Qualcomm today announced the first two 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1. These next gen WiFi chipsets deliver 10+ Gbps network speeds and low latency, while consuming low power. Qualcomm claims that this is the industry first 60GHz Wi-Fi solution based on the 802.11ay specification, enabling best-in-class 60GHz Wi-Fi speeds and unmatched coverage performance.
These new WiFi chipsets from Qualcomm will enable gaming and entertainment experiences such as 4K streaming, lag-free mobile screen casting to an entertainment system and truly immersive wireless virtual and augmented reality experiences, all without significantly affecting the mobile device battery life.
In addition to improved performance, these new WiFi chipsets come with always-on ambient Wi-Fi sensing capabilities, enabling devices to identify people, objects, movements and precise location without being affected by light conditions.
Both the 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1 are available today for OEMs around the world.