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Intel unveils its first 5G modem: up to 4.7Gbps down, 1.25Gbps down

Intel's new 5G Solution 5000 series announced: MediaTek and Fibocom partnership with the FM350-GL that will be out later this year.

Published Sun, May 30 2021 9:41 PM CDT   |   Updated Sun, Jun 27 2021 8:04 PM CDT

Intel has just unveiled its very first 5G modem with the new Intel 5G Solution 5000, a new 5G modem through its partnership with MediaTek and Fibocom.

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The company announced the news during its all-virtual Computex 2021 keynote, with the new modem will offer up nearly 5x the speeds of a high-speed Gigabit LTE connection, with Intel teasing up to 4.7Gbps download speeds and up to 1.25Gbps upload speeds. If you can't get 5G where you are at the time, the Intel 5G Solution 5000-powered phone that you are using will fall back to LTE Cat 19.

Intel's new 5G modem will work with Windows, Chrome, and Linux systems so it will find Intel (5G) Inside of millions of designs over the coming years.

Intel also announced new laptop CPUs in its new 11th Gen Core processor family, with upcoming thin-and-light Windows notebooks coming soon. The company unveiled the new Core i7-1195G7 and Core i5-1155G7 processors, both at up to 5GHz and both packing Iris Xe GPU cores.

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