Qualcomm unveils tons of stuff: faster Wi-Fi, new VR platform, AI, audio and other tech

February 21st, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Qualcomm unleashed a pack of announcements that paint a fast, wireless picture of the future of digital tech.

Wi-Fi 802.11ax

It introduced the first integrated 802.11ax solution for smartphones and computers. An advancement over Wi-Fi ac, it will double the network speed while using up to 67% less power.

The module, named WCN3998, features 2×2 antennas and implements a pre-standard implementation (the Wi-Fi Alliance is still tweaking details). It will work with pre-draft 11ax access points due to hit the market later this year and in early 2019.

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