Today, Qualcomm has made four important announcements related to 5G connections and its mobile platforms. First, the company has announced that it has successfully achieved a 5G data connection with its chip Qualcomm Snapdragon X50. The chipset provides gigabit speeds and a data connection in the mmWave 28 GHz radio frequency band. That comes with driving a fresh generation of cellular technology and accelerating the delivery of mobile devices with 5G NR to consumers.
New Technologies presented today by Qualcomm
Second, Qualcomm has announced additions to its RF Front-End portfolio (RFFE), designed to provide complete support for devices running on the 600 MHz spectrum. They are designed to enable OEMs to quickly build devices mobile devices that support new implementations of Band 71 operators. That is a low-frequency band that provides higher capacity to mobile operators’ networks, as well as increased free coverage and indoor penetration.
Qualcomm has also announced its new Snapdragon 636 mobile platform. That new design has much better device performance and game support. Also, there is more powerful display technology compared to the Snapdragon 630 mobile platform. It has the Qualcomm CPU ® Kryo
Lastly, the company has announced plans with Verizon and Novatel Wireless to collaborate on the development of 5G New Radio (NR) technology based on Release-15 specifications. Also, the companies plan to work together to help move the mobile ecosystem toward faster validation and commercialization of large-scale 5G NR mmWave technologies, supporting a massive commercial network deployment by the end of the decade.