Snapdragon 4G LTE and 5G modems: At the heart of mobility.

Growing consumer demand for data means the right cellular modem is needed to unlock all the benefits of the latest mobile network technologies. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ modems bring numerous connectivity benefits to you and your mobile device, including:

Fast internet speeds

Snapdragon LTE modems are designed to maximize Internet speed and performance by providing fast download and upload times, improving access to files in cloud storage and streaming of immersive, high-resolution videos with minimal to no quality loss.

Reliable, crystal-clear calls

Get reliable call quality with few drops and superior clarity via ultra HD voice on capable LTE networks, and extend voice coverage to any open Wi-Fi network.

Long battery life

Engineered for maximum power efficiency, our modems can extend battery life on mobile devices allowing for long talk time, entertainment and overall productivity between charges.

Making 5G a commercial reality in 2019.

Consumer excitement is building for 5G mobile devices. With the first global 5G standard now complete, the mobile ecosystem is preparing for commercial network and device launches in 2019. And at the center of this progress lies the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem — the world’s first announced 5G modem.

Compare Cellular Modem Products

LTE CategoryDownlink FeaturesUplink FeaturesPeak Download SpeedPeak Upload SpeedSupported Cellular TechnologiesMulti SIMNext-generation Calling Services
LTE Category 20
7x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on five carriers
Full-Dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO)
Maximum 20 spatial streams
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 2x 106Mbps LTE streams
Uplink data compression
2 Gbps
316 Mbps
LTE FDD
LTE TDD including CBRS support
LAA
LTE Broadcast
WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
TD-SCDMA
CDMA 1x
EV-DO
GSM/EDGE
Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)+LAA
VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
CSFB to 3G and 2G
LTE Category 18 (downlink)
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
5x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on three carriers
Maximum 12 spatial streams
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams
Up to 64-QAM
Uplink data compression
1.2 Gbps
150 Mbps
LTE FDD
LTE TDD including CBRS support
LAA
LTE Broadcast
WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
TD-SCDMA
CDMA 1x
EV-DO
GSM/EDGE
Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
CSFB to 3G and 2G
LTE Category 16 (downlink)
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
4x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on two carriers
Maximum 10 spatial streams
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams
Up to 64-QAM
Uplink data compression
1 Gbps
150 Mbps
LTE FDD
LTE TDD
LAA
LTE Broadcast
WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
TD-SCDMA
CDMA 1x
EV-DO
GSM/EDGE
LTE + W/G/1x Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
CSFB to 3G and 2G
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 12 (downlink)
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on one carrier
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams
Up to 64-QAM
Uplink data compression
600 Mbps
150 Mbps
LTE FDD
LTE TDD
LTE-U
LWA
LTE Broadcast
WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
TD-SCDMA
CDMA 1x
EV-DO
GSM/EDGE
LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
Native HD video calling
HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE
CSFB to 3G and 2G
LTE Category 4 (downlink)
2x10 MHz carrier aggregation
1x20 MHz downlink
4x 37.5Mbps LTE streams
2x 75Mbps LTE streams
Up to 64-QAM
1x20 MHz
Uplink data compression
Up to 16-QAM
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
LTE FDD
LTE TDD
LTE Broadcast
WCDMA (3C-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, HSUPA)
WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
TD-SCDMA
CDMA 1x
EV-DO
GSM/EDGE
LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
Native HD video calling
HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE
CSFB to 3G and 2G