This year is expected to yield a cellular modem Intel XMM 7480, providing a download speed of 450 Mbps
Cellular modems have already conquered the level of data transfer rate 1 Gbps, but the actual speed is limited by the capabilities of the networks. Therefore, the emergence of modem Intel XMM 7560, which supports 5G network, the serial devices will be preceded by the modem, the Intel XMM 7480. Its output is expected this year.
Modem Intel XMM 7480, providing a speed of 450 Mbit/s, in particular, may find application in the Apple smartphone iPhone 8, which is expected in the second half. The maximum transfer rate is 150 Mbps.
According to preliminary data, the modem supports LTE FDD/TDD in 33 frequency bands, 3GPP LTE Advanced Release 12 with aggregation of up to four carriers, as well as work with multiple SIM cards.