Qualcomm recently announced that they are working with Facebook to optimize the new Facebook Home and the Facebook app for Android across all Snapdragon processors. This would entail better overall performance, lower power consumption and improved data efficiency for consumers using Facebook’s Android offerings.
The technical collaboration between the two companies involve system-level performance enhancements related to key Snapdragon processor technologies which touches on the CPU, GPU and 3G/4G modem. The end result is a performance optimized solution that delivers a great Facebook experience while minimizing power and improving data efficiency.
“œBy working with Qualcomm Technologies, a leader in the mobile industry, we are able to offer Facebook Home and Facebook for Android utilizing the capabilities of the Snapdragon platforms that power a large portion of commercial 3G/4G devices,” said Vaughan Smith, vice president of mobile & corporate development for Facebook. “œWe are excited about our collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and our ability to jointly improve consumers’ Facebook experiences.”