Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, today launches its flagship next-generation Android smart module, the SG885G-WF. With its high performance and rich multimedia functions, this smart module is ideal for industrial and consumer applications that require high processing power and multimedia functions.
It is powered by the Qualcomm ® QCS8550 system-on-chip (SoC) for IoT from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., delivering an impressive combination of flexibility and performance. It supports Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3 protocols and incorporates 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi technology, providing users with enhanced connectivity options.
“Qualcomm Technologies is proud to partner with Quectel on their SG885G-WF to bring high-performance connectivity solutions to consumers,” said Dev Singh, vice president of business development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Utilizing Quectel’s extensive cellular module infrastructure, the SG855G-WF exemplifies the capabilities needed to adapt to tomorrow’s technology in the IoT and beyond.”
With computing power of up to 48 TOPS, the module offers robust video capabilities, including 4K video encoding at 120 fps or 8K video at 30 fps, as well as 4K video decoding at 240 fps or 8K video at 60 fps. This ensures smooth and high-quality video processing for various applications.
Measuring 49.0mm x 51.0mm x 4.25mm, the SG885G-WF is suitable for global deployments and offers 12GB of LPDDR5X plus 256GB of UFS memory. The module also offers a rich set of interfaces, including LCM, camera, I2S, PCIe, UART, USB, I2C, and SPI. These, in addition to the adoption of the Android operating system, extend the module’s applicability to a wide range of IoT and M2M applications, including video conferencing systems, live streaming devices, games, computing, robots, drones, AR/VR, smart retail and security.
Quectel offers a range of high performance antennas that dramatically improve wireless connectivity, with the aim of helping customers harmonize their design processes. By combining Quectel’s antennas with the SG885G-WF Android smart module, IoT developers can effectively reduce both the time to market and the costs associated with their IoT devices.
The module further offers the advantage of seamless integration with Quectel’s range of cellular modules, further enhancing connectivity, flexibility and integration possibilities.
“We are proud to launch our new flagship Android smart module with the next generation Quectel SG885G-WF,” said Norbert Muhrer, President and CSO of Quectel Wireless Solutions. “Qualcomm’s high-performance chip, combined with support for Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, and 2×2 MIMO, provides customers with a powerful module that offers a range of connectivity and a wide variety of interfaces. As the IoT matures, the ability to enable applications that require high processing power for AI and multimedia functions has become essential, and the SG885G-WF has been designed to meet these needs.”
The Quectel SG885G-WF also offers three high-intensity flash LED circuits supporting flash and torch modes in addition to charge management capability, which supports battery voltage sensing, charge gauge, and battery temperature sensing. Audio interfaces include SWR, digital microphone, MI2S and HIFI I2S.