The company points out that the Android terminals that bet on their chips end up being the first to offer new functionalities compared to the Apple iPhone variants that integrate their own chip.
The chip maker for mobile devices has published in its blog a table with a list of technologies that end up implementing the Android devices much earlier than the iPhone do in what dares to emphasize that it always goes behind this innovation.
Specifically, the post is signed by Francisco Cheng, Technical Marketing Director of Qualcomm, who emphasizes that his company works closely with Google and leading OEM brands including Samsung, LG, HTC and Motorola / Lenovo to make the ecosystem Android remains vibrant for the end consumer.
In the table published in the news, included in the post poured by the company’s manager, can be seen in the fields and areas in which Android devices lead the implementation of new technologies and functionalities compared to Apple iPhone . To mention some examples, the implementation of the fingerprint reader under the glass of the screen, the fast load present in many models, facial recognition and Iris authentication present in the Galaxy S8, Note 8 and LG V30.
It also refers to the connectivity section, with Gigabit LTE support on smartphones, Bluetooth 5.0mode , 802.11ad Wifi connectivity, as well as the OLED Display type screens in the LG Flex 2,or the 4K type in the Xperia XZ Premium from Sony.
Many of these new features will appear today with the announcement of the new generation of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X , but as Cheng mentions , they have been present since the beginning of the year on a variety of Android phones. From augmented reality to the Gigabit LTE , Qualcommchips give smartphones new features that allow users to be more productive. Support for new connectivity to mobile networks, which is up to 135 times faster than the first Android phones of nine years ago.