Non 5G Kirin 980 is Cortex A75 in 7nm
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Thursday, 10 May 2018 12:13

Non 5G Kirin 980 is Cortex A75 in 7nm


5G Focus on AI 

Huawei has its Kirin chips for its phones and later this year it plans to launch its first 7nm TSMC based Kirin 980.

Foldable 5G Galaxy X rumored for MWC 19
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5G Galaxy S10 in January 2019

Some overly optimistic reports are coming from Samsung’s native Korea claim that the foldable Galaxy X will arrive in late February at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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.

Apple stuck with Intel for modems
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Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:12

Apple stuck with Intel for modems


Apple has painted itself into a corner

Apple's gamble that it could bully Qualcomm into reducing its costs for its broadband chips by using Intel's lower tech options appears to have backfired and now Jobs' Mob is forced to stick with Chipzilla.

Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G
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Friday, 02 March 2018 14:19

Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G


Exclusive: They will wait

After months of investigation we can report with a high level of certainty that Apple doesn’t plan to have 5G capabilities in an iPhone in 2019.

High cost might trouble 5G
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Friday, 02 March 2018 11:16

High cost might trouble 5G


A 5G smartphone will cost $1000 or $5000 for an iPhone

It is starting to look like the arrival of 5G will come at such a high premium it will put a lot off.  Word on the street is that an average 5G smartphone will cost $1,000 dollars which means that super premium phones with an over-the-top mark-up like the iPhone will come in at much higher than that.

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
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Friday, 02 March 2018 09:14

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing


Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835

By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.

Intel’s 5G prototype hides huge external antenna
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So not as ready as the Tame Apple Press claims

Intel has been benefiting from the anti-Qualcomm rhetoric coming from the Tame Apple Press (TAP) over its 5G modems.

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:19

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019


20 OEM designs on X50

Qualcomm just announced the number of OEMs making X50 based phones at a Mobile World Congress 2018 press conference.