Tesla Model Y starts at $47K in late 2020
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And in Europe will cost €56.000 in early 2021

Tesla has announced its next car and simply calls it Tesla Y. This is a higher version of Tesla 3 that has a similar interior - read no interior but a single 15inch tablet - but is slated to have three sitting rows and a range of 300 miles (482 km). Elon doesn’t tell you that a fully self-driving vehicle costs an additional $8,000 in the US and  €9,200 in Europe.

Not only Apple, but Huawei and Samsung may benefit from the FTC’s actions
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One arm of the US government is helping Apple, China, and Korea

The FTC and a coalition of tech giants, led by Apple, Huawei, Samsung, Intel, and LG, are fighting Qualcomm, more specifically, against the chipmaker’s licensing model and business practices.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G is out
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Extreme battery life with Snapdragon X55 modem

Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm, just announced that the Snapdragon 8cx Always-Connected PC platform will get a 5G version. The Snapdragon 8cx SoC is matched with the Snapdragon X55 modem to support SA, NSA, and up to 7Gbps downloads speeds.

Qualcomm announces integrated 5G SoC
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Next-gen MSM and 3rd gen modem

Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm, has just announced the world first MSM platform that will have 5G integrated. He didn’t name it but it will feature the 3rd generation modem, that will follow up on the X55.

Pixelworks Iris 5 to improve future smartphone displays
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HDR10/HDR10+ Tone Mapping, smooth gaming 

Pixelworks recently scored a strategic agreement with HDM Nokia and just days before MWC the company announced its 5th generation Iris. Now, the company announced its next generation power efficient premier processor for mobile devices.

Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ RFSoC is an adaptable RF radio platform
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Single chip for 5G Wireless, Cable Access and Radar Applications

Xilinx was one of the winners of the 4G  battle because of its involvement in 4G adaptable solutions for the infrastructure and the fact that the infrastructure changes in order to accommodate the new 3GPP standards.

OnePlus 5G with Snapdragon 855 arrives in Q2 19
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On Finnish carrier Elisa

Finland is the land of Nokia and Nokia is a big player in the 5G infrastructure. This is why Finnish telecommunication carrier Elisa plans to launch a OnePlus 5G enabled device in the second quarter of 2019.

Samsung S10, 10+, 5G and fold are a Qualcomm win
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855, 5G, ultrasonic sensor

The Galaxy S10 series and the Galaxy Fold are the next chapter in Samsung’s history and the company decided to use multiple Qualcomm products to power the S10, 10+ and the Galaxy S10 5G.

Snapdragon X55 2nd gen 5G modem is out
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7Gbps supports 2G to 5G

2019 is the year of real 5G and companies like Qualcomm are enabling at least 20+ operators, 20 OEM building 5G partners and 30+ commercial 5G products to launch. The X50 was announced in 2016 and shipping to partners for a while and will enable the first wave of 5G devices. Snapdragon X55 is enabling the missing features and complementing the 5G offering.

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G
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From the house of Qualcomm

Next week will be a great leap forward in the 5G journey for the whole industry and we just wanted to set one thing straight. It turns out that Snapdragon 855 will be the only application processor SoC from Qualcomm for 5G phones and that 845 remains 4G only.