Snapdragon X55 5G modem-RF system

2nd generation 5G modem with integrated multi-mode support, designed to deliver breakthrough wireless performance and accelerate global 5G rollout.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G modem-RF system is a single-chip multi-mode solution designed to allow OEMs to build 5G multimode devices for a new era of connected experiences.

The Snapdragon X55 5G modem-RF system supports virtually any combination of spectrum bands and/or modes: 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz, standalone and non-standalone modes, TDD and FDD, spectrum sharing, LTE and legacy modes (3G, 2G). This is designed to enable OEMs to bring blazing fast connected devices to global networks in nearly any form factor.

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

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5G for many device categories

Designed to bring 5G to all connected devices: from mobile devices, such as smartphones or mobile hotspots, to fixed wireless devices, such as routers and CPEs, to Always Connected PCs, XR devices, cars, and more.

Unprecedented flexibility

Native support for 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz, FDD and TDD, standalone and non-standalone, and 5G/4G spectrum sharing, to allow operators to flexibly maximize spectrum assets to deliver the best possible experience.

Comprehensive 5G solution

Paired with Qualcomm Technologies’ mmWave antenna module and comprehensive RF front-end portfolio, Snapdragon X55 is at the heart of a 5G NR modem-to-antenna solution that allows OEMs to rapidly develop 5G devices for global networks.

Up to 7 Gbps

The Snapdragon X55 5G modem-RF system can provide a near-instant connection between the user and the cloud.

5G NR Multi-Mode Modem-to-Antenna Solution

Snapdragon X55 5G Modem

Feb 19, 2019



  • Integrated 5G to 2G multi-mode support

  • Supports virtually any available spectrum band, mode or combination

  • 5G/4G spectrum sharing

  • Enhanced network capacity with full-dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO) support

  • Multi-antenna mmWave beamforming architecture support



5G Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 Modem-RF System

5G Technology: 5G NR

5G Spectrum: mmWave, sub-6 GHz, 5G/4G spectrum sharing

5G Modes: FDD, TDD, SA (standalone), NSA (non-standalone)

5G mmWave specs: 800 MHz bandwidth, 8 carriers, 2x2 MIMO

5G sub-6 GHz specs: 200 MHz bandwidth, 4x4 MIMO

5G Peak Download Speed: 7 Gbps

5G Peak Upload Speed: 3 Gbps

5G RF: 100 MHz envelope tracking, Adaptive antenna tuning

5G SIM: 5G Dual SIM support

LTE Downlink Features

Downlink LTE Streams: 24 LTE streams

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 7x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink LTE MIMO: 4x4 MIMO

Downlink QAM: Up to 1024-QAM

LTE Uplink Features

Uplink Technology: Uplink Data Compression (UDC)

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

LTE Speed

LTE Peak Download Speed: 2.5 Gbps

LTE Peak Upload Speed: 316 Mbps

Cellular Technology


LTE Technology: LTE FDD, LTE TDD including CBRS support, LAA, LTE Broadcast

5G Technology: SA, NSA, 5G NR FDD, 5G NR TDD


RFFE: 5G envelope tracking, 5G adaptive antenna tuning

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    5G/4G spectrum sharing
    sub-6 GHz
    NSA (non-standalone)
    SA (standalone)
    800 MHz bandwidth
    8 carriers
    2x2 MIMO
    200 MHz bandwidth
    4x4 MIMO
    2.5 Gbps
    316 Mbps
    sub-6 GHz
    NSA (non-standalone)
    800 MHz bandwidth
    8 carriers
    2x2 MIMO
    100 MHz bandwidth
    4x4 MIMO
    1. Limited regions supported

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