Qualcomm She expressed her opinion on the current slowdown in the mobile phone market. According to the company, it is There shouldn’t be any shift before the second half of next year.
Phone sales have been down for some time now. This situation is the result of the multiple events that have occurred in the world of mobile phones in recent years. In addition to the health crisis associated with the Covid-19 epidemic, the vice president of Qualcomm evokes Inflation affecting consumer electronics As a whole, but also Inventory backlog problem. In short, the performance is average in the high-tech device market.
The head of the American Foundry thus estimates that no recovery should occur before the second half of 2023.
Towards expanding its field of activity?
Of course, this is just speculation, but given the recent trends in the smartphone industry, it is It would not be trivial to believe in this statement. For Qualcomm, it’s time to expand the business. As reported by Gizchina, in order to reduce risks, the group now intends to enter into key areas such as virtual reality and autonomous driving, not to mention computers.
Indeed, until now, Qualcomm’s main activity has been the production of microprocessors for smartphones and other electronic devices. So it is clear that the company bear the brunt of the decline in sales It is observed in the world of mobile phones in particular and consumer electronics in general.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to wait
Next year, or more specifically during the second half of 2023, the situation could change. At least, if we are to believe the predictions of the American founder based in San Diego, California. In the meantime, you know that Qualcomm Recently introduced Snapdragon 8 Gen 2a cutting-edge chip that will power most of the following leading brands.
SD 8 Gen 2 promises significant improvements in terms of performance and power consumption. Significantly, Qualcomm announced the use of an improved 4nm architecture. Added to this is WiFi 7 and ray tracing support. In all likelihood, the first smartphones to ship this new high-end SoC should arrive before the end of this year. Finally, note that the Samsung Galaxy S23 can be equipped with a customized version of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.