Highlights about the announcement made by Qualcomm
- To enable 5G on the Snapdragon 7 series and 6 series devices in 2020
- The new 5G enable chipsets will be featured in the phones like OPPO, Vivo, Redmi, Realme, LG, Motorola, and Nokia
- Integrated 5G chipsets will support all key regions and frequency bands
Qualcomm Technologies today announced at IFA about its plans to extend its 5G mobile platform across the Snapdragon 8, 7 and 6 series at IFA. Company’s flagship Snapdragon 8 series is already powering the high-end 5G mobile devices, so the company is now planning new chipsets for the Snapdragon 7 and 6 series to bring 5G for the mid-range mobile devices. The company will avail of this new chipset in 2020.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
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Qualcomm stated that Snapdragon 7 series 5G mobile platform would have the integrated 5G into an SoC and build on a 7nm technology. The Snapdragon 7 series mobile platform will feature company’s next-gen AI Engine and Snapdragon Elite Gaming. The new 7 series chipset will support all key regions and frequency bands like Sub-6, mmWave, TDD and FDD modes, 5G multi-sim as well.
The 5G enable Snapdragon 7 series chipset will feature 12 OEMs next year, including OPPO, Vivo, Redmi, Realme, LG, Motorola, and Nokia. The company already started sampling the chipsets. The company also expects to avail of the Snapdragon 6 series 5G chipset in the latter half of 2020 globally.
Qualcomm is also planning about the next-gen Snapdragon 8 Series 5G chipsets to come later this year with more details.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”zxikm5d3e04a8f1451″]
Alex Katouzian, General Manager and Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Stated:
Qualcomm Technologies delivered the world’s first and most advanced 5G mobile platform including the first comprehensive Modem-RF System to accelerate 5G commercialization in 2019 And we are uniquely positioned to accelerate 5G commercialization to scale globally with our OEM and operator customers with expanded mobile platform offerings across our Snapdragon 8 Series, 7 Series and 6 Series in 2020.
The company likewise introduced that it’s re branding its 5G modems. They’ll currently be called Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System, which’s implied to be a much more suitable summary of the product.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]