$75 more in China
China's vendors are likely to adopt a pricing strategy selling their 5G smartphones at about $74 more than their current price ranges to increase profitability in 2019.
Qualcomm RF front end too
CES 2019 press conferences are firing in series and this is traditionally one of the business weeks in the year. Qualcomm took the time to announce quite a few Automotive breakthroughs and the fact that they power 30+ 5G designs expected in 2019.
Numbers and marketing going to make everything look rubbish
It is starting to look like 5G is not providing the expected improvements and the first launches of the technology are mostly on paper - at least over the pond.
Taiwan IoT Technology and Industry Association warning
Taiwan IoT Technology and Industry Association (TwIoTA). Chairman Frank Huang has warned that it will take years before 5G applications to become popular.
100s of Mbps needed
One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life, and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.
Coming in 1H 2019
Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US, confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.
Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon confirms
Cristiano Amon took the stage at the company’s third technology summit - the second in Maui Hawaii, and showed a 5G prototype phone form-factor device on a live AT&T/Verizon network.
Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem
Samsung will release its first 5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.
December 4, 5 and 6 at 9:00 a.m Hawaii time
The birthplace of the Snapdragon 845 last year, and the birthplace of its successor Snapdragon 855, Maui island in Hawaii, will be where the Third Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit is taking place. For us, that means three out of three.
Ericsson claims it will cover 1.4 billion people
5G will reach more than 40 percent of the world's population and cover 1.5 billion people by the end of 2024, according to the latest mobility report from telecommunications company Ericsson.