5G and the Invention Age.

Oct 7, 2016


The Invention Age is here.

At Qualcomm, we invented foundational breakthroughs that make 5G possible. Our 5G leadership has ushered in a new age. An age where we’re creating more opportunities, transforming industries, and connecting people across the world. We’re in the Invention Age.

5G is driving global growth.

Dollars of Global Economic Output

by 2035

New Jobs Created

by 2035

Dollars in GDP Growth

by 2035


Qualcomm innovations are removing barriers and connecting the last mile by introducing broadband access into areas where it didn’t exist before.

Broadband technology enabled by 5G—will allow faster, more cost-effective connectivity, even in rural areas. This access paired with the speed of 5G can transform learning experiences by connecting the classroom to the outside world and enabling real-time collaboration.


Qualcomm technology is enabling shared, live experiences.

The speed and latency improvements enabled by 5G will open the door to brand new possibilities. 5G will make mobile collaboration and entertainment experiences smarter, richer, and more interactive—even high-bandwidth experiences like simultaneous live streaming in crowded spaces.

Enterprise & Collaboration

Qualcomm is transforming the way we work by enabling the Always Connected PC.

Now your laptop is as smart as your phone. Always connected PCs* built with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ compute platform combine virtually anywhere connectivity and battery life that can last for days** with the power and performance of a laptop. Now users can be productive from around the globe.

Industrial IoT

Qualcomm® IIoT solutions are driving transformation across industrial settings from farms to factories.

Together, 5G and on-device AI enable reliable, connected smart-sensors in next-generation equipment, like tractors and drones, that can improve the overall decision-making, efficiency, and profitability of an operation. Qualcomm’s leadership in combining 5G and AI is laying the foundation for an intelligently connected future that is expected to scale to trillions of connected things.


Qualcomm inventions are revolutionizing the auto industry.

5G-enabled cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology will serve as a foundation for vehicles to communicate with each other and everything around them. 5G automotive technology is providing 360° awareness for enhanced road safety, autonomous driving, and a connected driving and passenger experience.

Be in the know with 5G.

5G is revolutionizing industries—changing the way we live, work, and relate to each other—by enabling millions of devices to intelligently connect in ways never before imagined. And that’s just the beginning. Learn everything you need to know about 5G with our FAQ.

Now with 5G, you can.

With 5G, your mobile device is designed to offer ultra-fast data rates, ultra-low latency, and connectivity nearly anywhere. That means you can share, watch, create, collaborate, communicate, and play like never before.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon and Qualcomm IIoT solutions are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

* Requires network connectivity
** Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.