Qualcomm to introduce a 5G modem

20 February 2019

Qualcomm is an American company specializing in the development of wireless communications. It recently became known that at the Mobile World Conngress event it will showcase the second-generation Snapdragon X55 5G modem.

Some sources report that the device will be shown as part of other gadgets at the mobile industry show.

Experts believe that the modems with 5G will contribute to the appearance on the markets of smartphones and other devices, which would also support 5G.

Qualcomm is closely involved in the development of technology, as smartphones based on the first-generation Snapdragon chipset have not yet been released on the market. It is likely that the Snapdragon X55 processor can be seen in the markets in the coming months.

Qualcomm представит 5G-модем

The new processors will be notable for its speed: data download speeds will be increased to 7 Gb/sec. The modem can be used on a laptop and a router.

In addition to the 5G modem, users will be able to see the 5G mmWave at the exhibition. This is an antenna module designed to optimize the power consumption of the modem.