SAN DIEGO – June 23, 2023 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has officially announced the extension of its collaboration with Sony, focusing on the development of future smartphones powered by Snapdragon® platforms. This multi-year partnership aims to revolutionize the mobile technology landscape, offering users unprecedented experiences and propelling the smartphone industry to new heights. The joint efforts will center around integrating Qualcomm Technologies’ advanced Snapdragon mobile platforms into Sony’s forthcoming smartphone lineup, enabling enhanced functionality, heightened performance, and immersive user interactions.
O.H. Kwon, senior vice president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies and president of Qualcomm Asia-Pacific (APAC), expressed enthusiasm about the continued collaboration with Sony, emphasizing the commitment to deliver cutting-edge mobile technologies to global consumers. Kwon stated, “This collaboration is an exciting opportunity for us to deliver innovative user experiences to help meet the demands of consumers globally.”
Sony Corporation, known for its flagship Xperia smartphones, including the highly acclaimed Xperia 1 V powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform, expressed eagerness to further collaborate with Qualcomm Technologies. Tsutomu Hamaguchi, head of the mobile communications business unit at Sony Corporation, highlighted the positive reception of their latest flagship device and anticipated delivering premium and captivating experiences on future smartphones utilizing Snapdragon processors. Hamaguchi added, “We are always listening to our customers in order to develop cutting-edge technology that meets and exceeds their expectations, and we trust that Qualcomm Technologies will help us continue to drive the industry forward.”
With Qualcomm’s extensive expertise in mobile technology and Sony’s reputation for innovation, this collaboration sets the stage for groundbreaking advancements in the smartphone domain. Consumers can anticipate remarkable features, seamless performance, and unparalleled user experiences as Qualcomm and Sony join forces to shape the future of smartphones.