Mobile Phones: 5G
News & Reviews: 5G
Jan 05, 2021
Many countries are pushing 5G heavily, but 5G devices tend to be more expensive. As a result, chipmakers are starting to make cheaper options like mid-range 5G chipsets. Now, Qualcomm has gone one step further by unveiling the entry-level 5G chipset - the Snapdragon 480.
Dec 22, 2020
With the year coming to a close, we start to look back on all the things that have happened this year. Pandemic aside, there were plenty of things that many would consider dumbfounding or just sad, and that applies to tech as well.
In that vein, we decided to look back at some of the saddest and worst tech news for 2020. Maybe you'll find it just as dumb as we did, but without further ado let's take a look!
Dec 02, 2020
During Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020, Qualcomm has officially unveiled the Snapdragon 888 5G chipset, which comes equipped with 5G connectivity, as well as the 6th Gen Qualcomm AI processor to aid users in various tasks. To go into more detail, the aforementioned chip is able to achieve up to 26 TOPS (tera operations per second) which is one of the highest to date.
Nov 23, 2020
5G may not be widely commercialized yet around the world, but smartphone brands have been pushing a lot of 5G devices ever since early 2020 like no tomorrow. Despite that, consumers have been getting 5G devices for "future proof" and Counterpoint, a Technology Market Research company have released the top-selling 5G phones of 2020.
Nov 20, 2020
As announced by the government yesterday regarding the 5G movement, the Penang State Government's plan is also aligned with the timeline. They plan to turn Penang into a "Gigabit City" by 2022 and all industrial areas will be covered with 5G connectivity.
MCMC plans to launch 5G by the end of 2022, and no SIRIM certification for non-4G VoLTE devices in 2021Nov 19, 2020
Recently at the government's meeting in the Malaysia Houses of Parliament, Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said that they will be ready to launch 5G connectivity by the end of 2022 or early 2023. He stated that there would be no plans to launch until they have a clear and detailed plan for the objective.
Nov 18, 2020
With Donald Trump's defeat at the latest USA election, Joe Biden will be the next US President soon. While there are no plans announced on fixing the mess that Trump created over the few months, Huawei is now hoping that the United Kingdom can reconsider the ban on their 5G equipment.
Nov 12, 2020
After hearing several rumours, Samsung's first 5nm chipset Exynos 1080 has finally debuted in China today. Not only that, it looks like the rumour saying that the vivo X60 will become the first device to have it might also come true, as the company has announced vivo as the strategic partner for the chipset. Now, let's come find out how powerful is the new Exynos 1080!
Nov 03, 2020
After parting ways with TSMC, HUAWEI has secured a big stock of Dimensity chipsets from MediaTek, as discovered from the chip manufacturer's quarterly results. Now, it is reported that HUAWEI might soon announce a bunch of smartphones that come with MediaTek's chipsets.
Oct 29, 2020
Based on a statement by gizmochina, it seems that the US will once again be allowed to supply chips to China, provided that the components are not being used for 5G. Furthermore, it seems that more than 300 companies including major names like Samsung, Qualcomm, and MediaTek had applied for a license in order to do business with Huawei.