Outperforms Galaxy S7 by almost 2x
There is one generally incorrect conception that Wi-Fi is fast enough and that Wi-Fi is simply fast enough. The reality is that Fudzilla managed to prove that a Google Pixel phone powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and Qualcomm Wi-Fi scores almost twice the performance of the Galaxy S7 phone.
Qualcomm executives confirm
It turns out that Telstra in Australia is just the first one to launch the 1 Gigabit LTE network. They are not alone as according to Qualcomm’s EVP there are 15 more operators working on the implementation of the new technology
Netgear simplifies WiFi for small installations
Netgear has just announced its latest Wave 2 Business Access Point, the WAC510. This Access Points is designed to to deliver high performance for small businesses, such as cafés, doctors' offices and other service industry locations.
It is finally happening
Telstra in Australia was the first company to launch both 600 Mbps and 1Gbps networks but it looks like T-Mobile in the US plans to launch 1Gbps in 2017 too.
Snapdragon X50 comes next year
Qualcomm has surprised the audience at the 4G/5G summit this week in Hong Kong by launching the world’s first 5G modem. The Snapdragon X50, as it is called, supports operations in the millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band.
2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power
Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.
Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it
Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.