The rollout of 5G took a big phase forward this week, in accordance to Qualcomm, as the chip firm mentioned it experienced hit Gigabit speeds on a 5G modem chipset.
In accordance to Cristiano Amon, govt vice president, Qualcomm Systems, the firm reached the 1Gbps 5G details connection utilizing the Snapdragon X50 5G modem chipset running on the 28GHz mmWave spectrum.
Amon mentioned: “This main milestone and our 5G smartphone reference design and style showcase how Qualcomm Systems is driving 5G NR in cellular equipment to boost cellular broadband activities for shoppers around the globe.”
5G sizzle in San Diego
The details connection trial was held at the company’s exam lab in San Diego. Qualcomm labored with a number of 100MHz 5G carriers in establishing the connection.
As effectively as utilizing the Snapdragon X50 modem, the trial also used the SDR051 mmWave RF transceiver integrated circuit, Keysight Technologies’ new 5G Protocol R&D Toolset and UXM 5G Wireless Check System.
In addition to the connectivity trial, Qualcomm also demonstrated its very first 5G smartphone reference design and style. The Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem family members is envisioned to help industrial launches of 5G smartphones and networks in the very first half of 2019.