Qualcomm, the technology giant in the back of your smartphone and that you still don’t know

it Is likely that your mobile phone works thanks to a technology giant in contrast unknown to non-specialised. The average user will purchase your smartphone guided by the brand and its benefits, if not repaired in that not all of the authorship corresponds to, for example, Xiaomi, but its components are the work of other companies. Behind, on the internal shaft core of the processors, figure the american Qualcomm with their Snapdragon.

The Xiaomi Mi 9T, its pro version, the Mi Note 10, the Redmi Note 8T, the Realme X2 Pro, the Oppo Reno2, the OnePlus 7 and the Google Pixel 4 are just a few of the mobile market with different versions of chips Snapdragon. And you already know that the Snapdragon 865, one of their latest innovations, will be the heart of the future Xiaomi Mi 10.

Qualcomm is aware of your character ‘anonymous’ between the large public, while at the same time understand that their advances have transformed the technological reality, and not only in regard to mobile, where its big bet goes through to delve into the possibilities of 5G.

The company, with headquarters in San Diego (California), and with Steve Mollenkopf as its CEO since 2014, was founded in 1985 and has 35.400 employees distributed in 175 offices in 40 countries. Its revenue in 2019 reached the 24,3 billion dollars.

The company covers three aspects: Qualcomm CDMA technologies (QCT), the main pathway of business, Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). Within the first develops platforms for mobile, but also conceives integrated circuits, software, and solutions for other devices and areas: laptops, tablets, wearables, artificial intelligence, robotics, GPS, augmented reality and virtual reality (and its conjunction, the reality is extended), security, automotive, smart homes and smart cities.

In regard to its prominent position in the world of mobile, Qualcomm will be very present this 2020 with the Snapdragon 865, focused on the high-end and defined by the 5G and the holy in the artificial intelligence, and the Snapdragon 765 and 765G, aimed at the middle range. The Realme X50 released in China already uses 765G.

the look put in The 5G does not imply forgetfulness of the 4G, as is reflected in the presentation in India of its new processors (also for the mid-range) Snapdragon 720G, 662 460.

As stated above, Qualcomm does not sound too much to the average user. However, there may be more than one start to get to grips with your name to the root of the ‘war’ that persisted in his time with Apple, to the accused in 2017 to use its patents, which generated a spiral of demands mutual. is drift closed in April of 2019 with an agreement which included a payment millionaire Qualcomm and a greening of the old partnership.

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Qualcomm, the technology giant in the back of your smartphone and that you still don’t know
Source: english  
January 24, 2020


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