Intel has announced that it will make its new 5G modem available to manufacturers next year, the Intel XMM 8160 5G will be available in the second half of 2019.
The new Intel XMM 8160 5G modem will support the new standard for 5G New RADIO and this will allow smartphone makers to design smaller and more efficient devices.
Intel today announced the Intel® XMM™ 8160 5G modem, a multimode modem optimized to provide 5G connectivity to devices like phones, PCs and broadband access gateways. Intel has accelerated the timing of this modem by pulling in the launch by more than a half-year. The XMM 8160 5G will support peak speeds up to 6 gigabits per second, making it three to six times faster than the latest LTE modems available today. It will be available in the second half of 2019 and will deliver the features and experiences to accelerate widespread 5G adoption.
You can find out more information about the new Intel XMM 8160 5G modem over at Intel at the link below.