Items tagged with Snapdragon 802

Qualcomm had big plans of dominating the smart TV market with its Snapdragon 802 System-on-Chip (SoC), a powerful part capable of playing up to four HD videos simultaneously on the same TV while also being able to stream them to connected devices. Those plans proved premature, however, as demand for chips designed specifically for smart TVs turned out to be lower than Qualcomm thought, and so the Snapdragon 802 is no more. In a brief statement posted to its website that almost comes off solemn, Qualcomm announced its decision to retire its smart TV chip. "Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has decided... Read more...