There’s no 5G phone yet but Qualcomm already has a second-generation 5G modem
No one has a 5G phone yet but that has stopped Qualcomm from saying its second-generation 5G modem.
The new modem is named the Snapdragon X55 and it succeeds the X50. The X50 was solely introduced in late 2016.
The key spotlight of the Snapdragon X55 is undoubtedly its velocity. Qualcomm claims obtain speeds of as much as 7Gbps is feasible – that is a 55% enhance over the X50’s 4.5Gbps.
It will even assist all main frequency bands, making it appropriate for deployment nearly anyplace on the planet.
There’s additionally assist for adaptive antenna tuning for sub-5GHz 5G, which ought to assist with decreasing energy consumption.
The Snapdragon X55 is at the moment being sampled by clients and the primary units to characteristic the brand new mannequin are anticipated to be rolled out later this yr. Here’s a fast video overview from Qualcomm:-