Quectel RM50x Series 5G Sub-6 GHz Module, M.2 Form Factor

SKU: 23213
Part Number: RM500U-CN


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It is recommended to purchase the alternative solution: RM500U-CNV.
Quectel RM50x Series 5G Sub-6 GHz Module, M.2 Form Factor
RM50x Series 5G Module

5G Sub-6 GHz Module Designed for IoT/eMBB Applications

Industrial-grade modules for industrial and commercial applications





Features At A Glance
  • Designed for IoT/eMBB Applications, support 5G/4G/3G
  • Full coverage of multi network standards including 5G and LTE-A
  • Support NSA and SA modes
  • Integrated multi-constellation GNSS receiver to meet the requirement for fast and accurate positioning in different environments
  • Support multi functions: DFOTA and VoLTE.etc

M.2 Form Factor

RM50x series adopts the 3GPP Release 15 technology and supports 5G standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes. Designed in an M.2 form factor, RM50x series modules are compatible with Quectel LTE-A Cat 6 module EM06, Cat 12 modules EM12-G/EM120R-GL/EM121R-GL, and Cat 16 module EM160R-GL, which facilitate the migration from LTE-A to 5G.

Worldwide Mainstream Carriers Coverage

The RM50x series nearly covers all the mainstream carriers worldwide. Integrated GNSS receiver (supports GPS, GLONASS, BDS and Galileo) greatly simplifies the product design and makes positioning capabilities quicker and more accurate. (RM500U-CN does not support GNSS.)

Built-in rich network protocols

Integrates multiple industry-standard interfaces and supports multiple drivers and software functions (such as Windows7, 8, 8.1, 10, USB/PCIe drivers under Linux, Android.etc), which greatly expands its application in IoT and eMBB fields including Industrial Routers, Home Gateways, Set Top Box, industrial laptops, consumer laptops, Industrial PDAs, Rugged Industrial Tablet PCs, Cameras and Surveillance and Digital Signage.

5G Sub-6 RM500U-CN RM500Q-GL RM500Q-AE RM502Q-AE
Region / Provider China Global (except US) Global (except China) Global (except China)
Operating temperature -30 °C ~ +75 °C -30 °C ~ +70 °C
Extension temperature -40 °C ~ +85 °C
Dimensions 30.0 × 52.0 × 2.3 (mm)
Weight 8.9 (g) 8.7 (g)
Power supply 3.3~4.4 V, typical 3.7 V 3.135~4.4 V, typical 3.7 V
Power consumption 90 μA @ shutdown
3.7 mA @ hibernate
TBD @ USB 2.0, idle
TBD @ USB 3.0, idle
70 μA @ shutdown
4.0 mA @ hibernate
32 mA @ USB 2.0, idle
54 mA @ USB 3.0, idle
80 μA @ shutdown
4.2 mA @ hibernate
39 mA @ USB 2.0, idle
54.5 mA @ USB 3.0, idle
Frequency band
5G 5G NR NSA n41, n78, n79 n41, n77, n78, n79 n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48*, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
5G NR SA n1, n28, n41, n77, n78, n79 n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48*, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
LTE LTE-FDD B1, B2, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20, B28 B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12(B17), B13, B14, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B29, B30, B32, B66, B71
LTE-TDD B34, B38, B39, B40, B41 B34, B38, B39, B40, B41, B42, B43, B48
LAA - B46
UMTS WCDMA B1, B2, B5, B8 B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B8, B19
GNSS - GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou (Compass) / Galileo
Data rate
5G SA Sub-6 downlink 2 Gbps;
uplink 1 Gbps
downlink 2.1 Gbps;
uplink 900 Mbps
downlink 2.1 Gbps;
uplink 450 Mbps
downlink 4.2 Gbps;
uplink 450 Mbps
5G NSA Sub-6 downlink 2.2 Gbps;
uplink 575 Mbps
downlink 2.5 Gbps;
uplink 600/650 Mbps
downlink 2.5 Gbps;
uplink 650 Mbps
downlink 5 Gbps;
uplink 650 Mbps
LTE downlink 600 Mbps;
uplink 150 Mbps
downlink 1.0 Gbps;
uplink 200 Mbps
downlink 1.0 Gbps;
uplink 200 Mbps
downlink 2 Gbps;
uplink 200 Mbps
UMTS downlink 42.2 Mbps;
uplink 11 Mbps
downlink 42 Mbps;
uplink 5.76 Mbps

Application Scenarios

Industrial Routers, home gateways, set top boxes, industrial laptops, consumer laptops, industrial PDAs, Rugged Industrial Tablet PCs, and digital signage...

* The product model in the picture is for reference only.
Resources & Services

* Resources for different product may vary, please check the wiki page to confirm the actually provided resources.

Weight: 0.009 kg

Quick Overview

This is an M.2 module without antenna or base board, it is recommended to used with the 5G antenna, 5G HAT and 5G DONGLE HAT.

OPTIONS 5G Module x1