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Qualcomm to bring 5G connectivity to its 6 and 7 series chipsets in 2020

By Cookie Monster - on 8 Sep 2019, 3:00am

Qualcomm to bring 5G connectivity to its 6 and 7 series chipsets in 2020

Qualcomm announces its plans to accelerate 5G global commercialization at IFA 2019.

Aside from the flagship 8-series mobile platform, Qualcomm will be integrating 5G connectivity into the midrange 6- and 7- Series mobile platforms in 2020. In addition, Qualcomm will share more details on the next generation Snapdragon 8 series 5G mobile platform later this year.The company shared that these mobile platforms will be the first in a roadmap of software-compatible 5G mobile platforms and will make use of the Snapdragon 5G modem-RF system.

12 global brands such as Oppo, Redmi, Vivo, HMD Global and LG plan to use the Snapdragon 7 Series 5G mobile platform in their future 5G devices. Full details of the platform will be revealed later this year. Devices powered by the Snapdragon 6 Series 5G mobile platform are expected to hit the market in the second half of 2020.

Source: Qualcomm