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  • jamyryals - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - link

    Sweet demos, thanks for posting the video Brian.

    Would you do a post (or talk about it on the podcast) that better explains the power envelope tracking technology? That is very interesting.
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  • xaueious - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - link

    Looks like this is one of the top competitors to Qualcomm's solution. Reply
  • Nehemoth - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - link

    How it does compare against the new introduced XMM 7160 Reply
  • xaueious - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - link

    Marketing says Broadcom has Cat 4 vs Cat 3 for Intel. It might have a better power envelope, which Intel isn't known for excelling in. Reply
  • iwod - Thursday, February 28, 2013 - link

    I want to know this too. Baseband has went from Qualcomm as the only 3rd party provider ( Others are used in their own product ) to many choice on 3rd party solutions.

    ST-E Thor, Broadcom, Intel, Would be nice if Anand does an article on it.
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  • Krysto - Thursday, February 28, 2013 - link

    Why is the upload speed always so much smaller than the download one? Is it a technical issue, as in it's harder to make the upload speed as fast or is it just laziness/desire to cut development cost. So they're like: "we've achieved 50 Mbps with it so far - let's not bother increasing that, and just ship it as it is". Reply
  • hfish - Monday, March 04, 2013 - link

    because in you normal digital life you are more prone to download things than to upload them, so it seems pretty fair to have more bandwidth dedicated to downlink...

    even in ADSL UL gets the noisy and smaller part of the spectrum, compared to DL
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  • dhruvz - Thursday, May 23, 2013 - link

    this is because of power amp limitations on device side. If you can power up your using a diesel generator, then you can have those awesome upload speeds as well. :)
    the upload speeds are dependent on lot of things, power/battery on device side is one of the main reasons.
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