Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2018 Analysis


This report contains an overview of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit held in Maui, Hawaii in December 2018. Qualcomm brought over 350 analysts and media people to the island to unveil its two newest solutions: The Snapdragon 855 SoC for premium smartphones and the 8cx platform for always-on-always-connected PC’s.

This report will go over the product details and enhancements, how we view its competitiveness, and what new applications will be enabled as we are on the enter the first 5G rollouts. Qualcomm also invited over a dozen hardware, carrier, software, and accessory partners in Hawaii touting new technologies and products. We analyze all announcements within this report and what it means for the smart devices industry in creating next-generation experiences leveraging technologies such as AI, 5G and XR.

Table of Contents: 

  • Key Takeaways
  • Snapdragon 855: Key Pillars
  • Snapdragon 855: Partner Ecosystem
  • Snapdragon 855: Summary and Outlook
  • Snapdragon 8cx: Key Takeaways
  • Snapdragon 8cx: Summary and Outlook

Number of Pages: 35
Author: Neil Shah and Jeff Fieldhack