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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Android Netflix

February 14, 2011

Qualcomm has revealed that future Android devices powered by the Snapdragon platform will have access to instant streaming of TV shows and movies from Netflix.

Snapdragon processors are designed to deliver dynamic performance and media protection features in a turnkey package, allowing the devices they power to more easily pass through the approval process required for Netflix certification.  Additionally, Netflix video decoding is handled by highly efficient dedicated hardware, extending battery life and improving picture quality.

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