Qualcomm’s senior director of wearables, Pankaj Kedia has confirmed that the leading chipsets makers will soon be launching the successor of its Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform.
The chipset will include with it some interesting features that will make any product it powers incredibly.
Let’s go back in time, the Snapdragon 2100 which was built on 28nm was introduced in February 2016, that’s roughly two years ago. Qualcomm started working on a new platform immediately after the launch of 2100 which will be adding significant improvements to its predecessor on the basis of brand requirements and expectations.
According to Pankaj Kedia, the new Qualcomm chipset will come with rethought architecture and reduced physical size which will facilitate the new design aesthetics of the upcoming wearables.
Along with this, the new processor will also improve on battery life management and will support all the new and latest Bluetooth and Wi-Fi standards. While the fitness and sports-focused chips will have GPS, some others will also extend it further by supporting LTE.
Meanwhile, according to recent reports, Qualcomm is also making three of its processors ready to support Android P(the new Android version)
The company said that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 636 will fully support the Android P.
In a blog post, Mike Genewich, Qualcomm’s director of Android Product Management, stated that “This joint effort addresses OS adoption by providing devices currently powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Snapdragon 660, and Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platforms with early access to the newest Android OS: P”.
“Through our strengthened relationship, Google and Qualcomm Technologies are set to expand the market for Android and make it easier for OEMs to launch devices based on Snapdragon mobile platforms”.