“We have determined to make our personal smartphone SoC as an alternative of utilizing Snapdragon” adopted by an extended checklist of crimson flags.
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— Snapdragon (@Snapdragon) 1634140800000
Qualcomm has provided the chipsets for the Pixel telephones till now and Pixel 6 goes to alter that. Qualcomm has misplaced part of its income base, even whether it is small in comparison with the opposite corporations it ships its chipsets to.
With the crimson flags (not only a single crimson flag) within the tweet, it appears to be like like Qualcomm is making an attempt to warn Android customers to not belief within the Google Tensor chip.
It isn’t like the 2 corporations have completely parted methods. Google and Qualcomm are nonetheless going to work collectively to help the Android platform. However Qualcomm has actually made its displeasure felt at being ditched for the flagship Google smartphone with its tweet.
Introducing its personal in-house chip for the Pixel 6 collection is how Google is taking steps in the direction of self-reliance. The tech large might even have plans for its personal chipset for its upcoming Chromebooks and tablets, as per an earlier report by Nikkei Asia, primarily based on inputs from three sources. As per the report, Google might unveil the brand new chipsets by 2023.
“The brand new CPUs and the cell processors that Google is creating are primarily based on the chip blueprints of Arm, the Softbank-controlled UK chip firm whose mental property is utilized in greater than 90% of the world’s cell gadgets,” the report mentioned.