MediaTek launches 5G modem with mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies

Feb 3, 2021
MediaTek launches 5G modem with mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies

The new MediaTek M80 5G modem combines mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies onto a single chip. The M80 has been tested against industry standards and is expected to sample with customers later in 2021. These new 5G technologies will feature in a wide range of future MediaTek products, across mobile, home, automotive and IoT/Enterprise.

Essential specs:

  • 3GPP Release 16 standard
  • Sub-6 GHz and mmWave dual connectivity and carrier aggregation
  • Up to 7.67 Gbps downlink and 3.76 Gbps uplink
  • 5G NR (FR1) with more than two carrier aggregation
  • 5G mmWave (FR2) up to 8CC
  • 5G carrier aggregation with Mixed Duplex (TDD + FDD)
  • Dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) ready
  • Standalone and non-standalone 5G network architectures
  • Dual 5G SIM (DSDS), dual NSA/SA, dual VoNR
  • MediaTek 5G UltraSave

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Ready for global cellular markets

MediaTek works closely with operators and partners around the world to bring consumers faster and more reliable 5G experiences. As a result, our 5G technologies have been validated by operators in more than 100 global markets.

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End-to-End industry collaboration that accelerates product development

MediaTek is a founding member of the OpenRF Association, which was founded to help to speed up time-to-market for 5G device manufacturers with interoperable 5G RF Front-End (RFFE) solutions.

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