Modem-RF Systems

Global connectivity for everyone.

Our modem-RF systems are at the heart of mobility.

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 5G Modem-RF systems are the world’s first commercial modem-to-antenna 5G solution. Our modem-RF systems are designed to maximize data speeds and performance, support superior call connectivity and coverage, and extend battery life on mobile devices.

First to Launch

Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF Systems innovatively integrate the modem, RF transceiver, and RF front-end to allow OEMs to rapidly develop high-performance 5G devices for global networks.

5G mmWave

Qualcomm® 5G mmWave antenna modules support advanced mobility features including beam forming, beam steering, and beam tracking, which are engineered to improve mmWave signal range and coverage—making mobile mmWave ready for large-scale commercialization.

Unprecedented speeds

Supporting up to 7.5 gigabits per second download speeds, our Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF Systems can provide a highly responsive connection between the user and the cloud, opening up the possibilities of an entirely new generation of applications and services.

5G Modem-RF Systems

We’re maximizing the potential of 5G with the world’s first commercially available modem and RF-system for 5G. Engineered to deliver breakthrough wireless performance, Snapdragon Modem-RF Systems are designed to support worldwide 5G rollout—making global 5G a commercial reality.

Purpose-built for mobile
mmWave with mobility
Advanced mobility features
Unprecedented wireless broadband speeds

LTE Modems

Snapdragon LTE modems are paving the road to 5G with superior connectivity and performance. Designed to provide fast download and upload times, our Snapdragon LTE 4G modems improve cloud access and real-time streaming of high-resolution videos.

LTE peak download speeds
High-precision positioning
Integrated connectivity
Small, sleek design
Snapdragon X24 LTE ModemModem

On the path to 5G: Introducing the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem, the world’s first-announced modem to support Cat 20 LTE. It’s designed to help operators to ....

Multi SIMLTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)+LAA
LTE Peak Download Speed2 Gbps
Cellular TechnologyWCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
Snapdragon X20 LTE ModemModem

Introducing maximum modem speed. Meet the world’s first-announced modem to support Cat 18 LTE, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem. With the fastest LTE downloa....

Multi SIMDual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
LTE Peak Download Speed1.2 Gbps
Cellular TechnologyWCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
Snapdragon X16 LTE ModemModem

The next major advancement in mobile connectivity has arrived. Introducing the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem, the world’s first announced Gigabit Class LTE mo....

Multi SIMLTE + W/G/1x Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
LTE Peak Download Speed1 Gbps
Cellular TechnologyWCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
Snapdragon X12 LTE ModemModem

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE Modem is a great fit for those who depend on today’s fastest connections. By supporting several next-generation features such as L....

Multi SIMLTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
LTE Peak Download Speed600 Mbps
Cellular TechnologyWCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
212 LTE ModemModem

The Qualcomm 212 LTE IoT Modem’s cutting-edge power-efficient chipset architecture allows for extremely low average power consumption, engineered to require less th....

Advanced Rel.14 LTE capabilitiesCat-NB2 with multi-carrier NPRACH and Paging
LTE Peak Download Speed127kbps (Rel.14 Cat-NB2)
LTE TechnologyRel.14 LTE Cat-NB2

RF Products

The comprehensive portfolio of RF solutions includes multimode, multiband RF transceivers and RF Front End radio front-end (RFFE) components. Utilizing advanced RF design and process technology, our RF solutions complement our advanced digital modems to support a high-performance mobile RF platform for the 5G era.

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