5G will cost users a fair bit more
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Monday, 21 January 2019 12:37

5G will cost users a fair bit more


$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 has 30+ 5G designs
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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 10:10

Qualcomm has 30+ 5G designs


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.

5G looking like a fiasco over the pond
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Monday, 31 December 2018 10:51

5G looking like a fiasco over the pond


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.

5G will take years to become popular
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Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:41

5G will take years to become popular


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.

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive
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Thursday, 06 December 2018 04:02

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive


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.

Samsung confirms Snapdragon 855 is its 5G answer
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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.

Snapdragon 5G phones to arrive in Q2 2019
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 20:13

Snapdragon 5G phones to arrive in Q2 2019


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.

Samsung will have 5G by next year
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:33

Samsung will have 5G by next year


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.

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 23:05

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again


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.

5G will reach 40 percent of the world by 2024
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:41

5G will reach 40 percent of the world by 2024


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.