This week at the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong Qualcomm unveiled some new products that we may see in new products soon.
The first and most important announcements were the new Snapdragon processors, of which they unveiled three new processors that we can expect to see soon.
They have been named the Snapdragon 653, 626, and the 427.
All of these new processors will sport Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology, allowing for 4x power delivery than what you get from a normal charging port.
It also gets dual-camera support, with new and advanced connectivity features including X9 LTE with a CAT7 modem. The 653 will feature more CPU and GPU performance than the 652 with double the RAM from 4 to 8GB.
The 626 also features increased performance and a boosted antenna signal from the 625, this is much the same with the 427 when compared to the 425.
The Snapdragon 653 and the 626 will be available by the end of the year, while the 427 will be available early next year.
On top of these new processors, Qualcomm announced the launch of their first 5G capable modem called the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50, which will provide 5 gigabits per second speeds. Qualcomm explained more about that with the following:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced today the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, making Qualcomm the first company to announce a commercial 5G modem chipset solution. It is designed to support original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that are building the next generation of cellular devices, as well as aid operators with early 5G trials and deployments.
The Snapdragon X50 5G modem will initially support operation in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band. It will employ Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) antenna technology with adaptive beamforming and beam tracking techniques, which facilitates robust and sustained mobile broadband communications in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) environments. With 800 MHz bandwidth support, the Snapdragon X50 5G modem is designed to support peak download speeds of up to 5 gigabits per second.
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