Qualcomm prepares 6th and 7th Snapdragon processors with integrated 5G modem

Qualcomm yesterday held a press conference at the IFA 2019 in Berlin, where it shared

their plans.

What told

This year, some OEMs have begunproduce flagship devices with fifth-generation network support based on the Snapdragon 855 chip. Soon there will be even more such smartphones, as the company is preparing to release mid-budget Snapdragon processors of the 6th and 7th series with 5G support.

</ img>

There are no details about the news, only it is known thatthey will be built using the 7-nanometer process technology and will receive integrated modems like the Kirin 990 and Exynos 980. Already 20 manufacturers have signed contracts for the supply of these SoCs. Among them are LG, HMD Global, OPPO, Realme, Redmi, Vivo and Motorola.

When to expect

They promised to release a commercial sample of the Snapdragon 7th processor at the end of this year. The first smartphones based on the Snapdragon 6th series will appear in the second half of 2020.