Samsung has already announced its partnership with two major US network carriers - Verizon and AT&T, to bring 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019 and today Samsung confirmed this 5G device will be powered by the newly launched Snapdragon 855 processor.
Today, during the first day of the annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm introduced the first commercial 5G mobile platform, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform.
During the event, Justin Denison, senior vice president of mobile product strategy and marketing, Samsung Electronics America, discussed the company’s approach towards 5G, including bringing the first flagship 5G smartphone to the U.S. in the first half of 2019 using the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform with the 5G X50 modem.
“At Samsung, we have a vision of a connected world powered by 5G that will benefit consumers, communities, industries and governments,” said Justin Denison.
“5G will fuel collaboration, connectivity and productivity worldwide, and we’re excited to be at the forefront working alongside partners like Qualcomm Technologies to make the transformation to 5G a reality,” he added.