samsung begins manufacturing 5g components for smartphones

Exactly one year after kicking off their development, the 5G modem and 5G RF chips are entering mass production. The Exynos 5100 modem, the Exynos 5500 RF transceiver and the Exynos 5800 supply modulator support the 5G New Radio and sub-6 GHz spectrum that are needed for gigabit speeds.

While the Exynos Modem 5100 is not a new product, it is finally hitting the pipelines, meaning it should be available for distribution to smartphone manufacturers pretty soon. It can support virtually all networks – 2G GSM/CDMA, 3G WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, HSPA, and 4G LTE, all in a single chip. In order to…