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BG95&BG96 Compatible Design

BG95 and BG96 are designed as compatible products. Customers can choose a suitable module according to specific application requirements. The compatible design guideline ensures a smooth migration between the modules for customers’ products.

Related Products:

LTE BG96 Cat M1/NB1/EGPRS Module
LTE BG95 Cat M1/ Cat NB2/ EGPRS Module

Overview

 

BG96 is an embedded LPWA (LTE Cat M1/LTE Cat NB1/EGPRS) wireless communication module. It provides data connectivity on LTE-TDD/LTE-FDD/GPRS/EGPRS networks, and supports half-duplex operation in LTE networks. It also provides GNSS 1) and voice 2) functionality to meet customers’ specific application demands.

 

BG95 is an embedded LPWA (LTE Cat M1/LTE Cat NB2 3)/EGPRS) wireless communication module. It provides data connectivity on LTE-FDD/GPRS/EGPRS networks, and supports half-duplex operation in LTE networks. It also provides GNSS and voice 2) functionality to meet customers’ specific application demands. BG95 includes seven variants: BG95-M1, BG95-M2, BG95-M3, BG95-N1, BG95-M4*, BG95-M5* and BG95-MF4).

 

BG95 and BG96 are designed as compatible products. Customers can choose a suitable module according to specific application requirements. The compatible design guideline ensures a smooth migration between the modules for customers’ products.

 

Table 1: Module General Information

 

Module Packaging Dimensions Description
 BG96  102-pin LGA  26.5mm × 22.5mm ×2.3mm  LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1/
 EGPRS module
 BG95  102-pin LGA  23.6mm × 19.9mm × 2.2mm  LTE Cat M1/Cat NB2/
 EGPRS module

 

Table 2: Frequency Bands and GNSS Types of BG95 and BG96 Modules

 

Module Supported Bands LTE Bands Power Class GNSS 1)
 BG96

 Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25 5)/B26*/B28
 LTE-TDD:
 B39
 Cat NB1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25 5)/B26*/B28
 EGPRS:
 850/900/1800/1900MHz

 Power Class 3 (23dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-M1  Cat M1 Only:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B27/
 B28/B66/B85
 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-M2  Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/
 B27/B28/B66/B85
 Cat NB2:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B66/
 B71/B85
 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-M3  Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B27/
 B28/B66/B85
 Cat NB2:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/
 B28/B66/B71/B85
 EGPRS:
 850/900/1800/1900MHz
 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-N1

 Cat NB2 Only:
 LTE FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/
 B28/B66/B71/B85
 

 

 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-M4*  Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B27/
 B28/B31/B66/B72/B73/B85
 Cat NB2:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B31/
 B66/B72/B73/B85
 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-M5*  Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B27/
 B28/B66/B85
 Cat NB2:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B66/
 B71/B85
 EGPRS:
 850/900/1800/1900MHz
 Power Class 3 (23dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS
 BG95-MF 4)  Cat M1:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B14/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B27/
 B28/B66/B85
 Cat NB2:
 LTE-FDD:
 B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/
 B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/
 B28/B66/B71/B85
 Wi-Fi (For Positioning Only):
 2.4GHz
 Power Class 5 (21dBm)  GPS,
 GLONASS,
 BeiDou/Compass,
 Galileo, QZSS

 

Note:

1. 1) GNSS function of BG96 is optional.
2. 2) BG96 supports VoLTE (Voice over LTE) under LTE Cat M1. BG95 supports VoLTE (Voice overLTE) under LTE Cat M1 and CS voice under GSM. The voice function of BG95 is under development.
3. 3) LTE Cat NB2 is backward compatible with LTE Cat NB1.
4. 4) BG95-MF are under planning. Details of them are currently not included and will be added in a future release of this document.
5. 5) LTE B25 is supported on BG96 with R1.2 hardware version.
6. “*” means under development.

 

 

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