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Not sure if this has been posted, but pure awesome! O_O



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Meet the HTC Edge: reportedly the company's first -- and probably one of the world's first -- cellphone powered by a quad-core processor. Information from a reliable source paints Edge as a premium handset incorporating the latest mobile technologies -- for the most part.

The 4.7-inch Edge will allegedly be slightly over ten millimeters thick, and appears to be very much the successor to the just-unveiled Rezound/Vigor, as it should feature the same 720p resolution, 1GB of RAM, and backlit eight-megapixel camera with 28-millimeter, f/2.2 lens. The major improvement, then, would be Edge's supposed AP30 Tegra 3 CPU from Nvidia, which offers four 1.5GHz cores to Rezound's two. Internal storage will likely be bumped to 32GB, while the Bluetooth radio should hit version 4.0. Naturally, Beats Audio enhancements would be part of the package.

We're expecting Edge to arrive in late Q1/early Q2 of next year.
Full story @ pocketnow.com
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Sounds useless. Android needs to be tightened so that it is faster and more efficient rather than throwing brute computational power at it. Single-core WP7 phones feel much faster than a lot of the flagship Android devices. Quad-core is a drain on resources and there's just no need for it.
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Sounds useless. Android needs to be tightened so that it is faster and more efficient rather than throwing brute computational power at it. Single-core WP7 phones feel much faster than a lot of the flagship Android devices. Quad-core is a drain on resources and there's just no need for it.
Stop being so logical!

Overkill is what people want, and HTC is bringing it. c:
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Moar powaaaah!!
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Sounds useless. Android needs to be tightened so that it is faster and more efficient rather than throwing brute computational power at it. Single-core WP7 phones feel much faster than a lot of the flagship Android devices. Quad-core is a drain on resources and there's just no need for it.
You need to introduce the technology before Android can get quad core support. You need to make the leap on both fronts, software AND hardware.
    
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I'm really loving the brushed aluminum look by that camera! Very sexy.

EDIT: Android ICS is finally optimized for Multi-Core CPU's unlike the previous versions of Android.
Edited by dmasteR - 11/8/11 at 9:48am
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Sounds useless. Android needs to be tightened so that it is faster and more efficient rather than throwing brute computational power at it. Single-core WP7 phones feel much faster than a lot of the flagship Android devices. Quad-core is a drain on resources and there's just no need for it.
Try reading the article. It gets better battery life than the dual cores.
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sweet!!!! should be free by the i'm due for an upgrade
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