• Qualcomm successfully tests 5G on the X50 modem chip and adds support to T-Mobile's 600MHz Band 71

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Almost exactly a year ago to the day, Qualcomm introduced the X50 5G modem. This morning, the chip maker announced that it has successfully tested the chip by achieving a 5G connection. The announcement was made at the company's 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. In San Diego, where Qualcomm is headquartered, the company was able to obtain data speeds above 1Gbps. The company has a target of 5Gbps. Qualcomm was able to reach 1Gbps and above by aggregating data from two 100MHz 5G bands. The X50 modem supports carrier aggregation from up to eight 100 MHz bands.
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  • Qualcomm Shows First 5G Reference Phone

    Qualcomm Shows First 5G Reference Phone

    1 month ago - By PCMag

    Qualcomm's 5G reference phone is the first time we've seen 5G in a device that small.
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  • Verizon announces 'accelerated' 5G trials and launch

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    Verizon has announced that it will be moving to have its 5G network ready by the end of 2019 with ecosystem partner Qualcomm, with the latter calling the timeline 'aggressive but possible'.
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  • Qualcomm mid-range Snapdragon 636, X50 5G modem debut

    Qualcomm mid-range Snapdragon 636, X50 5G modem debut

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    If it seems that the smartphone chipset market has been quiet for a while, Qualcomm is here to stir things up a bit. It has just announced two new chips that try to move the mobile market, especially mid-range devices forward. That includes a new Snapdragon 636 processor mobile platform and what Qualcomm claims to be the world's first millimeter...
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  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    The Snapdragon 636 mobile platform supports peak download speeds of 600Mbps, and enables a 40 percent device performance and 10 percent gaming performance increase.
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  • Qualcomm achieves multi-gigabit Snapdragon X50 5G connection

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    Qualcomm has achieved a 5G data connection using its Snapdragon X50 5G NR mobile modem chipset, attaining gigabit speeds across mmWave spectrum in a lab trial.
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Announced With Adreno 509 GPU

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    During its annual 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 636 processor, which is the successor to the Snapdragon 630 that debuted earlier this year. As you can tell by the name, this is somewhat of an incremental update to the Snapdragon 630 , and is the company's latest mid-tier, high-performance chipset. It features the Kryo 260 CPU, which the company says will deliver a 40-percent performance increase over its predecessor. On top of that, and perhaps the biggest feature of the Snapdragon 636 is that it supports 18:9 aspect ratio displays, up to a Full HD+...
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 Is World's First 5G Modem For Smartphones

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Qualcomm is just one of many companies that is working on 5G , and while many may think that 5G is still quite a ways away, Qualcomm says that smartphones with 5G will be in consumers hands within the first half of 2019. Which isn't that far away, and now with the Snapdragon X50, it's clear that we are getting closer to 5G being a reality. There have been plenty of 5G demos in the past few years at different trade-shows, with Sprint showcasing 5G at MWC earlier this year with Nokia. But those were done with huge boxes full of the needed components to get 5G speeds. Qualcomm has now fit all...
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  • Qualcomm performs first 5G test on a mobile device, debuts 5G reference smartphone design

    Qualcomm performs first 5G test on a mobile device, debuts 5G reference smartphone design

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Qualcomm's long march towards 5G took a few steps closer to reality today, as the company has announced that it has completed its first test of a 5G connection on a mobile device. The test was completed using the X50 5G modem f irst announced a year ago and was performed on the 28GHz millimeter wave frequency band. Qualcomm says the modem achieved gigabit speeds in this test, but it is capable of 5Gbps speeds once full 5G deployments are completed.
    In addition, Qualcomm announced its first 5G smartphone reference design, which it will use to test 5G modems, radios, and networks with...
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