Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Wear And First Gigabit Class LTE Modem


Qualcomm Incorporated, a leading player in technology space, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, introduced Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear and Snapdragon Wear 2100 SaS (system-on-chip). The prime objective of Qualcomm behind this initiative is to enhance the overall wearable experience of customers.


Qualcomm Technologies has a comprehensive product family in wearable space, including Snapdragon 400 processor, which is known for its usability and striking features. With the introduction of new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear and Snapdragon Wear 2100 SaS, it’s planning to take product offerings to all new heights by introducing features like long battery life, sleek designs, and smart sensing.

Snapdragon Wear platform comes with a complete range of support tools, software and reference designs for fashion, sports and mobile businesses to bring world-class wearables to customers. Snapdragon Wear 2100 is equipped with 4G/LTE, 3G technologies as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Four major features of Snapdragon Wear 2100 that give it an edge over other similar products in the market are – smaller size, smarter sensors, lower power and always connected.

As of now over 65 wearable devices across 30 countries use Qualcomm’s technology; however, this number is likely to touch newer heights after the launch of new Snapdragon Wear 2100. You can find more details about this product here.

Along with Snapdragon Wear 2100, Qualcomm also announced three next-generation processors: Snapdragon 425, 435 and 625. These processors aim to enhance the overall experience by extending support for LTE, dual camera ISPs, 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, Qualcomm TruSignal, Qualcomm Hexagon DSP, etc. You can learn more about these processors here.

The third major announcement from Qualcomm Technologies was about Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, the first gigabit class LTE modem of the mobile industry. It’s built on Qualcomm RF Transceiver and 14nm FinFET process. It’s the first LTE chipset that can deliver a downloading speed of up to 1 GBPS. The new Snapdragon X16 LTE modem supports the international LTE standard – Licensed Assisted Access for unlicensed spectrums. It comes with inbuilt support for all the major cellular technologies like LTE FDD, WCDMA, LTE TDD, TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, and GSM/EDGE. You can click here and know more about Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem. Matthew Slater Jersey


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