Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 and 7 series will support 5G; Oppo, Realme Confirmed will launch 5G phone; Redmi K30 5G will so on.
September 6th at the International Consumer Electronics Show IFA 2019 in Berlin, Germany, Qualcomm announced the expansion of its 5G mobile platform products through the Snapdragon 8 Series, 7 Series and 6 Series In combination, the company plans to scale up the global commercial process of 5G in 2020.
According to Qualcomm, more than 150 5G terminal designs that have been released or are under development have adopted Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G solution. At the same time, the company is also promoting the popularization of 5G among multiple different levels of terminals to better The next generation of video, AI and gaming experience. The broader product portfolio is designed to support global features and frequency bands and is expected to provide a 5G experience for more than 2 billion smartphone users.
Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager of mobile services at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said: “Qualcomm Technologies delivers the world’s first, state-of-the-art 5G mobile platform with the first complete modem and RF system (Modem-RF System) It is accelerating the 5G commercial wave in 2019. By 2020, a wide range of mobile platforms including the Snapdragon 8 Series, 7 Series and 6 Series will accelerate the scale of 5G worldwide for us to work with OEMs and operators. Commercial offers a unique advantage.”
The broader Snapdragon 5G mobile platform portfolio is designed to support all key regions and major frequency bands (including millimeter and sub-6 GHz bands), TDD and FDD modes, 5G multi-SIM, dynamic spectrum sharing, and independent (SA) and Non-independent (NSA) networking model – its flexibility will support global deployment planning for 5G networks.
Qualcomm also said that more information on the next-generation Snapdragon 8 Series 5G mobile platform will be announced later this year.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G 6/7 Series Adopters
It is reported that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7 Series 5G mobile platform will be a system-on-chip (SoC) that integrates 5G functions and supports all major regions and frequency bands. The platform is the first 5G integrated mobile platform announced in February this year. According to Qualcomm, 12 of the world’s leading OEMs and brands, including OPPO, Realme, Redmi, vivo, Motorola, HMD Global and LG Electronics, plan to adopt the new Snapdragon 7 Series 5G integrated mobile platform in their future 5G mobile phones. The Snapdragon 7 Series 5G integrated mobile platform began to sample customers in the second quarter of 2019. Qualcomm Technologies continues to accelerate the commercial deployment of the platform in the fourth quarter of 2019 and has made significant progress, and it is expected that terminals equipped with the platform will be available soon. Full details of the platform will be announced later this year.
The Snapdragon 6 Series 5G mobile platform is designed to popularize the 5G experience in a wider range, which is consistent with the deployment plans of many operators that bring 5G coverage globally. The terminal equipped with the Snapdragon 6 Series 5G mobile platform is expected to be commercially available in the second half of 2020 to support the worldwide popularity of 5G.
After announcement of Qualcomm OEM’s announcement
After the Qualcomm announcement, OPPO said that OPPO will be the world’s first Qualcomm integrated 5G chip phone. Not just oppo but Realme also confirmed that it will launch a new Qualcomm Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Series 5G mobile platform mobile phone, realme new models will rely on the platform to obtain NSA and SA two 5G network standard access capabilities, Achieve full coverage of major regions and frequency bands.
How Redmi can behind left, Redmi official Lu Weibing said, “5G has arrived ! Don’t worry, Redmi K30 is already on the road..” definitely it confirms Redmi K30 will be on Snapdragon 7 series and will support 5G.