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Qualcomm: Snapdragon is more than a processor, it's a platform

betanews Monday, 20 March 2017 ()
Qualcomm no longer refers to Snapdragons as processors, but rather as a platform. It says it is changing the terminology because "Snapdragon is more than a single component, a piece of silicon, or what many would misinterpret as the CPU." According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon is an anthology of technology, composed of hardware, software and services. Looking at it that way, the word "processor" is unsuitable, and therefore had to be nixed. The Snapdragon platform, the company claims, takes the offerings beyond a single chip. "While the single processor form factor is truly a system-on-a-chip (SoC), housing custom technology like an… [Continue Reading]
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