Whether you’re developing a new app, optimizing an existing one or expanding to new platforms, Qualcomm offers the support and technologies you need for development success.

Increase App Performance

The Qualcomm Developer Network’s performance tools are designed to help you ensure your application delivers superior performance. From system metrics and analysis to fix identification, to power usage, you have fast access to the information you need to optimize your apps efficiently and effectively.

Add Advanced Features

The Qualcomm Developer Network gives you access to our latest mobile innovations and functionalities, so you can create breakthrough experiences. With these tools, you have the ability to integrate facial processing, touch-free gestures, and augmented reality capabilities to your app or include powerful location-based services and mobile payment functionality. We offer fast access to the cutting-edge capabilities that grab consumers’ attention, keep them engaged, and give you new paths for monetization.

Create Connected Experiences

The Internet of Everything is quickly becoming a reality, but getting devices to quickly discover, connect, and communicate across brands and different OS platforms can be challenging. The Qualcomm Developer Network helps make connecting devices and managing the experience easier. With these tools you have the power to share screens, content, and more as an integral part of your apps.

Maximize Hardware

Overcome development hurdles such as lack of battery and insufficient processing power by tapping into hardware-enabled functionality or off-loading tasks to specialized areas on the mobile processor. Plus, gain processing efficiency which means increased fluidity, low latency and superior app performance. Whether for mind-blowing gaming, breakthrough connectivity solutions, or simply more efficient apps, here you can find the tools to help you take full advantage of everything our hardware has to offer.

Development Devices

Shave weeks or months off your development time and get the competitive advantage that comes from having your apps ready for upcoming device launches. Development devices powered by Snapdragon™ processors or other Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. hardware are designed to give you early access today so that your apps and components will be ready when devices hit the market tomorrow. Designed specifically for developing applications requiring embedded-to-enterprise communications, Internet of Everything (IoE) / M2M devices includes built-in cellular connectivity*. *Cellular connectivity availability subject to terms of your applicable network carrier.

Commercial Devices

  • Release Date: 1/24/14
    Platform: Android
    CPU: Qualcomm MSM8974 snapdragon 800
  • Release Date: 11/21/13
    Platform: Android
    CPU: Qualcomm APQ8064T snapdragon 600
  • Release Date: 11/12/13
    Platform: Android
    CPU: Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
  • Release Date: 11/7/13
    Platform: Android
    CPU: Qualcomm MSM8074 snapdragon 800
  • Release Date: 10/31/13
    Platform: Android
    CPU: Qualcomm MSM8974 snapdragon 800