Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 in an integrated, automotive connectivity SoC that exceeds current industry standards and delivers breakthrough performance

Qualcomm QCA6696 is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries.

Wi-Fi 6-Ready

Fully-featured Wi-Fi 6 with 802.11ax and features that go beyond spec requirements for improved consumer experiences.

Dual Band Simultaneous Wi-Fi

Dual-band simultaneous Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO for multiple users and use cases, plus up to 1 Gbps connectivity.

Bluetooth 5.1 Ready

Crystal-clear voice and improved Bluetooth features to improve in-car audio.

Integrated with Snapdragon

Included as a part of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Cockpit Platforms and in the Qualcomm® Connected Car Reference design.


  • 802.11ax on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz (Dual Band Simultaneous) with Dual MAC

  • 1024 QAM on both bands for peak PHY throughputs up to 1.774 Gbps

  • Bluetooth 5.1

    • BLE Long Range
    • Flexible Audio Interface Architecture
    • Advanced proprietary LTE/Wi-Fi Co-existence
    • Proven Bluetooth Synergy stack
  • Bluetooth supported on a separate antenna or on an antenna shared with Wi-Fi

  • Qualcomm® aptX™ HD Encode and Decode

  • Cutting Edge Security

    • WPA3
    • Enhanced Open (Opportunistic Wireless Encryption)
    • Easy Connect (Device Provisioning Protocol)
  • Passpoint for Hotspot 2.0

  • Neighborhood Aware Network (Wi-Fi Aware) 2.0



Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ax, 802.11ac, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz

Peak speed: 1.774 Gbps

Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 6-ready technology features: Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), Target Wakeup Time, 8x8 sounding, WPA3 security support

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream)

Wi-Fi Features: 1024 QAM, 8x8 Sounding, MU-MIMO, LTE/Wi-Fi antenna sharing, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), Target Wake-up Time (TWT)


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.1

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Security Support

Wi-Fi Security: WPA3-Enhanced Open, WPA3 Security Protocol, WPA3 Easy Connect


Supported Interfaces: I²S, PCIe, PCM, UART

    Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm aptX, Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6 and Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Design are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.