Cristiano Amon, President and CEO of Qualcomm, announced that the company will announce the specifications of its upcoming Oryon chips at the Snapdragon Summit, which will take place on October 24-26, 2023. Qualcomm has high hopes for the Oryon processors as it positions them as competitors to Apple’s M-series chips. chip manufacturer expected “Turning point for Windows PCs with Snapdragon in 2024.”
“Our goal is to create a platform that truly competes with Apple for the Windows ecosystem. said Amon. — So we know what the goal is and I think we’re doing a good job. We’ll be announcing the specs of the chip at our technology summit very soon and hopefully we’ll impress people.”
The future chips will be based on NUVIA technology, which Qualcomm acquired in January 2021 for $1.4 billion. The deal is challenged by a lawsuit from Arm alleging that Qualcomm violated licensing agreements and trademark rights. Amon seems confident the deal will go through despite the lawsuit.
“But look, after all, we’re their biggest customer and they’re suing their biggest customer, The CEO of Qualcomm is surprised. — We have extensive intellectual property rights. We’re licensed for an architecture that predates NUVIA as well, so that’s fine. Preliminary court hearings are scheduled for 2024, after the launch of our SoC.”