Qualcomm claims it has just achieved a major milestone in 5G connectivity


The rollout of 5G took a giant step ahead this week, in accordance with Qualcomm, because the chip firm mentioned it had hit Gigabit speeds on a 5G modem chipset.

According to Cristiano Amon, government vice chairman, Qualcomm Technologies, the corporate achieved the 1Gbps 5G knowledge connection utilizing the Snapdragon X50 5G modem chipset operating on the 28GHz mmWave spectrum.

Amon famous: “This major milestone and our 5G smartphone reference design showcase how Qualcomm Technologies is driving 5G NR in mobile devices to enhance mobile broadband experiences for consumers around the world.”

5G sizzle in San Diego

The knowledge connection trial was held on the firm’s take a look at lab in San Diego. Qualcomm labored with a number of 100MHz 5G carriers in establishing the connection.

As properly as utilizing the Snapdragon X50 modem, the trial additionally utilized the SDR051 mmWave RF transceiver built-in circuit, Keysight Technologies’ new 5G Protocol R&D Toolset and UXM 5G Wireless Test Platform.

In addition to the connectivity trial, Qualcomm additionally demonstrated its first 5G smartphone reference design. The Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem household is predicted to assist business launches of 5G smartphones and networks within the first half of 2019.

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