Qualcomm, creator and manufacturer of Snapdragon processors, announced the signing of an alliance with Samsung, which aims to integrate its chips into the main devices of the South Korean brand.
According to the statement, the integration of Qualcomm processors would start from the Galaxy S23 and would not be limited only to smartphones, it would extend to computers, tablets, augmented reality devices and some other Samsung products.
Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm, reported that the agreement contemplates that the use of chipsets is carried out worldwide, so Samsung would break with the fragmentation of microprocessors according to the region, as happened in Smartphones.
The agreement signed between the two powers also contemplates an extension of the 3G, 4G and 5G patent licensing agreement, contemplating a 6G technology that would culminate in 2030.
Based on data from specialized portals such as Android Authority, it was specified that 75 percent of the World’s Galaxy S22 phones integrate the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, which will see its integration increased in more devices after the realization of the agreement by up to 100 percent.
Previously there had been rumors that Samsung would leave its Exynos chipsets for its Samsung Galaxy S23 and Samsung Galaxy S24 Smarthphones, only the manufacturer would be defined, among them also emerged as an alternate MediaTek being finally Qualcomm the chosen one.
According to data issued by the company Counterpoint, Samsung obtained the largest share of smartphone sales worldwide during February, March and April 2022.
In April 2022, Samsung led the market with 24 percent of total phones sold, followed by Apple with 15 percent and Xiaomi with 12 percent.