At IFA 2019 in Berlin, Germany, Qualcomm has announced plans to accelerate the commercialization of 5G globally, through expanding its 5G mobile platform product portfolio on the Snapdragon 8 Series, 7 Series and 6 Series by 2020.
To date, more than 150 devices have been launched or are in development using Qualcomm Technologies' 5G solution. The company is working to promote 5G integration into diverse product lines, bringing next-generation camera, video, artificial intelligence (AI) and gaming experiences to users. Expanding the product portfolio to support more features and frequency bands globally. At the same time, the plan is expected to make it easier for the world's 2 billion smartphone users to access 5G networks.
The new mobile platforms will be the first step in the roadmap to develop software-compatible 5G mobile platforms and take advantage of the advantages of Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System. This groundbreaking Snapdragon system is designed to help 5G mobile devices globally operate with high performance, good signal strength, battery saving, effective reception and equipped with motherboard sizes. advanced.
The diversification of the 5G 5G mobile platform aims to support frequency types, including mmWave and sub-band 6GHz (sub-6 GHz), TDD and FDD modes, multi-sim 5G mode, split Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), independent parameters (SA) and non-independent parameters (NSA) of the network structure – provide flexibility and support for the deployment of 5G networks globally.
The typical Snapdragon 8 Series product line is now equipped with many high-end mobile products introduced in 2019. Details of the next generation of Snapdragon 8 Series 5G Mobile Platform will be continued. update this year.
First introduced in February of this year, the Snapdragon 7 Series 5G Mobile Platforms will be integrated into an On-Chip System (SoC) and support global frequency bands. This is an effective mobile platform based on the 7nm process and is designed to deliver superior experiences on high-end phones. The platform brings premium product experiences such as next-generation Qualcomm AI Engine and some Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming gaming features.
The world's top twelve original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and brands such as OPPO, Realme, Redmi, VIVO, Motorola and HDM Global – the company that owns the Nokia smartphone brand – have planned. Using the new integrated platform Snapdragon 7 Series 5G in 5G phone devices will be launched in the near future.
Samples of the new integrated platform Snapdragon 7 Series 5G have been sent to customers in Qualcomm in the second quarter of 2019. With tremendous growth, Qualcomm Technologies is working hard to make the platform ready for commercialization into Q4 2019. Mobile devices on this platform are also planned to be released shortly thereafter. Full information of this platform will be provided in the near future.
In addition, to support carriers' global 5G network deployment plans, the Snapdragon 6 Series 5G Mobile Platform is designed to make 5G experience even more popular. The Snapdragon 6 Series is still known as the product line that offers the features and experiences that most mass-market users expect. The device running on the Snapdragon 6 Series 5G Mobile Platform is expected to be commercially available in the second half of 2020, helping to boost the use of 5G globally.