Always connected and always on 7nm new SoC
Qualcomm's Sanjey Mehta, SVP and General manager of compute products, and Miguel Nunes, senior director of compute products, introduced and showed off a few features of the Snapdragon 8cx, a SoC that many called Snapdragon 1000 or 8150/8180. This is a SoC built from the ground up with a bigger Adreno 680 GPU, still fanless and with a lot of new tricks.
100s of Mbps needed
One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life, and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.
Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI
Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.
WiFi 6, 2Gbps 4G, X50 for 5G
Qualcomm’s Druga Mallardi, an SVP and general manager of 4G and 5G, has announced the wireless building blocks of the Snapdragon 855. It packs 2Gbps Gigabit LTE, 5G, WiFi 6 and 60GHz WiFi.
Coming in 1H 2019
Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US, confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.
2X AI performance over 7nm Kirin
Alex Katouzian, a senior vice president ( SVP) of Qualcomm and the general manager of mobile, has announced the Snapdragon 855. He went into a few details leaving full disclosure for tomorrow, but he did say that its AI performance is twice as fast than the 7nm Android device.
Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon confirms
Cristiano Amon took the stage at the company’s third technology summit - the second in Maui Hawaii, and showed a 5G prototype phone form-factor device on a live AT&T/Verizon network.
Exclusive: That is the current plan
Our extremely well-informed sources have confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will ship in late March/early April 2019. This goes for both the Exynos 8920 as well as the Snapdragon 855 version of the phone. Samsung has traditionally been shipping Galaxy S smartphones anywhere from late March to early June, depending on the version of the phone and the region.
CEO Steve Mollenkopf confirms
In a chat with CNBC, Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed that it and Apple are on the doorstep of a resolution of multi quarter licensing related issues. What CNBC didn’t tell you is that Apple doesn’t want to pay Qualcomm a tiny amount of money as it wants a special and favorable deal.
Apple wants to pay less
Next time you buy an iPhone that nowadays easily exceeds $1000, € or £, Apple doesn’t want to pay $13 out of the selling price of its phone to Qualcomm. That is what the whole fuss is all about. Qualcomm offers multi model standard essential patents that include 3G/4G and 5G in that price.