Qualcomm introduces new Immersive Home Wi-Fi 7 Platforms

Qualcomm just introduced its new Wi-Fi 7 Immersive Home Platforms 3210 and 326. These promise more than 20Gbps of total system capacity in a compact, power-efficient, cost-effective network chipset architecture. The new Qualcomm Multi-Link Mesh offers extremely high throughput and real-time responsiveness.

Qualcomm Wi-Fi 7 Immersive Home Platform Features
  • Qualcomm Multi-Link Mesh: Redefines home networking through a novel model of dynamically managed client-facing and mesh-backhaul wireless links. Through a process of selecting, aggregating or alternating links in the 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz and 6 GHz unlicensed spectrum bands based on network conditions, device capabilities and home network topology, Qualcomm Multi-Link Mesh enables deterministic low latency for virtually lag-free gaming experiences with 75% reduction in real-time latency in congested environments.
  • Wi-Fi 7 Technology: Can achieve extremely high performance with multi-Gigabit coverage over a wider area than ever before.
  • Key features include:
    • Expanded 5 GHz spectrum performance, with 240 MHz channels and 4K QAM modulation that can deliver 80% higher capacity compared to Wi-Fi 6.
    • Maximized 6 GHz spectrum performance, with 320 MHz and 4K QAM modulation that can deliver 140% higher capacity compared to Wi-Fi 6E. Full support for the turnkey Qualcomm AFC Solution for corner-to-corner multi-Gigabit coverage. The Qualcomm AFC Solution is available for customer device integration today and once regulatory approvals are granted, the Qualcomm AFC Solution will be commercially available for use by the public.
    • Support for Wi-Fi 7 Multi-Link and Adaptive Interference Puncturing for optimal operation even in congested home environments.  Intelligent congestion avoidance algorithms ensure high performance even in the presence of potential interference from neighboring networks or other devices.
    • Maximum connectivity to the latest high-performance devices, delivering peak speeds up to 5.8 Gbps to a single connected device.
  • High-Performance Platform Innovation: Delivers high performance home networking in cost-effective, low-profile form factors based on a modular and scalable design architecture, accelerating time-to-market.
  • Key attributes include:
    • Platform design optimized for size, power efficiency and cost-effectiveness, including utilization of advanced process node and fully integrated RF Front-End Modules (FEMs) for performance optimization.
    • Highly differentiated configurations for customer designs. Featuring tri-band Wi-Fi 7 configurations ranging from 10 to 20 Gbps peak wireless capacity, nearly twice the capacity of comparable Wi-Fi 6 systems. Ideally suited for whole home mesh systems while enabling higher user count, higher speed connections, or extended range requirements.
Qualcomm Immersive Home 3210 and 326 Platforms specifications


Qualcomm said that it is working with Xiaomi, TP-Link, Netgear, and Linksys for Wi-Fi routers and mesh systems, and the devices will be commercial available in the second half of 2023.

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