsoft Testing Windows Phone 8 Device w/ dual-core Snapdragon S4? Sprint?February 29, 2012 3 Comments
With Mango being released to everyone late last year and Tango right around the corner, its no shock that Microsoft is hard at work on Windows Phone 8. The next generation of Windows Phones that should be arriving late 2012.
TheVerge though is reporting that Microsoft may not only be working on Windows Phone 8 but that the device may be running a dual-core Snapdragon S4.
Just how good is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4?
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 has been making waves recently thanks to its impressive performance in recent Vellamo benchmark results, beating Samsung’s Galaxy S II and Motorola’s Droid 4 by more than double.
Another bit to this rumor is that the device is being tested to work on Sprint. TheVerge was also told that Sprint is interested in a Windows Phone 8 device running the MSM8960 and that it has shared its LTE specifications with Nokia.