Samsung S10 codenames and SKUs emerge
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:07

Samsung S10 codenames and SKUs emerge


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.

Vivo shows 5G version of NEX S
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Tuesday, 11 September 2018 14:23

Vivo shows 5G version of NEX S


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.

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA
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Friday, 07 September 2018 10:26

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA


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.

Qualcomm won’t be in the 2018 iPhone
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Thursday, 26 July 2018 15:07

Qualcomm won’t be in the 2018 iPhone


Apple lover stuck with slower choice

Qualcomm has been signaling since the beginning of the 2018 that it might not end up in Apple's iPhone 2018 and at its last financial conference call it officially confirmed it.

Huawei 5G phone to arrive in 2H 19
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Tuesday, 29 May 2018 10:41

Huawei 5G phone to arrive in 2H 19


Lagging behind

Huawei plans to make CPE ((customer premises equipment)  infrastructure devices in the first half of 2019 but it looks like 5G for phones won’t happen before 2H 2019.

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm
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Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:03

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm


Will be finished this year

3GPP has locked the 5G standard and Qualcomm’s first 5G modem, called the X50, will enter production in the latter part of the year. It is a 10nm chip that goes arm in arm with Snapdragon 855.

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019
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Monday, 16 April 2018 17:10

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019


Not an early adopter

Apple is known for not being an early adopter when it comes to new wireless standards. According to people close to the matter, Apple 2019 iPhone won’t have 5G capability. Intel might even be ready with its 5G PC solution.

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:01

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50


Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps
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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:59

Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps


Triples the speed from last demo

Snapdragon X24 is a huge step forward getting the connection on your phone up to 2 Gbps, but 5G will be faster. Qualcomm has just announced that an X50 modem can get you to 4.51 Gbps speeds and probably faster by the launch day.

5G gets its logo
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Friday, 10 February 2017 11:22

5G gets its logo


The spec still has to be locked down 

3GPP, 3rd Generation Partnership Project, has launched the 3GPP official 5G logo and said that it should have the spec sorted out by 2018.