Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 platform powers first wave of 5G smartphones in 2020

08:00 | 04/03/2020
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has announced that global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and brands Black Shark, Fujitsu, iQOO, Lenovo, Nubia, OPPO, realme, Redmi, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, Sony, vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE have selected the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform for their 5G device launches this year.
qualcomm snapdragon 865 platform powers first wave of 5g smartphones in 2020

The Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform is the world’s most advanced mobile platform, designed to deliver the unmatched connectivity and performance required for the next wave of flagship devices, and features Qualcomm's second-generation 5G Modem-RF System, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55, while redefining Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth audio with the Qualcomm FastConnect 6800 mobile connectivity subsystem. The cutting-edge Snapdragon 865 enables premium devices with breakthrough features – from Gigapixel-speed photography and Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming with desktop-level features to intelligent and intuitive experiences due to the fifth generation Qualcomm AI Engine.

“As the world’s leading wireless technology innovator, we are committed to driving and scaling 5G to the consumer. This year, the Snapdragon 865 will help make 5G accessible to billions of smartphone users around the world, further enabling immersive mobile experiences like high-speed gaming, intelligent multi-camera capture, and all-day battery life,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

After introducing the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform in December 2019, more than 70 designs have been announced or are in development based on the platform. Additionally, more than 1,750 designs have been announced or are in development based on Snapdragon 8-series mobile platforms. Smartphones announced or coming soon based on the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform include:

  • Black Shark 3
  • FCNT arrows 5G
  • iQOO 3
  • Legion Gaming Phone
  • Nubia Red Magic 5G
  • OPPO Find X2
  • realme X50 Pro
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra
  • Sharp AQUOS R5G
  • Sony Xperia 1 II
  • vivo APEX 2020 Concept Phone
  • Xiaomi Mi 10* and Mi 10 Pro
  • ZTE Axon 10s Pro

Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G. Today, its foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G, and 5G smartphone. It brings the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the Internet of Things, and computing, and are leading the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.

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