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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X70 5G Modem-RF gets new features

In February, Qualcomm announced its fifth-generation 5G modem design: the Snapdragon X70. The latest modem RF system doesn’t bring substantial improvements to raw download and upload speeds, but it does offer several new features, namely, the new AI processor for enhanced performance, improved power efficiency, and more. Qualcomm has announced new features and milestones for...

Samsung announces its first 5G modem: the Exynos 5100

Since the first official 5G spec was made official last year, this has led to multiple companies across multiple industries to jump on board to upgrade their products and services to it. Wireless carriers have started performing outdoor field tests of the new technology, but for that to happen these companies need a modem. This field...

Qualcomm announces X16 and X50 modems for next generation Snapdragon 8xx devices and 5G Connectivity

At the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm revealed some new processors, and their roadmap for their upcoming flagship modems, the X16 and X50, and the roadmap towards 5G connectivity. X16 LTE Modem The Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 Modem is Qualcomm’s flagship modem for 2017. The X16 LTE Modem is the first modem capable of Gigabit download speeds,...

[Updated] Intel: Atom Is Not Dead And We’re Not Leaving Mobile

Late last week we covered stories reporting the possible death of Intel's Atom lineup and a presumed withdrawal from the mobile market. Since then we've had a chance to speak with Intel's public relations team and they've helped clear a few things up. After getting this additional information it seems that Intel's decisions are not...