RF Products

Advanced RF front end solutions for high-performance 5G devices.

Our RF solutions are designed to deliver blazing fast 5G.

Qualcomm Technologies has a comprehensive portfolio of tightly integrated RF solutions that includes multimode, multiband RF transceivers and Qualcomm® RF Front End (RFFE) products. Our advanced architectures, process technologies, and packaging advancements support long battery life and superior coverage—helping us create highly integrated, high-performance Modem-RF Systems for the 5G era.

QUALCOMM RFFE FILTERS

Superior RF front-end solutions and micro-acoustic RF filters.

Qualcomm Technologies offers an extensive portfolio of RF front-end (RFFE) micro-acoustic filter products comprised of high performance embedded and discrete duplexers, diplexers, extractors, and acoustic filters including SAW, TC-SAW and BAW filters. They’re designed to help address 5G design challenges while improving RF performance to help manufacturers more easily develop power-efficient 5G multiband, multimode mobile devices in sleek form factors and industrial designs.

Superior RF front-end solutions.

The Qualcomm RFFE solution includes a comprehensive family of chips, including power amplifier modules, power trackers, antenna tuners, RF switches, diversity receive modules, integrated and discrete filters, multiplexers, and extractors. The Qualcomm RFFE solution is designed to address 5G design challenges while improving RF performance to help manufacturers more easily develop power-efficient 5G multiband, multimode mobile devices in sleek form factors and industrial designs.

Addressing 5G multimode RF complexity

5G poses a new set of challenges to OEMs designing mobile devices for the 5G era. With wider frequency ranges, wider carrier bandwidths, increasing antenna count, mmWave complexity, and an exploding number of band and mode combinations, OEMs need innovative, next-generation RF solutions to build sleek, power-efficient 5G mobile devices while operators increase network capacity and coverage.

Leading edge performance with comprehensive RF portfolio

Qualcomm Technologies offers an extensive RF Front End portfolio engineered to deliver integrated solutions for industry-leading RF performance. Our portfolio of power amplifier modules, front-end modules, and diversity receive modules is designed to support virtually all sub-6 GHz and mmWave bands in highly integrated configurations, while offering leading-edge performance and power efficiency with envelope tracking and antenna tuning technologies.

System-level integration for 5G era performance

Our modem-to-antenna leadership uniquely positions us to tackle RF problems from a system level, delivering groundbreaking, innovative solutions such as the Qualcomm mmWave antenna modules for 5G mmWave or Qualcomm® Envelope Tracking and Qualcomm® Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning for superior battery life and network coverage.

Qualcomm RFFE solution

Qualcomm Technologies brings together a vast set of advanced RF front-end technologies to build a comprehensive mobile platform—a Modem-RF System—that is designed to maximize throughput and thermal performance, and accelerate time-to-launch for 5G multimode devices in challenging industrial designs.

Power Amplifier Modules

We have an extensive range of 5G multiband, multimode power amplifier (PA) modules for global design architectures in all tiers. Our PA modules bring together multiplexers, filters, RF switches, and LNAs to allow highly integrated transmit and receive chains and optimized envelope tracking for premium RF performance while helping to reduce the manufacturer’s time-to-launch.

RF Switch and Switch Module

Our high-performance, integrated and discrete RF switches build on proprietary layer transfer technology to deliver high linearity and low insertion loss for advanced 5G dual-connectivity (EN-DC) architectures.

Low noise amplifier

Our extensive portfolio of integrated and discrete low noise amplifiers (LNAs) is designed to support high performance receive and diversity receive chains in advanced multi-mode, multi-band designs.

Filter products

Our extensive portfolio of high-performance, embedded and discrete duplexers, diplexers, extractors, and acoustic filters include BAW, Qualcomm® ultraSAW filter technology, ultraSAW, SAW and TC-SAW filters.

Antenna tuning solutions

Our comprehensive multi-tier portfolio of antenna performance enhancement technologies includes the world’s first dynamic and reconfigurable modem-assisted commercial antenna matching tuner, aperture tuner, and antenna diversity switch for 5G multimode devices. Advanced tunability allows OEMs to design sleek smartphones and tablets with high signal performance, wide frequency range, and extensive band support.

Power trackers

Our cutting-edge envelope tracker (ET) and average power tracker (APT) solutions for the next generation of ultra-fast mobile devices includes the Qualcomm® QET6100, the world’s first commercially announced 100 MHz envelope tracker, which works intelligently with the modem to support power-efficient 5G uplink and uplink-MIMO. Our average power trackers provide a cost-optimized solution in value-tier RF front-ends.

Diversity receive module

Our diversity receive modules (DRx modules) combine switches, filters and low-noise amplifiers into a module, providing a highly integrated, user-friendly solution for implementing high-order diversity receive paths for advanced 5G multimode architectures.

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Qualcomm RFFE, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm Signal Boost and Qualcomm® QET6100 and Qualcomm ultraSAW are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and /or its subsidiaries.

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