Qualcomm has introduced its 5G modem and partnered with 18 OEMs also including Vivo and Oppo to bring 5G-ready Smartphones.
One of the leading chipset manufacturer Qualcomm is working on the development of a new modem. As per reports, it will be called Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem and smartphones built with this chipset are in process for manufacture. As of now, 18 top smartphone manufacturers are working with Qualcomm to develop this new technology.
Companies in Collab With Qualcomm
Officially for now Asus, Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Connected Technologies Limited, Xiaomi, Oppo, HMD Global , HTC, Novatel Wireless, LG, NetComm Wireless, NETGEAR, Sharp Corporation, Sierra Wireless, Sony Mobile, Telit, Wingtech, WNC, Vivo and ZTE are currently working with Qualcomm to make this modem a reality as soon as possible. 5G connectivity on mobile devices will make connectivity faster.
First Phones with 5G Connectivity
Apple and Huawei are currently not on the list, but there has been an announcement from Huawei about a phone to launch soon in 2018. It might be the same Qualcomm model, but nothing is certain as of now. Besides Huawei, Oppo claims that it will be the first company to launch a 5G smartphone worldwide. Samsung is also known to work with Qualcomm and to soon provide high-speed connectivity 5G devices. On top of it, ZTE’s CEO also made an announcement about a new upcoming device. It will be the first 5G phone from ZTE, and it will be released in selected countries either at the end of 2018 or the beginning of 2019.
Result of 5G
Snapdragon x50 will result in better browsing speed, download speed, high definition video or voice calls and stream online content without much buffer. Above all this, this new modem will also ensure seamless connectivity with the cloud account of the users. 5G will also result in high speed Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 360-degree video streaming and also connecting the same 5G device with the PC or laptop for the faster internet connectivity.