Samsung Starts Mass Production Of 5G Chips On Mobile Devices

Samsung Electronics said on Thursday that the company has already started mass producing its 5G chips and modems for the latest premium mobile devices.

The company is clearly gearing up for when the next generation of mobile connectivity kicks into full action.

The 5G chipsets include “Exynos Modem 5100” and a single-chip radio frequency transceiver “Exynos RF 5500”, and the supply modulator solution “Exynos SM 5800”.

And these chips support technologies that will ready the OEMs for the 5G network era.

Samsung Is Providing 5G Chips On Mobile Devices

According Inyup Kang, President of System LSI Business at the Samsung Electronics, “Samsung has been an innovator on mobile communication technologies with a strong portfolio of market-proven solutions, and we are well-prepared to extend out leadership into 5G.”

Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production Of 5G Chips, Modem
Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production Of 5G Chips, Modem

These are the chips powering up the Galaxy S10 5G. And earlier this week, Samsung announced that the Galaxy S10 5G variant will hit the shelves in South Korea starting today, April 5.

“We are very proud of the work we have accomplished to bring our the first 5G smartphone to market and look forward to bringing it to everyone around the world in the coming year”, said DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division of the Samsung Electronics.

Samsung 5G Chipset: Gearing Up For The Next Generation Mobile Connectivity

Samsung Exynos Modems
Samsung Exynos Modems

To get things into perspective, the Exynos Modem 5100, in particular, supports sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrums as well as 2G GSM/CDMA, 3G WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, HSPA and 4G LTE networks.

Combine that with the Exynos RF 5500 and Exynos SM 5800 chips, 5G chip sure does promises a more reliable performance, claims Samsung.

Samsung 5G Modems
Samsung 5G Modems

Meanwhile the Samsung Exynos RF 5500 is responsible for the transmission of data over cellular networks. It includes 14 receiver paths for download with support for 4×4 MIMO (Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) and higher-order 256 QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) scheme.

According to Samsung, the Exynos SM 5800 is capable of reducing power consumption by up to 30%.

Samsung Has Uniquely Positioned Itself To Deliver The Next Generation Smartphone And Network

In South Korea though, the 5G network has been available in all mobile operators since December of last year. These mobile operators has already been using Samsung’s 5G network core and radio solutions.

Samsung is one of the companies to have an end-to-end solutions to 5G network from chipsets, network core, radio solutions, and user devices.

There is no doubt that the company has positioned itself in delivering the next generation smartphone and network not just in South Korea but the rest of the world.

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