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 5G Modems

5G Spectrum5G Modes5G mmWave specs5G sub-6 GHz specsLTE Peak Download SpeedLTE Peak Upload Speed
5G/4G spectrum sharing
mmWave
sub-6 GHz
FDD
NSA (non-standalone)
SA (standalone)
TDD
800 MHz bandwidth
8 carriers
2x2 MIMO
200 MHz bandwidth
4x4 MIMO
2.5 Gbps
316 Mbps
mmWave
sub-6 GHz
NSA (non-standalone)
TDD
800 MHz bandwidth
8 carriers
2x2 MIMO
100 MHz bandwidth
4x4 MIMO

Compare Cellular Modem Products

Downlink Carrier AggregationDownlink LTE MIMOUplink Carrier AggregationLTE Peak Download SpeedLTE Peak Upload Speed
7x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 4x4 MIMO on five carriers
Full-Dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO)
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
2 Gbps
316 Mbps
5x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 4x4 MIMO on three carriers
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
1.2 Gbps
150 Mbps
4x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 4x4 MIMO on two carriers
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
1 Gbps
150 Mbps
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 4x4 MIMO on one carrier
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
600 Mbps
150 Mbps
2x10 MHz carrier aggregation
1x20 MHz downlink
1x20 MHz
150 Mbps
50 Mbps