Qualcomm Technologies RF Front-Ends Gets Design Wins with Google, LG, HTC, Samsung and Sony Mobile

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm, reported the company got radio frequency front-end (RFFE) design wins with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including Google, HTC, Samsung, LG, and Sony Mobile. The company says its portfolio of RF front-end platform solutions helps OEMs provide advanced mobile devices at high volumes and with an accelerated path to commercialization.

The firm contends that it produces the hardware and software needed to provide a comprehensive modem-to-antenna system solution to OEMs. The hardware solution includes the new QPM26xx series gallium arsenide (GaAs)-based power amplifier modules with envelope tracker, duplexers (PAMiDs), antenna tuners and switches, as well as discrete and integrated filter modules.

Qualcomm Technologies Says RF Front-End Portfolio Supports Commercialization of 5G

The company notes that its RF front-end portfolio supports wireless communication technologies such as Gigabit LTE, 4×4 MIMO and LTE Advanced. Furthermore, the company asserts that its RF front-end products are crucial to the evolution and commercialization of 5G technologies in 2019.

“Only Qualcomm Technologies is delivering robust end-to-end RFFE and modem solutions tailored for each tier of devices to address the increasingly complex RF demands of current networks in Gigabit LTE and beyond. This is proven out by our extremely strong design pipeline for RF front-end,” said Cristiano Amon, president, Qualcomm Incorporated.

“With Qualcomm Technologies comprehensive modem-to-antenna system solution and integrated modem software, HTC is able to build feature-leading premium smartphones with advanced LTE connectivity,” said Adrian Tung, senior vice president, HTC. “Consumers rely heavily on robust, consistent cellular performance, and Qualcomm Technologies end-to-end solution accelerates our time to commercialization while simplifying our supply chain.”