Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021: How to watch and what to expect from the Qualcomm showcase

(Pocket-lint) – Qualcomm presents its latest and greatest technology at Snapdragon Tech Summit each year and 2021 is no different.

Held in Hawaii, the in-person event runs across two days with the first having taken place already. It featured a keynote where the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset was announced and you can watch it below.

However, there’s also a day 2 presentation that takes place today. Here are the details on how to watch it online and what to expect.

When is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021?

The event started yesterday, Tuesday 30 November, and you can catch up with the day 1 keynote below. There will also be a new livestream presentation today, Wednesday 1 December. Here are the local start times:

  • 13:00 HST (Hawaii Standard Time)
  • 15:00 PST (West Coast USA)
  • 18:00 EST (East Coast USA)
  • 23:00 GMT (UK)
  • 00:00 +1 CST (Europe)
  • 19:00 +1 SGT (Singapore / HK / Taiwan)

How can I stream Qualcomm’s Tech Summit?

You can watch the day 2 livestream at the top of this page.

It will also feature on the Snapdragon YouTube and Twitter channels – where you can follow the #SnapdragonSummit tag for all the latest.

The day 1 keynote is also available to catch-up on below.

What was announced and what’s still coming from the Snapdragon Tech Summit?

So far, Qualcomm has announced a new naming convention for its regular Snapdragon processor upgrades.

The new chipset that will be found in 2022’s phones is called Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. You can read all you need to know about it here: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 – detailing the 2022 flagship mobile platform.

The day 2 presentation will be held by the company’s president and CEO, Cristiano Amon. According to the listing on the official website, he will discuss “his vision for the intelligent edge and Qualcomm’s role across Infrastructure (5G + Wi-Fi 6), Compute, Handheld Gaming, Auto, and more”.

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It is heavily tipped that one of those will be the leaked G3x mobile gaming platform and concept handheld dev kit, made with Razer.

Writing by Rik Henderson and Mike Lowe. Originally published on 3 December 2019.

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