Rumors that Samsung, Qualcomm’s largest partner, would be forgoing the use of the company’s Snapdragon 810 mobile chip in its flagship smartphone have hit Qualcomm pretty hard and now the company is doing some damage control. Not only has Qualcomm dismissed the claims that the Snapdragon 810 has serious overheating issues, it claims that it now has more than 60 “premium tier mobile devices” will be carrying the mobile chip the months to come.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), has a growing customer design pipeline in excess of 60 premium tier mobile devices based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor. New devices based on Snapdragon 810 include the LG G Flex2 and the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, with many more expected in the coming weeks and months. “The LG Flex2 is designed to represent a new class of innovation at the premium tier with the dynamically curved design, a richer feature set and faster performance than the previous generation,” said Chris Yie, vice president, head of marketing communications at LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With an advanced feature set and stunning multimedia support, the Snapdragon 810 provides us with a tremendous foundation to enable the most advanced mobile experiences for consumers.”
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