X50

For the past couple of years now, Qualcomm has been very publicly putting together the final pieces of the puzzle that are 5G cellular. The company announced their discrete 5G NR modem – the Snapdragon X50 – all the way back in 2016. Meanwhile in 2017 they demonstrated their reference phone design, which integrated the in-development X50 with a prototype millimeter wave (mmWave) antenna, allowing Qualcomm and its OEM customers to begin field testing the technology in a handheld form factor. Now in 2018 as the launch of 5G NR networks close in, the company is announcing the final version of their mmWave antenna module, the QTM052. Although the antenna isn’t getting an especially memorable name, it’s one of the key components of the 5G...

Qualcomm Affirms Dozens of Carrier & Manufacturer Partnerships For 5G Trials & 2019 Product Launches

Hitting the wire today are a pair of announcements from Qualcomm, who is affirming the dozens of partnerships the company has inked both with carriers and handset manufacturers regarding...

22 by Ryan Smith on 2/8/2018

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