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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2021
If you recall, our Prime Minister Muhyiddin announced that 5G connectivity will be ready by the end of 2021. While the tech community are taking it with a dose of salt, it is quite evident that 3G is phasing out as both Celcom and unifi will shut it down gradually. That said, there are still plenty of 3G-only users especially in the rural areas of Malaysia.
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2021
Today, Digital National Berhad (DNB) has announced that it has chosen to partner with Ericsson to develop 5G mobile network in Malaysia. It is said that Ericsson was chosen due to its lower cost at RM11 billion, compared to others which offer their works at around RM15 billion in the industry.
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2021
Samsung has released a new memory chip today and it's said to be a perfect fit for 5G low-cost devices. The new LPDDR5 uMCP (UFS-based MCP) is a multichip package that combines the company’s fastest LPDDR5 DRAM with the latest UFS 3.1 NAND flash in a single package. Currently, the product is the first such smartphone memory solution appearing in the industry.
Last Updated: May 13, 2021
The Mediatek Dimesity 900 chipset that is said to perform better than Qualcomm's Snapdragon 768G chipset has arrived today. The new processor is the latest member of the Dimensity 5G SoC lineup and it is based on a high performance 6nm process.
Last Updated: May 10, 2021
It seems that Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently mentioned that Apple might be releasing iPhones equipped with their own in-house designed 5G modem somewhere around 2023. While not much is known in regards to the Malaysia release date of the said phone, it does give us a better idea of what to expect when it is available in the local market.
Last Updated: May 07, 2021
Based on a statement by gizmochina.com, it seems that China will most likely be spearheading the development of 6G network as the country currently holds more patents compared to the US. But that’s not all, additional reports also state that Apple, as well as Samsung, are also ramping up the development of 6G network as well.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2021
It seems that a statement from techradar.com hints that a report from Strategy Analytics hints that Apple, OPPO, and vivo holds the top spot for the highest 5G smartphone market share in Q1 2021 at 30.2%, 16.1%, and 14.5% respectively. With that in mind, we can expect 5G capable smartphones to gain popularity as 5G coverage improves with time.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2021
Most of you are familiar know about MediaTek, Qualcomm, and Samsung chipsets. But what about smaller companies like Unisoc? Unisoc is a Chinese chipset manufacturer and it just announced its new Tanggula 7 series, which are 5G chipsets for mid-range devices.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2021
While we have a plethora of 5G smartphones in the current market, 5G technology has yet to take off commercially (at least at a global scale). So in the meantime, we got some news that Huawei is already working on 6G technology.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2021
If you are familiar with realme, you would know by now that they are quite aggressive in marketing. Apart from releasing new phones every month, the company is also on a mission to implement 5G technology on several upcoming smartphones. To support this, they are investing and setting up new Research and Development centres for 5G.