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IHS: Huawei Balong 5000 5G modem “far from ideal” compared to competitors

IHS Markit released a paper today comparing the Huawei Balong 5000 5G modem to its main competitors from Qualcomm and Samsung.

Qualcomm says 30 devices will use its Snapdragon X50 5G modem this year

Qualcomm proudly announced at CES that this year there will be more than 30 devices from global OEMs using its Snapdragon X50 5G modem.

Timing shock for T-Mobile’s 600MHz and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50

From what Qualcomm has impressed the media with, it seems that T-Mobile’s customers will be chomping at the bit for 5G towers to use.

OnePlus CEO gives cold truths on 5G: costlier phones, roaming blocks

Pete Lau was excited to announce a big carrier partnership on 5G, but warns that the road ahead for consumers will be a tad challenging.

Telstra makes 5G boasts with HTC, Ericsson, ZTE, Netgear and Qualcomm

Ericsson helped with a 5G video call, HTC has a hub, Netgear has another hub and ZTE has a test phone. All of it’s powered by Qualcomm.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 introduced

It’s here for 5G and cheer. Qualcomm has launched its latest systems-on-a-chip with a battery of artificial intelligence enhancements.

AT&T confirms it will carry same Samsung 5G phone Verizon announced

AT&T and Verizon will be 5G buddies as they launch mobile service with the Samsung phone. While some certainty is achieved, many questions remain.

Verizon confirms its first native 5G smartphone will be from Samsung

Whether it will be the Galaxy S10 is yet to be known, but what it does leave us wondering, based on the litany of leaks, is whether a 4G-only version comes.
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HTC 5G hotspot coming to Sprint in 2019

AT&T recently announced a 5G mobile hotspot for use on its burgeoning network… Sprint is following with a device from HTC.
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Moto Z4, codenamed “Odin,” could follow same path as Moto Z3

We’ve got a spill on the specs and some interesting notes on how the more things change, the more Moto stays the same. So it goes for a Moto Z3 successor.
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Is an HTC 5G phone in the cards? Chip testing is underway

It’s not clear if HTC is testing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile chipset with the optional 5G-capable X50 modem. It should come out next year.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Fusion ‘platform’ is definitely in the works, including Snapdragon X50 modem

Qualcomm’s next-gen flagship smartphone SoC is apparently called Snapdragon 855 Fusion rather than just Snapdragon 855, integrating the Snapdragon X50 5G modem.

Qualcomm signs a whole bunch of OEM and carrier partners for 5G phones and networks

Qualcomm will be at the forefront of 5G innovation, alongside smartphone manufacturers like HTC, LG and Xiaomi, as well as a long list of global mobile operators.

Qualcomm makes true 5G connectivity possible in Snapdragon X50 modem tests

5G speeds are still a distant dream for regular mobile device users, but Qualcomm has crossed the barrier in its Snapdragon X50 modem tests.

Qualcomm brings Gigabit Class LTE and 5G speeds closer with router and modem launches

Qualcomm is at the forefront of Gigabit Class LTE and 5G network technology breakthroughs, unveiling an exciting new router and modem.