Qualcomm’s slick new integrated X60 5G Modem-RF system sets a new high bar for global premium-tier smartphone connectivity. Featuring both a welcome return to an integrated modem design, as well as a focus on global connectivity in the 5G era, as far as I can tell, the X60 delivers the world’s fastest commercially available 5G speeds. 7.5 Gbps is pretty impressive this early into 5G deployments and gets us a lot closer to 10 Gbps than I expected to be in 2020.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit, Day 1: Qualcomm’s Powerful New Snapdragon 888 5G Chipset Will Define Premium Mobile Experiences in 2021
Qualcomm opens the week at its Snapdragon Summit with a focus on premium mobile experiences, 5G, and the dawn of an entirely new era for mobile in 2021. Many of the technologies showcased today will naturally trickle down vertically to other Snapdragon tiers, as well as outward to adjacent growth segments for the chipmaker, like Always-On, Always-Connected laptops, XR devices, Edge/Cloud AI products, and 5G Fixed Wireless solutions, among others.