Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Processor Powers First Nokia Lumia Smartphones

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced today that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ mobile processors power the first Nokia Lumia smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia Lumia 710.

This marks Nokia’s entrance into the Windows Phone ecosystem and is the latest step in the mobile industry’s high-speed transition towards mobile computing.  The Snapdragon processor’s unique engineering enabled Nokia to substantially accelerate the time to market of the products.

“We are proud that our deep collaboration with Nokia resulted in smartphones that were developed in only six months based on our Snapdragon platform,” said Enrico Salvatori, senior vice president and president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies Europe.  ”The level of integration in Snapdragon and the optimization for Windows Phone 7, as well as the efforts of two strong teams, delivered these great devices.”

The Snapdragon S2 class of processors provides a best-in-class mobile experience, including high-performance mobile computing with prolonged battery life and next-generation graphics for Nokia’s Lumia phones.  Lumia users will also experience rapid network connections and fast, responsive Web browsing.

Qualcomm Incorporated  is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website

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