Qualcomm Technologies and Geely Auto Group have announced that Qualcomm Snapdragon automotive platforms were selected for inclusion in the next-generation of infotainment systems in Geely Auto Group vehicles.
These systems include the infotainment offering with an integrated 4G LTE modem using the Snapdragon 820Am automotive platform. Geely vehicles featuring Snapdragon automotive platforms are expected to be available from 2020 onward, in addition to Geely’s connected cars featuring telematics applications already available using Snapdragon LTE modems.
Select Geely models are expected to use the Snapdragon 820Am variant of the platform with an integrated X12 LTE modem, supporting up to 600 Mbps downlink and 150 Mbps uplink speeds, designed to provide in-car cloud connectivity to support key features, such as over-the-air updates, navigation with real-time updates, news and local information, emergency assistance and diagnostics. Future generations of Geely’s iNTEC are also planned to take advantage of the high-performing multimedia and graphics capabilities of the Snapdragon 820A platform.