Qualcomm 5G NR Solution for Small Cells out
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FSM100xx industry’s first

Qualcomm has announced the industry’s first 5G NR solution targeted for small cells and remote radio head deployments (FSM100xx).

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm
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Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:03

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm


Will be finished this year

3GPP has locked the 5G standard and Qualcomm’s first 5G modem, called the X50, will enter production in the latter part of the year. It is a 10nm chip that goes arm in arm with Snapdragon 855.

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:01

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50


Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G
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Friday, 02 March 2018 14:19

Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G


Exclusive: They will wait

After months of investigation we can report with a high level of certainty that Apple doesn’t plan to have 5G capabilities in an iPhone in 2019.

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
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Friday, 02 March 2018 09:14

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing


Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835

By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:19

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019


20 OEM designs on X50

Qualcomm just announced the number of OEMs making X50 based phones at a Mobile World Congress 2018 press conference.

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019
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Friday, 23 February 2018 11:23

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019


Intel, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have plans

Intel and its PC sums are already thinking about rolling out 5G-equipped PCs late in 2019.

Meizu X2 uses the Snapdragon 845
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:38

Meizu X2 uses the Snapdragon 845


SVP confirms

Meizu signed a licensing agreement with Qualcomm in the last days of 2016 and since it takes some time to develop a phone on a new platform, it looks like that Meizu X2 is the Snapdragon 845 powered phone.

Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps
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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:59

Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps


Triples the speed from last demo

Snapdragon X24 is a huge step forward getting the connection on your phone up to 2 Gbps, but 5G will be faster. Qualcomm has just announced that an X50 modem can get you to 4.51 Gbps speeds and probably faster by the launch day.

This is the 5G phone prototype mock up
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 17:00

This is the 5G phone prototype mock up


Qualcomm’s three mm wave antenna

Last year in October we saw Cristiano Amon, a EVP of Qualcomm at that time, holding a 5G prototype in his hand. This time, we had a chance to play with a mock up of an actual 5G NR, a phone form factor prototype in Beijing, China.