Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip to arrive on Windows Phone 8 devices

Computex 2012 is turning out to be very much interesting. At the international event happening back in Taiwan, Qualcomm’s Rob Chandhok took the stage and went on to reveal some interesting details about the company’s Snapdragon chips.

Rob has confirmed that Qualcomm’s integrated LTE silicon will appear in next-gen Windows Phone devices which would run on Windows Phone 8 OS.

Chandhok said that the company is working hard on the hardware for Windows RT, which is Windows 8 version designed specially to run on for ARM based chipsets. Also the company is planning to simplify its chip branding to make it easy for users to get hold of the chip by names.


The S1, S2, S3 and S4 branding would continue and Qualcomm has added a few subdivision branding under the S4 chipsets which comprises of Prime, Pro, Plus and Play. The Prime is for the company’s quad-core smart TV chips, while the Pro is for high end tablet and smartphone. Plus branding is for a powerful smartphone experience while the Play is for entry level devices. 
The thing we are most excited about is the LTE Silicon chipset which would appear in the Windows Phone 8 smartphone and the one for the Windows RT devices.