A number of manufacturers appeared happy with the performance of a new hardware platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and has already set design projects or design plans for new products based on this chipset.
This is related by analysts Digitimes Research, who noted a weaker-than-expected supply chipset Snapdragon 810. A shipment of platforms Snapdragon family of 800 at the end of the year will be reduced by more than 60% compared to last year’s results. As a result, Qualcomm earnings in III quarter 2015 fiscal year (ended June 28) decreased by 14%, and in the IV quarter sales fall chipmeykera already at 30%.
All this forced to accelerate the development of Qualcomm Snapdragon platform hardware 820, and the first smartphone based on it will hit the market later this year or early next year.
Not asleep, and in the face of competitors Qualcomm and MediaTek companies HiSilicon Technologies, develop their own high-tech solutions that can not only compete with existing chipsets on the market, but also with the flagship Snapdragon 820. However, analysts believe that the main problem for Qualcomm in 2016 will not These chipmakers and the company Apple, is steadily increasing its presence in the high-end segment of the market where its share has already exceeded 70%.