OnePlus, a global mobile-technology company, has officially selected NXP’s QFN RF Front-End Solution for Wi-Fi 6 for its latest high-end flagship smartphone: the OnePlus 9 featuring Wi-Fi 6 The QFN solution supports the latest Wi-Fi 6 wireless network standard, as well as the new 6GHz spectrum.
With its higher data rate and increased capacity, Wi-Fi 6 will power new consumer experiences on smartphones and drive the creation of new and compelling applications across a broad range of markets and services.
“With today’s exciting milestone, we believe that consumers can start to benefit quickly using the exciting new Wi-Fi 6 technology,” said Doeco Terpstra, VP and GM, Smart Antenna Solutions, NXP.
The new NXP WLAN7205C single-channel QFN solution offers a small package with a monolithic, integrated-power amplifier, switch, and low-noise amplifier to improve the range capability of the handset’s Wi-Fi communications. The QFN package can be placed close to the antenna, reducing trace losses (unlike dual channel, modular solutions available in the market).
This improves transmission and reception, increases battery life for longer Wi-Fi usage, and enables faster data transmission for a greater user experience. The WLAN7205C solution offers a level of integration that includes the power amplifier, switch, and low-noise amplifier in a monolithic die, which makes the smallest QFN package possible.
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