MediaTek 5G chip will be announced on November 26, will power 5G phones in 2020

At the MediaTek Summit in San Diego, the company teased its upcoming 5G chip with the model number MT6885Z. It also confirmed that it will introduce the chip on November 26th. At the Computex 2019 in Taiwan back in May the company’s already said that the 5G SoC will be built using 7nm FinFET process technology and MediaTek Helio M70 5G modem built in, and we can expect the full specifications of this chip at the event.

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China reportedly starting development of 6G technology

With 5G barely out being deployed to the world, news has come from China that it has started looking into 6G development. China has just turned on its 5G networks this month, being one of the very few countries with 5G deployed and now has reportedly set its eyes on 6G.

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OnePlus, Qualcomm and Ericsson showcase 5G Cloud Gaming at IMC 2019

OnePlus, in partnership with Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and Ericsson is set to showcase the power of the upcoming 5G technology at India Mobile Congress (IMC), 2019. It will offer users real time experiences at the event, through its latest OnePlus 7 Pro 5G smartphones displayed at Qualcomm Technologies’ booth till Wednesday, 16 October 2019.

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Jio and Samsung demo virtual classroom, massive full HD content streaming and more 5G use cases at IMC 2019

At the ongoing Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019, Reliance Jio and Samsung are showcasing several use cases of 5G as well as advanced 4G LTE and 5G technology used in combination as a dual-connected mode network. These demonstrations are designed to show use cases that can benefit customers and enterprises. Continue reading “Jio and Samsung demo virtual classroom, massive full HD content streaming and more 5G use cases at IMC 2019”

USB4 Specification confirmed — Based on Thunderbolt, offers 40 Gbps speed

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has published USB4 specification, a major update to USB 3.2, after it was announced. The USB4 architecture is based on the Thunderbolt protocol specification recently contributed by Intel Corporation to the USB Promoter Group. The group also has Apple Inc., Hewlett-Packard Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Renesas Corporation, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments, in addition to Intel. USB4 doubles the maximum aggregate bandwidth of USB and enables multiple simultaneous data and display protocols.

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Upcoming HONOR V30 and Redmi K30 smartphones will support 5G

Several companies have started rolling out 5G smartphones especially in China. Last week Vivo iQOO Pro 5G was announced, Xiaomi is expected to introduce Mi 9S with 5G support next month, next-gen Vivo NEX will also support 5G.
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OnePlus 7 Pro 5G achieves peak download speed of nearly 700Mbps in speed test, beats Samsung, LG and OPPO

Generally, the OnePlus phones are known for their speed and performance, but the upcoming one could surpass them all if I am not wrong. Recently, RootMetrics research took place on the EE network in early June in London. Continue reading “OnePlus 7 Pro 5G achieves peak download speed of nearly 700Mbps in speed test, beats Samsung, LG and OPPO”

Interview with Prasanna Gokhale, CTO, ACT Fibernet

We interviewed Prasanna Gokhale who is the Chief Technology Officer at ACT Fibernet. The company previous known as ACT Broadband has been offering high speed internet services in India for quite some time and it has been offering speeds which other players rarely offer. In this interview, we discuss High-Speed broadband, Gigabit internet, ACT Fibernet’s expansion plans, streaming devices and more.

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Samsung On-Device AI technology for AI Deep Learning announced

Earlier last month, Samsung expanded its proprietary NPU technology development and also delivered an update to the same. At the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), the company introduced its On-Device AI lightweight algorithm and today, Samsung has announced an update to the same.

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e-SIM-based device shipments to reach nearly 2 billion units by 2025

e-SIM enabled smartphones are gaining momentum gradually and telecom operators in India like Airtel, Jio is also offering the same. In similar lines, today, Counterpoint Research Analysis has released a new report regarding the global shipments of e-SIM based devices and it also includes their findings of a potential rise in the adoption of integrated SIM-based solutions.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 said to come in two variants, support LPDDR5X RAM

Update: Snapdragon 865 variants are said to come in two versions condenamed ‘Kona’ and ‘Huracan’, one with integrated X55 5G modem  and the other one without it. It is also said to support LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 3.0 storage.

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Realme 5G smartphone will launch later this year

OPPO and OnePlus have introduced their 5G smartphones this year, now Realme has confirmed that it will launch 5G smartphones globally this year. This was confirmed by Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth after a meeting with Realme founder Sky Li.  Continue reading “Realme 5G smartphone will launch later this year”

Paytm SoundBox First Look — Offline payments made easy

Paytm, an Indian e-commerce payment system and digital wallet company launched its own wallet i.e., Paytm wallet in 2014. It is being widely used by many users, retailers and more to send/receive money easily. Now, Paytm is testing a nifty new device known as Paytm SoundBox that is aimed to streamline offline payment systems and is tailored for retailers as well as customers. We spent some time with the SoundBox, and here is the first look.

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MediaTek 5G 7nm SoC with built-in Helio M70 5G multi-mode modem announced

MediaTek at the Computex 2019 in Taiwan today announced the company’s first 5G SoC built using 7nm FinFET process technology and MediaTek Helio M70 5G modem built in. It uses the latest Cortex-A77 CPU, Mali-G77 GPU and MediaTek’s most advanced AI processing unit (APU).  The multi-mode 5G chipset is for 5G stand alone and non-stand alone (SA/NSA) sub-6GHz networks. It supports connectivity from 2G to 4G to bridge existing network access while 5G networks roll out globally.

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Lenovo Project Limitless world’s first 5G PC powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform announced

Lenovo at the Computex 2019 in Taipei announced Project Limitless, which calls as the world’s first 5G  always-on, always-connected PC, powered by new Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem. Lenovo did not share any specification of the device yet, but the prototype shows a convertible design, large screen and a fingerprint sensor.

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