Qualcomm Starts Sending Future Platform Mobile Samples to Consumers

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, August 22 2018 - 21:30 IWST

Qualcomm Perkenalkan Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM), announced that its newest mobile platform series will use system-on-chip (SoC) built on 7nm fabrication.

The 7nm SoC will be supported by a Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem chip and is expected to become the first 5G mobile platform to power premium smartphones and other mobile devices.

Qualcomm Technologies has begun the process of sending samples from future mobile platforms to vendors who are currently suspected of making the latest consumer devices.

This platform will change the industry, support new business models, and enhance the consumer experience in line with the steps of operators in commercializing 5G services by the end of 2018 and throughout 2019.

"We are very pleased to be able to work with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), operators, infrastructure vendors and also standard (technology) manufacturing bodies around the world," said Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm Incorporated through an official statement received by INDUSTRY.co. id, Wednesday (08/22/2018).

Currently, continued Amon, it is still on schedule to help launch the first 5G cellular hotspot by the end of 2018 and is followed by 5G smart phones that use the upcoming platform in the first quarter of 2019.

"Qualcomm Technologies' leadership in sustainable research and technical expertise enables future innovation improvements in various sectors, in line with 5G connectivity that will be increasingly easy to find everywhere," continued Amon

This flagship 5G mobile platform is designed to enable premium smart devices that provide new intuitive experiences and interactions with AI capabilities on a device (on-device) that saves power, battery life and outstanding performance while at the same time extending the coverage area to to innovative technologies, solutions, experiences and applications in the automotive and IoT fields.

Further details related to Qualcomm Technologies' future mobile flagship platform are planned to be announced in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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