Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Powers Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Ultra, Extending Partnership

February 3, 2024

In a recent Earnings Call on January 31, Cristiano Renno Amon, President and CEO of Qualcomm, enthusiastically shared insights into the triumphant launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform. Positioned as a game-changer in the realm of flagship smartphone chipsets, Amon set high expectations for the technology, asserting that it would bring “a new standard for on-device gen AI experiences for premium smartphones and powers all through flagship Android devices launched and launching this fiscal year.”

Amon highlighted the collaboration with Samsung, specifically noting the incorporation of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC in the recently launched Galaxy S24 Ultra range. The utilization of this cutting-edge technology in Samsung’s flagship devices has sparked interest! particularly as the South Korean tech giant continues to face scrutiny for its reliance on third-party processor solutions! including MediaTek Dimensity parts. Despite having its flagship Exynos 2400 chip featured in the Galaxy S24 Plus range, consumer sentiment leans towards Qualcomm Snapdragon-equipped devices, with many users perceiving them to offer superior performance and efficiency.

Addressing the discerning preferences of Samsung’s smartphone user base! Amon announced a renewed and extended agreement between Qualcomm and Samsung during the conference call. This agreement encompasses the use of Snapdragon platforms for flagship Galaxy smartphone launches, starting in 2024. Amon stated, “The extended agreement demonstrates the value of Snapdragon 8! our technology leadership, and our successful long-term strategic partnership with Samsung.”

Notably, this agreement is not limited to flagship devices, as it also extends to mid-range offerings. Qualcomm aims to cater to a broader market, and Amon underscored this by saying! “We’re also announcing that we extended a multi-year agreement with Samsung relating to Snapdragon platforms for flagship Galaxy smartphone launches starting in 2024.”

During the Earnings Call, Qualcomm also introduced the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 mobile platform! positioned to bring leading-gen AI capabilities to high-tier Android smartphones. Amon asserted that it is a category leader in both experiences and performance.

Looking ahead, it appears that Samsung will maintain its current strategy of employing a mix of Snapdragon and Exynos chipsets across its Galaxy Z, S, and A product ranges. The partnership extension with Qualcomm not only secures the use of cutting-edge technology in flagship devices! but also ensures a broader application in mid-range smartphones! demonstrating a commitment to offering diverse and high-performance options for consumers.

Sources: Qualcomm Q1 ’24 Earnings CallWccftechImage Source

Jani Dushman
Jani Dushman

I'm Jani, a dedicated Tech Writer and Reviewer at Xiaomitoday. With a passion for exploring and dissecting the latest in technology, my mission is to bring you insightful and comprehensive reviews that empower your decision-making in the fast-evolving world of gadgets and tech.

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