This year, during a virtual keynote at the Berlin trade show, the San Diego company said the super-fast connectivity will arrive in even lower cost devices that retail for around $125 to $250 because of upcoming chips in its Snapdragon 4-series.
Qualcomm will bring 5G to its Snapdragon 4-Series chips in 2021. 524"}’ section="annotation">5G is coming to even cheaper phones early next year, thanks to new Qualcomm chips — and Motorola, Oppo and Xiaomi will be selling them.
Partners such as Motorola, Xiaomi and Oppo will introduce devices based on Qualcomm’s upcoming 5G-enabled 4-Series Snapdragon chips.
Last year at IFA, Qualcomm vowed to expand 5G to its 6- and 7-series chips, the processors that power midrange devices from companies like Motorola, TCL and Nokia phone maker HMD.
"We’re accelerating 5G global commercialization and scale and working to ensure that the most affordable 5G devices worldwide are based on Snapdragon," Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon said Thursday during a virtual keynote at the IFA electronics show.
Motorola, Oppo and Xiaomi all vowed to make phones using Qualcomm’s upcoming chips.
Qualcomm will bring 5G to $125 phones from Motorola, Oppo, Xiaomi next year https://t.co/tEirZT9ANe— CNET News (@CNETNews) September 3, 2020
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