Thursday, December 11, 2014

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Boosted for 450 Mbps Peak

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 processor will add support for LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation connectivity, enabling its integrated next generation LTE-Advanced modem to support download speeds of up to 450 Mbps over three 20MHz LTE carriers. This will bethe first Snapdragon processor to support Category 9 Carrier Aggregation.

The newly announced Category 9 support makes the Snapdragon 810 processor the first Qualcomm Technologies premium-tier processor to feature a fully-integrated 64-bit multicore CPU and LTE-Advanced multimode modem to support up to 3x20MHz Category 9 Carrier Aggregation, as well as aggregation across FDD and TDD carriers.

“Qualcomm Technologies continues to be a leader in the mobile industry with commercialization of the world’s leading modem technology, delivering fast and reliable cellular data connectivity solutions. This provides speedy application performance and feature richness across greater coverage areas enabled by LTE Category 9 connectivity,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president of product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.  “With powerful processors like the Snapdragon 810, we look forward to continuing to drive LTE innovation in the high tier to ensure exceptional user experiences as mobile broadband demand grows.”