The effort will support the integration of Gemalto's eSIM technology and remote subscription management solutions, with the new Secure Processing Unit (SPU) on the Snapdragon mobile PC
The partnership is set to pave the way for iSIM commercialisation on a growing range of PCs, laptops and tablets, and will support the integration of Gemalto's eSIM technology and remote subscription management solutions on the Snapdragon mobile PC
NovaGo is a new category of laptop designed for the tech- savvy user who is aware of the new and exciting always on, always connected possibilities offered by the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC
The Snapdragon 835 SoC built into the mobile PC
Qualcomm's new PC platform is officially called the Snapdragon Mobile PC
In the fourth quarter, mobile PCs
registered a 27 percent year on year increase.
Preliminary Worldwide PC Vendor Shipment Estimates for 3Q12 * Company 3Q12 3Q12 3Q11 Shipments Share (%) Shipments Lenovo 13,767,976 15.7 12,536,756 HP 13,550,761 15.5 16,217,987 Dell 9,216,638 10.5 10,676,513 Acer Group 8,633,267 9.9 9,616,572 ASUS 6,380,690 7.3 5,708,807 Others 35,954,748 41.1 40,683,666 Total 87,504,080 100.0 95,440,301 Company 3Q11 3Q12-3Q11 Market Share (%) Growth (%) Lenovo 13.1 9.8 HP 17.0 -16.4 Dell 11.2 -13.7 Acer Group 10.1 -10.2 ASUS 6.0 11.8 Others 42.6 -11.6 Total 100.0 -8.3 *: Data includes desk-based PCs and mobile PCs
, including mini-notebooks but not media tablets such as the iPad.
The notebook PC market will remain the largest part of the mobile PC
market during the forecast period, accounting for 60% of mobile PC
shipments in 2012, declining to 49% by 2017.
He said tablets will be the growth accelerant in the mobile PC
market this year, as macro-economic factors and hard drive supply issues impact the notebook market.
Xpshou.com (http://www.xpshou.com/wholesaler/) reports that mobile PC
is defined to include notebook computers, the netbooks and tablet PCs.
However, due to the spread of low- cost embedded Wi- Fi modules, Internet access is now available through a multitude of mobile devices that allow consumers to engage in virtually all their favourite online activities without the need of a mobile PC
, the report states.
"This year, we plan to strengthen our current status among the world's top 3 mobile PC
makers as our tablet computers have recently received positive reviews from Bloomberg Businessweek at the tech gadget fair in the United States," Shih said.