5G vs LTE Advanced Pro-Difference between 5G,LTE Advanced Pro

This page compares 5G Vs LTE Advanced Pro and mentions difference between 5G and LTE Advanced Pro.


• Data rate : > 10 gbps
• Frequency range: 3 to 300 GHz
• BW: very high, 1 GHz or higher
For 5G system features, 5G Tutorial➤

LTE Advanced Pro

• Data rate: > 3 Gbps.
• Number of carriers: 32, each of 20MHz Bandwidth
• Can be used for IoT (Internet of Things)
• Can be seamlessly integrated with 5G
Refer LTE vs LTE Advanced➤ and LTE-a vs LTE-a Pro➤ for more information.

Following is the tabular difference between 5G and LTE Advanced Pro.

Specifications 5G LTE Advanced Pro
3GPP Standard Release 3GPP Release 15 and Beyond 3GPP Release 13 and beyond
Total carrier Bandwidth 100MHz carrier BW for gigabit backhaul and 500MHz for multi-gigabit backhaul 640 MHz, aggregates upto 32 carriers each of 20MHz bandwidth
Data rate About 10 Gbps More than 3 Gbps
Latency less than 1ms round trip time less than 2ms round trip time and less than 1ms one way delay
Backward compatibility with current LTE Supported Not Supported
Control Plane Same as LTE Same as LTE
Frequency Spectrum 450 MHz to 6 GHz 3 to 6 GHz

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This 5G tutorial also covers following sub topics on the 5G technology:
5G basic tutorial
5G Frequency Bands
5G millimeter wave tutorial
5G mm wave frame
5G millimeter wave channel sounding
Difference between 4G and 5G
5G testing and test equipments
5G network architecture
5G NR Physical layer
5G NR MAC layer
5G NR RLC layer
5G NR PDCP layer

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