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5G On the way

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Qualcomm, an American multinational semiconductor manufacturing company, has declared association with major mobile brands like Xiaomi, Sony, LG, Vivo, Oppo and Asus for manufacturing of 5G-supporting smartphones.

Qualcomm will be using their ‘Snapdragon x50’ 5G NR modem technology for powering 5G to the devices. The technology will ensure faster downloads, fast browsing, reduced buffer time, with more gigabits per second.

Recent Union budget 2018 have mentioned ‘5G’ technology that would be enabled with the help of IIT Madras in different centres across India. ‘5G’ spectrum hence allows transferring 10 times faster data than that of 4G, which further reduces the downloading rate of 4k movies in seconds.

The technology would further spread across different data bearing services like virtual reality, robotics, education and health industry. According to the reports, 2019 would be the expected launching year of the technology.