qualcomm: Qualcomm is updating Snapdragon branding, to simplify chip names – Instances of India

qualcomm:  Qualcomm is updating Snapdragon branding, to simplify chip names - Times of India

2021-11-23 22:57:27

Qualcomm has introduced key modifications to Snapdragon branding and the three-digit naming scheme of its chipset portfolio. The announcement comes simply days earlier than the Snapdragon Tech Summit subsequent week the place it should unveil its next-generation flagship chip.
Qualcomm has named Snapdragon as a standalone model. “We have separated the Qualcomm and Snapdragon manufacturers. Going ahead, Snapdragon will likely be a standalone product model with particular ties to the Qualcomm model the place acceptable,” stated the corporate in a weblog publish.
The most important change is how the corporate names its chips throughout classes. Presently, the corporate follows a three-digit naming scheme for its chipsets. The entry stage are 400 collection, mid-range stage are 600 and 700; and high-end chips are 800 collection. Additionally, the modifications in numbers signified the next-generation model of the chipset from a selected collection.
Going ahead, the corporate will observe a single-digit naming conference similar to it does with its PC processors (Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 or 7c Gen 2), beginning the upcoming flagship processor Snapdragon 8 collection processor which was earlier anticipated to be known as Snapdragon 898.
The corporate says, “A brand new simplified and constant naming construction for our platforms makes it simpler for our clients to find and select gadgets powered by Snapdragon. This implies our cellular platforms will transition to a single-digit collection and era quantity, aligning with different product classes — beginning with our latest flagship Snapdragon 8-series platform,”
The corporate may also drop the 5G branding from their chipset and it additionally is smart as a lot of the new chipsets launched by the corporate function 5G because the connectivity possibility and the corporate additionally says that “Transferring ahead, with Snapdragon linked platforms, 5G will likely be a given”.
Other than this, the corporate may also be rolling out a brand new brand signifying modifications. The corporate’s ‘fireball’ icon may also achieve new visible belongings and different artistic executions, as per the official weblog publish.


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