Qualcomm’s X50 5G NR Modem Gets Strong OEM SupportEditor's Pick
Qualcomm has announced that 19 phone/device makers (OEMs) have selected the next-generation Qualcomm X50 5G NR modem for “Mobile Device Launches in 2019”. This development confirms that 5G will make its consumer debut in 2019 and that Qualcomm will be a major player when it does. This was discussed at the Qualcomm 5G Day event in San Diego, CA, where Qualcomm invited ~100 journalists and analysts, including Ubergizmo.
Qualcomm has just announced its latest Gigabit-class LTE modem called Snapdragon X20. It is a discrete modem (not integrated into a SoC processor) that can reach a theoretical speed of 1.2 Gbps (download), thus firmly bridging the gap between LTE and 5G. It does so thanks to an unprecedented use of carrier aggregation and introduces features like dual-SIM VoLTE (voice over LTE) that should be increase voice quality for […]
5G Networks are one step closer to becoming a reality for wireless broadband users worldwide. With the announcement if the X50 5G modem, Qualcomm draws a line in the sand and prepares the whole wireless industry to go to the next level.
Intel, the leader in semiconductors, has added another feather to their burgeoning cap with the introduction of a brand new 3G modem that is so tiny, it only measures 300 sq mm in size, now how about that? If you were to compare that to something that the ordinary man on the street is able to identify, then using a penny as a physical comparison would be just about right.
The official announcement from Sprint concerning their first tri-band 4G LTE devices was made a couple of months ago, and it is nice to see that the company has not forgotten about their commitment to deliver tri-band 4G LTE modems to the masses. In fact, Sprint will begin to ship this bunch of tri-band 4G LTE modems from July 19th onwards.Just what are the models that would be put up […]
Verizon has just announced that their high-performance USB 4G LTE modem, the USB551L, will go on sale from tomorrow onwards. The USB551L promises download speeds of 5-12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2-5 Mbps over Verizon’s 4G LTE network. With a compact, lightweight design, the portable modem is easy to bring around with you, wherever you go and it is designed to work on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Mac […]
Motorola has made it known to the masses that they will be rolling out its first 4G LTE modem, touting it to be the perfect device to perform video streaming or conferencing, video blogging and uploading of video files onto social networking sites. Also known as the FDD LTE USB-lte 7110, it aims to offer reliable 4G mobile broadband connectivity just about anytime and anyplace. There is still no word […]
A 4G Wi-Fi modem from Clear has been approved by the FCC today, dubbed the Clear Modem with Wi-Fi and bearing the model number WIXFBR-117. The device is manufactured by Gemtek and will support Wi-Fi b/g/n and data transfer rates of up to 150Mbps. Connectivity ports include an Ethernet port and what appears to be a VoIP phone port. This device will be the first Wi-Fi modem designed for home […]
Pictures of the LG M17 USB LTE modem have surfaced, and from the pictures, it’s estimated that the device measures in at 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. The M17 sports an internal 2400mAh rechargeable battery, so it’s capable of being used while on the move, and also comes with a portable travel charger. From the reports, the M17 will utilize the 700MHz LTE frequency, which points towards Verizon […]
Nokia seems to be going through a rough patch at the moment, as the company has just announced that it will be selling its wireless modem business to Renesas Electronics Corp for $200 million, and transfer 1,100 workers to the Japanese company in the process. Nokia claims that the deal will enable Nokia to focus on its own core businesses, which does make some sense, considering that Nokia is facing […]
Folks who love soccer (better known as football outside of North America) will definitely be looking forward to this summer’s showcase – the long awaited World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Huawei gets on the game with the E2010 HSDPA modem that resembles a football, offering connection speeds of up to 7.2Mbps if you happen to be in a great coverage aera. Open it like a walnut and you will […]