This IDC Insight covers recent updates from Qualcomm provided at an analyst event in Hong Kong on September 14 to 16. The analyst event was colocated with the larger 3G/LTE Summit. At this event, Qualcomm provided additional details on its Snapdragon 820 SoC, aimed at the premium smartphone segment in the market. In the same event, Snapdragon 430 and Snapdragon 617, targeted at low-end and midrange markets, were also introduced. Qualcomm also gave an update about its ongoing work with enabling LTE in the unlicensed spectrum bands as well as carrier aggregation initiatives among telcos around the world.
Asia/Pacific Connected Consumer , Asia/Pacific Over-the-Top and Telco Consumer Services , Asia/Pacific Service Provider Strategies , Enabling Technologies: Mobile and Tablets , Enabling Technologies: Mobile, PCs, and Tablets
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