Qualcomm has the 5G patent quality lead
5G has already started happening in many parts of the world. Early adopters have already started rolling out their 5G networks in 2019, while there will be a lot more traction in 2020. Years before 5G started to materialize, many companies had to come up with very smart ideas on how to make 5G possible. Some of the obvious elephants in the room a few years back were the ability to make things much faster, how to reduce latency and how to make mmWave work.
Just because Qualcomm insists does not mean we have to use it
Phones are starting to trickle onto the market with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G functionality, however manufacturers are reluctant to switch it on yet.
ROG Phone 3, Zenphone 7, Legion Gaming Phone, and more
During its "What’s Next in 5G" hosted by Qualcomm's CEO Steve Mollenkopf and President Cristiano Amon, Qualcomm revealed several next-gen technologies, but also reflect on devices powered by its own Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, revealing some announced, but also some unannounced upcoming smartphones.
Teases Sony Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro with mmWave
Although its official MWC 2020 event was canceled, that did not stop Sony from announcing two new flagship smartphones, Snapdragon 865-powered the Xperia 1 II (Xperia One Mark Two) for sub-6GHz 5G, as well as the Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro, aimed at the professional market and with mmWave.
Up to 7.5 Gbps download, 3 Gbps upload
Qualcomm tends to introduce its latest modems just shortly before the Mobile World Congress time, and the company just launched its third generation 5G modem simply called X60.
While we have a monopoly we do not abuse it
Qualcomm has been telling a US judge how it does not abuse its monopoly in the smartphone chip business.
It's a Redmi K30 in disguise
It appears that earlier leaks were spot on as Poco has just announced its latest Poco X2 smartphone in India, and this Redmi K30 clone seems to be a worthy successor to the Poco F1 (Pocophone F1).
Entry-level SD 460, SD 662, and the gaming-oriented SD 720G
Qualcomm has announced three Snapdragon mobile chipset to cover the entry-leve and mid-range smartphone markets, the Snapdragon 460, Snapdragon 662, and the gaming-oriented Snapdragon 720G.
8CX with X55 millimeter waves
Lenovo and Qualcomm have announced a 5G enabled laptop at Computex 2019 under the codename Project Limitless, and at CES 2020, the company finally shared a bitfewdetails about it. It is arriving in spring 2020.
MADFINGER Games looking forward to those new features
Qualcomm's latest announced regarding new Snapdragon Elite Gaming features has certainly got our attention but we wanted to hear an opinion from one of the mobile game developers, MADFINGER Games.