Roland Quandt revealed part of Qualcomm’s next-generation processor sSnapdragon 855 on twitter recently. The Snapdragon 855 will support 5G communication technology.
Roland Quandt said Softbank Japan confirmed Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform in its third results released on February 7, 2017, According to Softbank Snapdragon 855 is referred as Snapdragon 855 Fusion that reminds people of the Apple A10 Fusion processor。 Therefore，it suggests Snapdragon 855 has a strong performance.
Most importantly, the baseband Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 carried on is not previously integrated X24 LTE, but qualcomm Snapdragon X50 baseband issued in 2016. Although it is slightly behind in the process, it can still support 5G communication technology.
It is clear that Qualcomm is already starting to prepare for 5G, which means that the first smartphone to support 5G will be available in the first half of next year.