Mid-range phones to get Qualcomm’s 5G modem next year

Qualcomm Technologies Inc, a subsidary of Qualcomm Incorporated has announced to accelerate the 5G global commercialization by expanding the 5G mobile platforms portfolio across the Snapdragon 8,7 and 6 series in 2020. The company currently has over 150 5G designs launched or in development using the company’s 5G solutions across multiple tiers to make the camera,video, AI and gaming of the next-generation to have more experiences avaliable. This rollout is aimed to support features and frequency bands globally to be accessible to more than 2 billion users.

According to Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Qualcomm Technologies Inc, “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.”

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Qualcomm Technologies has also announced that they will be intergrating their 5G modem into their next flagship 8-series processors which will be released next year.

It was stated that Qualcomm already has 12 manufacturers, including LG, Oppo and HMD Global (Nokia) that plan to use the new 7-series processor in their upcoming phones and expects them to start launching the devices using the intergrated chipset after the fourth quarter this year. Devices that will be using the 6-series chipset are expected to be announced during the second half of 2020.

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