Samsung Is Dominating The 5G Market, Accounts For Three-Quarters Of Shipments
In 2019, we saw the release of a handful of 5G smartphones. It wasn’t as many as we would like, but you know what, that actually worked out in Samsung’s favor. According to a report from IHS Markit, they claim that based on their numbers, it seems that Samsung has come out on top as far as 5G is concerned.

5G iPhones Might Not See Too Big Of An Increase In Price
5G iPhones are expected to arrive next year and we’re sure that there are some who might be concerned about price. Apple’s iPhones already do not come cheap and the inclusion of new 5G tech probably as some worried that we could see yet another increase in price, but analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn’t believe that the price hike will be too drastic.

Not All Of 2020’s iPhones Will Come With 5G
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple could be launching 5G iPhones in 2020. Some have also suggested that there could be as many as four 5G iPhones in 2020, but not everyone agrees. According to Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang, he believes that not all of 2020’s iPhones could be coming with the tech.

Apple Reportedly Cutting Back iPhone 11 Production In Anticipation Of iPhone 12
Apple will be launching their next-gen iPhone in 2020, which at the moment is tentatively known as the iPhone 12. The iPhone 12 will come with a host of new features, but it seems that the features might be big enough where customers are apparently hold off on buying the iPhone 11, so much so that Apple could be cutting back on production.

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Qualcomm Helping Apple Develop 5G iPhones As Fast As They Can
According to reports, it has been suggested that Qualcomm will be the company responsible to supply the 5G modems to Apple for 5G iPhones that could arrive in 2020. Apple has yet to confirm their 5G plans, but it seems that during Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit, the company’s CEO pretty much confirmed that they are working with Apple.

Apple’s Acquisition Of Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business Has Been Completed
Earlier this year, Apple announced that they would be acquiring Intel’s smartphone modem business, essentially confirming that the company could eventually start building its own smartphone modems which in turn reduces the company’s reliance and dependence on others, like Qualcomm.

Apple Could Launch Four iPhones In 2020
For the past few years, Apple has launched three iPhones on an annual basis. However, come 2020, Apple is expected to launch as many as four iPhone units. This is according to JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee who claims that for Apple’s fall update cycle, the company could launch as many as four new models.

Dual SIM 5G Smartphones Could Be Coming In 2020
These days, finding a dual SIM smartphone is pretty easy, whereby both SIM card slots can support dual LTE connectivity. The same cannot be said for 5G, at least not yet, but MediaTek thinks that come 2020, we can start to expect dual SIM 5G smartphones thanks to the company’s new Dimensity 5G system-on-chip.

Intel And MediaTek Team Up To Bring 5G To PCs
Our mobile connectivity has evolved greatly from the early days, where we would need to connect a cable to our computers to get internet. These days, we are given more options such as WiFi or even cellular connectivity, where we are seeing laptops come with the option to connect to the internet over 4G.

Pirelli Develops Smart Tyres That Can Inform Other Vehicles Of Road Conditions
The tyres on our cars are extremely important where the size and grip of the tyres really helps to determine our driving experience. It also impacts the safety of the car, where some tyres are considered to be “better” than others for certain road conditions. Now it looks like Pirelli is taking things to the next level by developing smart and connected tyres that use 5G to relay information.

T-Mobile’s 5G Plans Will Start At $15 A Month
Thinking of signing up for a 5G plan? Given that new technologies tend to be expensive, we’re sure that there are some who might be worried that 5G could cost a lot more than 4G plans. It turns out that might not necessarily be the case. T-Mobile has recently announced that they will be launching 5G prepaid plans that will cost as little as $15 a month.

Qualcomm Might Have Confirmed That 5G iPhones Are Coming In 2020
Come 2020, Apple is finally expected to hop on board the 5G bandwagon, with some reports claiming as many as four 5G models. It was largely expected that the 5G iPhones would only arrive in 2021, but due to Apple coming to a settlement agreement with Qualcomm, this is said to facilitate the early arrival of 5G iPhones.

UK Could Allow Huawei To Supply Equipment For Its 5G Network
As it stands, the US government has banned Huawei from supplying equipment for its 5G networks. They have also called upon their allies to do the same, where they cite national security concerns where there is the fear that somehow, Huawei’s equipment could allow China backdoor access.

OnePlus 7T Pro 5G Will Be Coming To The US, But Only For T-Mobile
OnePlus seems to have employed a rather strange strategy this year, where the OnePlus 7 was not released for the US market. Instead, the company chose to launch the Pro variant of the phone stateside. That strategy was later reversed when OnePlus announced the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro, where the former would be releasing stateside and that the latter wouldn’t.