AI makes life more intuitive.

We’re scaling AI to create new possibilities.

Artificial intelligence applications and devices will transform industries, scaling the future of transportation, defining new opportunities for smart homes and cities, creating wide-reaching mobile XR experiences, and powering the factory of the future. And our AI leadership will help accelerate the commercialization and scale of AI—making AI ubiquitous around the globe.


We are researching and developing power-efficient AI technology, which is fundamental across industries and products, spanning from smartphones and automotive to the IoT and data centers. Our AI solutions offer many benefits, including user privacy, enhanced reliability, and efficient use of network bandwidth—allowing the mobile industry to scale AI to trillions of devices.

Power efficiency

Power efficiency is essential for AI. We research deep learning techniques for power-efficient implementations and optimization across hardware, algorithms, and software—with a focus on fundamentals to accelerate deep learning workloads at low power to maximize overall efficiency.


AI, through continuous learning, brings personalization to our devices, which is essential for superior user experiences. We research continuous learning techniques that allow adaption to user behavior and preferences, bringing a human-like understanding and behavior to IoT devices.


We have spent the past decade deep in AI research and development, resulting in the creation of the components necessary to scale AI across industries. To make AI ubiquitous, we’re focused on making efficient hardware, algorithmic advancements, and software tools available to developers and OEMs.

AI is transforming everything.

Qualcomm is making AI ubiquitous—a world where virtually everyone and everything is intelligently connected.

AI Tools and SDK

Our Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine along with our AI software and hardware development tools help developers create and accelerate their AI applications and devices. The Qualcomm AI Engine is available on supported Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ platforms; this heterogeneous approach makes it easy for developers to select the optimal Snapdragon core for target performance and power efficiency requirements.

Mobile AI

We’re making smartphones even smarter with on-device AI. Engineered to enable next-level AI experiences, our on-device AI learns and adapts to user behavior—making cameras more intelligent, virtual assistants more reliable, and XR even more engaging. The Qualcomm AI Engine makes on-device AI experiences more compelling and valuable to the end user with extended battery life and better overall AI performance, even without network connectivity.

Power efficiency
Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile PlatformPlatform

Our leading 5th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine drives on-device experiences that are more intuitive, intelligent and responsive than ever before ....

5G ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 Modem-RF System
Image Signal ProcessorQualcomm Spectra™ 480 image signal processor
GPU NameQualcomm® Adreno™ 650 GPU
Snapdragon 765G 5G Mobile PlatformPlatform

The Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System and 5th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine work in tandem to power blazing performance and uninterrupted gamepl....

5G ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon™ X52 Modem-RF System
AIE CPUQualcomm® Kryo™ 475 CPU 
Wi-Fi/Bluetooth SubsystemQualcomm® FastConnect™ 6200 Subsystem
Snapdragon 855+ Mobile PlatformPlatform

Snapdragon 855+ Mobile Platform is a new force to be reckoned with, unlocking maximum power and performance for mobile gaming. This game-changing platform is built ....

5G ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 Modem-RF System
Image Signal ProcessorQualcomm Spectra™ 380 image signal processor
GPU NameQualcomm® Adreno™ 640 GPU
Snapdragon 765G 5G Mobile PlatformPlatform

The Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System and 5th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine work in tandem to power blazing performance and uninterrupted gamepl....

5G ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon™ X52 Modem-RF System
AIE CPUQualcomm® Kryo™ 475 CPU 
Wi-Fi/Bluetooth SubsystemQualcomm® FastConnect™ 6200 Subsystem

Automotive AI

The Snapdragon Ride™ Platform utilizes our proven heterogeneous compute capabilities to enable autonomous vehicles. Our scalable, customizable solutions provide the flexibility automakers need to design in-demand safety and convenience features for a wider range of vehicles.

Cockpit scalability
Performance and power efficiency


From enterprise to residential applications, IoT connects devices, but AI at the edge is what makes them smart. The Qualcomm AI Engine was designed to run machine learning models in IoT devices, such as a security camera that recognizes a family member and activates a smart lock to allow entry. Or an office building that allows employees onto an elevator based on a touchpad. The Qualcomm AI Engine enables better security and privacy to IoT devices combined with faster processing and a reduced need for network bandwidth.


Smart homes

We are transforming the house into a smart home. From security systems with facial recognition to robotic vacuums that memorizes a floor plan, our smart technology solutions combine the power of connectivity, machine intelligence, and interoperability to power industry-leading smart home apps and services.

Industrial and commercial

Our industry-leading computing and connectivity solutions are transforming industries—enabling artificial intelligence applications for retailers, asset management, manufacturing, and more. We’ve combined the power of our 4G LTE and 5G connectivity solutions with robust security to develop platforms that power today’s smart IoT products and services.


Qualcomm® Snapdragon Wear™ platforms enable next-generation wearable devices. We have a comprehensive connectivity portfolio for virtually anywhere connectivity, combined with the latest in low-power, high-performance processing—for sleek wearable trackers, watches, headsets, and cameras that are stylish and functional.


Develop intelligent smart speaker and networked audio products with our audio and voice assist technologies. Our audio platforms and development kits enable OEMs to design and support the latest cloud-based smart assistant devices and networked speakers—enabling premium sound quality, always-on wake detection, automatic speech recognition, and more.


Reimagine the extended reality (XR) experience with Snapdragon platforms. Our XR solutions combine AI, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) for truly dynamic, 360°
XR experiences. Our Snapdragon platforms are making intelligent AR a reality with crystal-clear audio and brilliant graphics that immerse the user in their virtual world.

UltraHD 4k video resolution
Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP
Advanced vision processing
Robust 4G and 5G connectivity

Cloud AI Solutions

Our cloud AI solutions are built from the ground up to deliver leading edge AI experiences. Our AI solution is designed to meet cloud AI inferencing needs for data center providers, addressing cloud requirements such as power efficiency, scale, and signal processing so datacenters can run inference on the edge cloud faster and more efficiently.

Low power consumption
Process node leadership
Signal processing expertise


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