Quectel 5G sub-6GHz M.2 module for IoT and eMBB applications SA and NSA modes delivering max downlink rates of 2.5Gbps and max uplink rates of 900Mbps

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SKU Quectel RM500Q-GL
Brand Quectel

Quectel RM500Q-GL is a 5G sub-6GHz M.2 Form factor module for IoT and eMBB applications anywhere in the world outside the US. This meets the 3GPP Release 15 specification and supports both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes

Quectel RM500Q-GL offers maximum downlink rates of 2.5Gbps and maximum uplink rates of 900Mbps. It is compatible with Quectel’s LTE-A category 6 module EM06, category 12 modules EM12 & EM120R-GL, and category 16 module EM160R-GL , enabling customers to migrate from LTE-A to 5G network smoothly.

Quectel RM500Q-GL supports Qualcomm® IZat™ location technology Gen9C Lite (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou/Compass, Galileo and QZSS), and the integrated GNSS receiver greatly simplifies product design and makes positioning capabilities quicker and more accurate

Additionally, A rich set of internet protocols, industry-standard interfaces and abundant functionalities allow the RM500Q-GL to serve a wide range of IoT applications including business routers, home gateways, set top boxes, industrial laptops, consumer laptops, industrial PDAs, rugged tablet PCs, and digital signage.

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5G Sub-6 RM500Q-GL
Region/Operator Global (Except for United States)
Dimensions (mm) 30.0 × 52.0 × 2.3
Weight (g) 8.7
Operation Temperature -30 °C to +70 °C 
Extended  Temperature -40 °C to +85 °C 
5G NR 3GPP Release 15 NSA/SA operation, Sub-6 GHz
5G NR NSA n38/n41/n77/n78/n79
5G n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n12/n20/n25/n28/n38/n40/n41/n48*/n66/n71/n77/n78/n79
MIMO DL: 4 × 4 MIMO on n1/n2/n3/n7/n25/n38/n40/n41/n48*/n66/n77/n78/n79 UL: 2 × 2 MIMO on n41/n77/n78/n79
LTE Category DL Cat 16/ UL Cat 18
LTE-FDD B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B14/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B29/B30/B32/B66/B71
LTE LTE-TDD B34/B38/B39/B40/B41/B42/B43/B48
DL 4 × 4 MIMO B1/B2/B3/B4/B7/B25/B30/B32/B34/B38/B39/B40/B41/B42/B43/B48/B66
UMTS WCDMA B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B19
GNSS GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou (Compass)/Galileo
Regulatory   Global: GCF
Europe: CE
Korea: KC
Australia/New Zealand: RCM
Carrier   China: China Telecom/China Mobile/China Unicom/KT*/SKT*/LGU+*
Others RoHS/WHQL
5G SA Sub-6  DL 2.1 Gbps; UL 900 Mbps
5G NSA Sub-6  DL 2.5 Gbps; UL 650 Mbps
LTE  DL 1.0 Gbps; UL 200 Mbps
WCDMA  DL 42 Mbps; UL 5.76 Mbps
(U)SIM x 2 
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0/3.1 x 1
PCIe 3.0 x 1
PCM* x 1
Antenna x 4
VoLTE  Digital Audio and VoLTE (Voice over LTE) (Optional)  
eSIM* (Optional)
(U)SIM Card Detection
USB Serial Driver Windows 7/8/8.1/10;
Linux 2.6–5.4;
Android 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x/10
GNSS Driver Android 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x/10
RIL Driver Android 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x/10
NDIS Driver Windows 7/8/8.1/10
MBIM Driver Windows 10; Linux 3.18–5.4
GobiNet Driver Linux 2.6–5.4
QMI_WWAN Driver Linux 3.4–5.4
Supply Voltage Range 3.135–4.4 V, typical 3.7 V 
Power Consumption 70 μA @ Power down
5 mA @ Sleep
39 mA @ USB 2.0, Idle
64 mA @ USB 3.0, Idle

Quectel RM500Q-GL Feature

l  5G/4G/3G multi-mode module with M.2 form factor,

l  Both NSA and SA modes supported

l  Worldwide 5G and LTE-A coverage

l  optimized for IoT and eMBB applications

l  Multi-constellation GNSS receiver available for applications

l  requiring fast and accurate fixes in any environment

l  Feature refinements: DFOTA* and VoLTE (optional)

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