Vivo signs $4-billion agreement with chipmaker Qualcomm

Chinese smartphone company Vivo has signed a memorandum of understanding worth $4 billion with Qualcomm – a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment firm – strengthening Vivo’s vision to improve their technical departments.

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With the help of Qualcomm’s optimized platforms, Vivo eyes to develop crucial aspects of their smartphones including photography, gaming, and smart power saving to provide a better consumer experience.

Vivo is also working with Qualcomm on research and development in the biometrics division with the introduction of Vivo Under Display fingerprint scanning solution in addition to its 3D facial identification, palm prints, fingerprints, and iris scanning.

Moreover, with the emergence of 5G, the smartphone company is looking closely into the significance of human-computer interaction and has planned a series of collaborative initiatives to accelerate the formulation of 5G standards.

As part of the company’s goal to expand globally, Vivo has also announced its introduction of products to Taiwan, Singapore and Russia, as their first venture into the European market.

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