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.
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.
Live X50 and next gen chipset with Ericsson
Qualcomm showcased 5G with Ericsson with real 5G over the Band 7 spectrum playing video. This is the first public demonstration and Cristiano Amon said that this is the unannounced chipset.
5G, Qualcomm and Exynos mix
The chaps at XDA developers have got their hands on a Galaxy S9+ Android 9.0 / Pie ROM and found proof and the codenames for existing and future Galaxy S10 phones.
Joins Oppo, Xiaomi, Moto 5G cover
It looks like China based smartphone manufacturers are taking 5G very seriously. In recent weeks, Oppo and Xiaomi showed their versions of high-end phones running 5G NR and now Vivo has done the same.
Qualcomm and Ericsson to blame
The 5G NR standard defined by 3GPP Rel-15 spec has made a giant leap forward. Qualcomm and Ericsson managed to successfully conduct the first 3GPP compliant 5G NR mmWave over the air call with a Mobile Form Factor Device. Try squeeze all that all in a headline.
No 5G NR form factor devices yet
The IFA consumer trade show has just finished, and we wanted to share a bit about 5G with focus on the big silicon manufacturers. Both Samsung and Huawei didn’t show anything at the show, while both companies reassured us that they will have something later.
Wants 3 EUR per device
Nokia is one of the big three players that owns a significant portions of standard essential patents (SEP) for 5G and the company expects to charge around three Euro per device.
Snapdragon Takes Aim at 5G with 7nm SoC
Qualcomm just sent out the official press release saying it has started sampling its next generation mobile platform for consumers in 7nm. This 7nm platform can be paired with Snapdragon X50 5G modem creating the first 5G capable mobile platform for premium tier smartphones and other mobile devices.