Qualcomm announces 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor

Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm Incorporated took to the stage on the very first day of the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit with ecosystem leaders from across the globe to declare 2020 as the year when 5G will go mainstream.

The president said “5G will open new and exciting opportunities to connect, compute, and communicate in ways we’ve yet to imagine and we are happy to be a key player driving the adoption of 5G around the world,” said Amon. “Our Snapdragon 5G mobile platforms announced today will continue to show leadership in the industry and deliver on the promise of scaling 5G in 2020.”

Qualcomm announces 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor
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Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and general manager of Qualcomm Technologies, unveiled two new 5G Snapdragon mobile platforms, Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765/765G  in the tech summit that is expected to lead 5G and AI in 2020.

He said that the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform which comes with Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System is going to be the world’s most advanced global 5G platform. He conveyed that it is designed to deliver unmatched connectivity and performance for the next generation of flagship devices.

On the other hand, the Snapdragon 765/765G binds together 5G connectivity, AI processing, and Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gamin experiences.

He said that he expects these two platforms to power the most advanced Android-based smartphones that will be launched in 2020.

Qualcomm announces 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor
Qualcomm announces 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor

Katouzian also announced 3D Sonic Max, the latest version of Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. It offers a recognition area that is 17x larger than the previous generations and in turn provides increased security via simultaneous two-finger authentication.

Nicki Palmer, Chief Product Development Officer of Verizon said: “Given its role to date in helping advance the global 5G ecosystem, I’m excited to see Qualcomm Technologies announce plans for mobile platform-based modules designed to further scale products across the industry.”

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