Qualcomm Reveals LTE Modem with 1Gbps Download Speed

When all tech giants are busy to launch 5G technology in the world. LTE technology is getting improved. Now Qualcomm Reveals LTE Modem with 1Gbps Download Speed. The newly introduced modem called Snapdragon X20. This is the second product of Qualcomm that uses Gigabit LTE network.

Qualcomm Reveals LTE Modem with 1Gbps Download Speed

The Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE chipset is the 7th product to support LTE networks. According to Qualcomm, the modem can support download speeds up to 1.2 Gbps. This chip can achieve this speed by using carrier aggregation. It allows a device with the modem to access as many as 12 unique streams of data. Each stream will have the speeds of up to 100 Mbps. However, upload speed os this chip is not as fast as its download speed. This device’s upload speed is up to 150 Mbps.

Moreover, Qualcomm has just sampling this chipset to phone makers. Most probably, this chipset will put inside new handsets until mid 2018. However, current LTE networks will not be able to handle 1.2Gbps speeds in the real world.

Recently, Qualcomm has announced two chips, one is IPQ8074 system-on-chip (SoC) for broadcasters (routers and access points) and other one is QCA6290 SoC for receivers (Wi-Fi devices). Most surprisingly, both these chips will also support WiFi 802.11ax standard.

For More Details Also Read: Future of WiFi is Here; Qualcomm New WiFi Chip 802.11ax will Ramp up your WiFi

Moreover, Skipping Snapdragon 830, Qualcomm introduces its new Snapdragon 835. As compared to Snapdragon 821, 835 is 27-percent fast in performance. Moreover, it also consumes 40-percent less power than Snapdragon 821.

Along with Snapdragon 835, Company also introduces Quick Charge 4.0. With Quick charge, you can use your device for 5 hours only with 5 minutes of charging. As compared to Quick Charge 3.0, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 will 20 % more faster.

Also Read: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 is Now Official

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger who focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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