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Premium sound experience

With Snapdragon Sound technology, listeners can finally hear every detail of their music just as the artist intended, get fully immersed in lag-free mobile gaming with ultra-low latency, and feel better connected to colleagues and loved ones through voice and video calls with true-to-life audio. Snapdragon Sound: it’s how sound should sound.

What is Snapdragon Sound?

Snapdragon Sound technology is designed to provide listeners with among the very best in audio experiences—whether they’re gaming, streaming music, or making voice and video calls. By optimizing Qualcomm® technologies across connected devices, Snapdragon Sound is designed to deliver a virtually seamless experience that’s crystal clear, consistent, and captivating.


Premium Music

Experience music exactly as the artist intended with support for lossless and high-res music streaming.

Crystal Clear Calls

Stay connected with crystal clear-voice and video calls thanks to support for super wideband voice.

Immersive Gaming

Get fully immersed in lag-free gaming with support for ultra-low latency between your phone and earbuds.


Enjoy glitch free audio even in busy environments, with no annoying audio drop-outs or glitching.

Experiences with Snapdragon Sound

With Snapdragon Sound and Amazon Music Unlimited’s premium quality streaming audio, you can experience every note and nuance of your favorite songs. Cue up our exclusive Ultra HD playlist on Amazon Music to hear the difference for yourself.

Steve Aoki delivers a visceral listening experience with Snapdragon Sound.

We tapped Steve Aoki to unlock the secrets of immersive audio in this mesmerizing Snapdragon Insiders experience. Let Steve be your guide as music and imagery collide like never before.

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The Snapdragon Sound playlist is available now on Amazon Music HD.

Snapdragon Sound is a product of Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and/or its subsidiaries

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How does Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology work?

aptX is a proven technology that compresses and then decompresses audio as it travels from a source device like a phone, to a receiving device like a wireless speaker, in a way that it can be transmitted over Bluetooth without damaging the quality. This ensures that you get the very most from your audio.

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How does Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology work?

Just look out for the aptX logo

It means you’ll enjoy superior wireless audio experiences every time. So you can enjoy the experiences that help you to have fun, relax and socialize, with no disruption in sound quality.

Streaming music

Wireless gaming and video

Exercise without the wires

Watching a film in the car

Meet the aptX family

Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.