Snapdragon X50 5G

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Snapdragon X50 5G Modem

Designed to deliver never-before-seen wireless performance, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem is designed to support early 5G networks—making the promise of 5G a reality.

Unprecedented wireless broadband speeds.

Supporting up to 5 gigabits per second download speeds, the Snapdragon X50 5G modem can provide a vastly more immediate connection between the user and the cloud, opening up the possibilities of an entirely new generation of applications and services.

mmWave with mobility.

The Snapdragon X50 5G modem platform will initially support operation in the 28 GHz millimeter wave band. It can connect using up to 800 MHz of bandwidth via 8x100 MHz carrier aggregation. Using advanced multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) techniques such as adaptive beamforming and beam tracking, the Snapdragon X50 5G modem can extend the range of mmWave transmissions to non-line-of-sight scenarios, and support mobility.

Designed from the ground up for mobile.

The Snapdragon X50 5G modem is designed to support the next generation of mobile devices. When paired with a Snapdragon processor with an integrated Gigabit class LTE modem, the complete Snapdragon X50 5G platform can provide multi-mode 4G/5G capability via dual connectivity. In fixed wireless applications, the Snapdragon X50 5G modem can replace fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) installations with wireless 5G connections.

Next-gen RF for a next-gen modem.

The Snapdragon X50 5G modem is composed of the modem as well as the SDR051 mmWave transceiver—the next-gen RF companion to the modem, supporting 28 GHz mmWave and advanced features such as adaptive beamforming and antenna switch diversity.

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