Qualcomm Announces Boosted Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform

Qualcomm Announces Boosted Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 870 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship  Snapdragon 865 Plus, which features an enhanced Qualcomm® Kryo™ 585 CPU  prime core clock speed of up to 3.2 GHz. 

The new Snapdragon 870 is designed to deliver increased performance across the  board for geared-up gameplay with insanely fast Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite  Gaming™ experiences, truly global 5G sub-6 GHz and mmWave, and ultra-intuitive  AI. 

“Building upon the success of Snapdragon 865 and 865 Plus, the new Snapdragon  870 was designed to address OEM and mobile industry requirements,” said Kedar  Kondap, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.  “Snapdragon 870 will power a selection of flagship devices from key customers  including Motorola, iQOO, OnePlus, OPPO, and Xiaomi.” 

“At Motorola, we strive to deliver meaningful innovations that matter to our consumers,  and we are glad to announce that soon we will bring the new Snapdragon 870 5G  Mobile Platform into our portfolio, unleashing the power of our smartphones to new and  unique experiences,” said Sergio Buniac, president, Motorola Mobility. “With this  platform, we also reinforce our commitment with 5G technology, as network expands  across the globe we continue to do so in our portfolio.” 

“By working closely with the world’s leading technology innovators like Qualcomm  Technologies, we have been continuously building superior products and bringing  premium mobile experiences to global users,” said Kinder Liu, chief operating officer  and head of R&D, OnePlus. “The flagship performance and exceptional 5G connectivity  provided by the Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform coupled with OnePlus’ unique  innovative technologies and optimization, we look forward to delivering lightning-fast 5G  speeds and ultra-smooth mobile experiences to more users.”

“OPPO and Qualcomm Technologies have maintained close collaboration, and we  have jointly introduced many products favored by users,” said Alen Wu, vice president  and president of global sales, OPPO. “Following our principle of ‘technology for  mankind, kindness for the world’ and leveraging the premium performance delivered by  the new Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, OPPO will deliver more human-centered  products to global consumers and meet their expectations for cutting-edge  technologies.” 

“Meeting users’ demands for high performance has always been the mission of iQOO.  With the unveil of the new Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, we will provide  powerful performance and top e-sports experiences to users as always in our next  iQOO smartphone,” said Zeng Kunpeng, general manager, iQOO Product Line. “We  believe our cooperation with leading technology companies like Qualcomm  Technologies will further drive the development of the mobile gaming ecosystem.” 

“Over the past years, Xiaomi’s flagship smartphones that have been powered by  Snapdragon 8- series mobile platforms have impressed global consumers with their  premium performance and excellent experiences,” said Lei Zhang, vice president of Mi  Smartphone and general manager of hardware R&D, Xiaomi, “For next decade, we will  continue to work closely with Qualcomm Technologies to bring the most advanced  mobile experiences to Mi Fans. Benefitting from the powerful performance of the new  Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, we will continue to build high-end flagship device  and bring more surprises to global consumers regarding 5G, camera, AI, and more.” 

Commercial devices based on Snapdragon 870 are expected to be announced in the first quarter of 2021.

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