Qualcomm has unveiled its new Snapdragon X Series chip brand for PCs, which will replace the current Snapdragon 8cx series. The Snapdragon X chip will feature the newly designed Qualcomm Oryon processor, developed by Nuvia, a company that Qualcomm acquired in 2021. This acquisition is a significant move for Qualcomm, as it allows them to compete with Apple’s A-Series chips.
In order to differentiate the Snapdragon X series from their numeric-based mobile chip series, Qualcomm has chosen the letter “X” as part of the brand name. Along with the new chip series, Qualcomm will also introduce a fresh logo and additional details during the upcoming Snapdragon Summit, scheduled for October 24-26.
TLDR: Qualcomm introduces the Snapdragon X Series chip brand for PCs, replacing the current Snapdragon 8cx series. The new chips feature the Qualcomm Oryon processor, acquired from Nuvia. Qualcomm aims to compete with Apple’s A-Series chips. More details will be unveiled at the Snapdragon Summit in October.