• Snapdragon X75, X72, and X35 5G M.2 and LGA Reference Designs aim to make 5G readily available for various product segments such as FWA, compute, gaming, and more.
• Globally certified turnkey reference designs optimize development costs to enable faster time to market.
• Reference designs are currently sampling with commercialization starting in the second half of 2023.
Leveraging the latest, most robust features of Snapdragon® X75, X72, and X35 5G Modem-RF Systems, this product portfolio offers OEMs a turnkey solution, globally certified to work with 5G networks from all key mobile network operators worldwide, thus allowing to develop the next generation 5G devices and bring consumers a wide spectrum of 5G-enabled devices from PCs to XR to gaming, and beyond.
These new reference designs integrate modem, transceivers, and RF front-end in a single and compact board, allowing manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively include the capabilities of the novel Snapdragon Modem-RF Systems into new products, driving 5G adoption into a wide spectrum of devices. Snapdragon X75 and X72 5G Reference Designs support both sub-6 and mmWave bands, while Snapdragon X35 5G Reference Designs are the first to support 5G NR-Light (3GPP Release 17 RedCap).
“Through our leadership in connectivity and commitment to relentless innovation, Qualcomm Technologies is revolutionizing how we experience the world through technology. The introduction of M.2 and LGA reference designs further demonstrates our dedication to equipping the ecosystem with our highest performance Modem-RF solutions in the most timely and cost-optimized way to push 5G beyond the smartphone into the next generation of connected smart devices,” said Gautam Sheoran, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We’re excited to provide customers with globally certified, premium reference designs to reduce deployment time, lower design complexity, and enable the expansion of 5G into all device categories.”
Key features of the portfolio of reference designs include:
Certified Turnkey Reference Designs
These turnkey reference design solutions are optimized for performance and certified to work with 5G networks from all key mobile network operators globally. The Snapdragon X75, X72, and X35 5G Reference Designs are available in M.2 and LGA form factors. With support for a wide range of 5G applications from low power to multi-gigabit, the reference designs are available for use in a variety of product segments such as fixed wireless access, compute, gaming, augmented reality, virtual reality, and more.
Optimize 5G Development Investment
Providing design and certification support, OEMs, ODMs, and device manufacturers can develop global 5G module solutions with sub-6 and mmWave at a fraction of the cost available today by saving on engineering time, cost, and effort required to enable 5G connectivity using discrete cellular components.
Faster Time to Market
Enables OEMs, ODMs, and device manufacturers to leverage Qualcomm Technologies’ reference designs to accelerate end-product sampling and launch timelines while putting 5G in the hands of the consumer quicker.
Customer sampling of the Snapdragon X75, X72, and X35 5G M.2 and LGA Reference Designs are currently underway, and the solutions are expected to be commercially available starting the second half of 2023.
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