Speed Up To 33 Gbps: Qualcomm Announces Its First Wi-Fi 7 Chipset Solutions Expected To Debut In Q2 2023

In addition to Broadcom and MediaTek, Qualcomm will also be one of the first companies to offer Wi-Fi 7 systems, aka 802.11be. 

Qualcomm has announced its third generation of Networking Pro series of chips for network equipment within the business environment – which takes advantage of the Wi-Fi 7 standard, offering up to 33 Gbps of speed. Where the Wi-Fi Alliance had already indicated that Wi-Fi 7 technology would be able to offer a maximum throughput of “at least 30 gigabits per second”.

Qualcomm has announced two tri-band and two quad-band offerings chips on Networking Pro Series platforms. This platform will serve all types of network equipment, from routers to repeaters, with mesh Wi-Fi solutions and connectivity networks for large public venues and homes.

The Qualcomm 1620 is designed for a maximum of 33 Gbps in quad-band operation and with 16 streams. With the 1220 platform, it’s 21 Gbps in tri-band and 12 streams. The 820 platform supports 16 Gbps on eight streams (quad-band). The 620 platform uses three bands and six streams for 10 Gbps.

Qualcomm Networking Pro Series

In addition, this platform also promises, thanks to the benefits promised by Wi-Fi 7, the possibility of supporting more than 500 users per channel.

The Wi-Fi 7 channels of Qualcomm’s 320 Hz Networking Pro offer a double performance boost over Wi-Fi 6, as well as substantially improving latency in certain areas such as gaming, streaming or XR applications, offering even in high network speeds, high-resolution video conferencing and high-performance VR or AR gaming. The entire series allows Wi-Fi connectivity, in addition, to the spectrum of 2.4, 5 and 6 GHz.

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