Qualcomm’s new chip will give mobile devices 5Gbps download speeds

Qualcomm has unveiled its first 5G modem, the Snapdragon X50.

The company said the X50 will support download speeds of up to 5Gbps when used on 5G networks.

The modem is expected to be made available in mobile devices during the first half of 2018.

Qualcomm said the modem is designed for early 5G deployments, but there was little detail about whether the X50 will be used in only smartphones or mobile routers.

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