Tag Archives: 5G

LG V50 ThinQ 5G release date will be later than we thought

We were expecting to see the LG V50 ThinQ 5G phone release on April 19, after its MWC 2019 launch, but it seems problems with the handset’s 5G functionality have pushed that date back. In a post on its Newsroom, LG has announced that the LG V50 ThinQ 5G’s release …

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Huawei has no plans to supply Apple with 5G modem chips

Huawei has cast doubt on its founder’s claims that the company could supply rival Apple with 5G modem chips. The Chinese mobile giant has an in-house semiconductor division that creates chipsets for Huawei mobile phones and other products, including the Balong 5000 5G modem detailed in January. However, Huawei has …

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Intel abandons plans for 5G smartphone modems

Intel is abandoning plans to build 5G modems for smartphones after it reportedly missed a number of deadlines for development of a chip that would have powered the first next generation iPhone next year. Apple was apparently so concerned about delays to the XMM 8160 5G modem chip that it …

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We might see iPhone 5G in 2020 after all

We weren’t holding out much hope in seeing a 5G iPhone before 2021, due to Apple’s ongoing legal battles with Qualcomm, which makes tech for iPhones as well as 5G modems, but a surprising turn of events means we might see the ‘iPhone 5G’ in 2020 after all. Apple and …

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Huawei agrees 40 5G contracts

Huawei has shrugged off its recent difficulties by signing up more mobile operators as 5G customers. The Chinese telecoms equipment giant had agreed 40 commercial 5G deals by the end of March and has now shipped more than 45,000 5G base stations. Rotating CEO Ken Hu confirmed the figures during …

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