Press Release Summary:
- Supports 5G NR mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum bands with up to 7 gigabits per second (Gbps) download speeds and 3 Gbps upload speeds over 5G and Category 22 LTE with up to 2.5 Gbps LTE download speeds
- Supports TDD and FDD modes of operation
- Capable of both Standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) network deployments
Original Press Release:
Qualcomm Unveils World's Most Advanced Commercial Multimode 5G Modem to Accelerate Global 5G Rollout
Groundbreaking Second-Generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G Modem Extends the Company's 5G and 4G Leadership with Comprehensive Modem-to-Antenna Solution Supporting All Major Spectrum Types and Bands
San Diego, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, its second-generation 5G New Radio (NR) modem. Snapdragon X55 is a 7-nanometer single-chip integrated 5G to 2G multimode modem that supports 5G NR mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum bands with up to 7 gigabits per second (Gbps) download speeds and 3 Gbps upload speeds over 5G, and Category 22 LTE with up to 2.5 Gbps LTE download speeds. The Snapdragon X55 5G modem is designed for global 5G rollouts with support for all major frequency bands, whether mmWave or sub-6 GHz, supports TDD and FDD modes of operations and is capable of both Standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) network deployments – providing flexibility and enabling virtually all deployment types globally. In addition to deployments in greenfield frequency bands allocated for 5G, the Snapdragon X55 modem is engineered to support dynamic spectrum sharing between 4G and 5G, enabling operators to accelerate 5G deployments by using their existing 4G spectru
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