Job Listing Hints At Apple’s Plans To Make Their Own Modems

Apple is generally known as a company that largely likes to rely on itself for both hardware and software, which is why they design their own phones, their own chipsets used in their own phones, their own software that runs their phones and their computers, and so on. This is why it never really surprised us to hear that they might want to make their own modems.

OnePlus 5G Smartphone Will Be Released By End Of May 2019

OnePlus has confirmed that they will be launching a 5G smartphone come 2019, but when exactly in 2019 will the phone launch? Speaking to CNET in an interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has revealed that the company is hoping to launch it by the end of May 2019, where he also seems to acknowledge that the phone might not sell as well as previous launches.

5G Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 To Feature Snapdragon 855

Xiaomi launched the Mi Mix 3 handset a couple of months ago and the one that’s available right now doesn’t have 5G support. However, with 5G networks due to go live in a few months, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has confirmed that it will be releasing a 5G variant of the Mi Mix 3. This variant will be powered by the recently announced Snapdragon 855 mobile platform from Qualcomm.

OnePlus Trying To Keep Its 5G Smartphone Under $1,000

Earlier OnePlus CEO made an appearance at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit where he announced that they would be one of the first to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 platform, in which one of the features of the platform is the support for 5G. The company had previously confirmed plans for a 5G smartphone, but now more details are being revealed.


OnePlus Will Be The First To Use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Chipset [Update]

Update – OnePlus has since clarified that they won’t be the first, but will be one of the first to use the Snapdragon 855. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset will be the company’s flagship chipset for 2019, and as expected many smartphone makers will be using the chipset for their flagship phones as well. However in an interesting announcement, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took to the stage at Qualcomm’s event in Hawaii […]

AT&T Will Get Two Samsung 5G Phones In 2019

Verizon was the first to confirm this week that it will begin selling a 5G smartphone from Samsung in the first half of 2019. AT&T followed up with its own announcement yesterday, saying that it will also have a Samsung 5G phone to sell next year. The carrier has now said that it will actually have two 5G phones from Samsung on offer.

Sprint Says They’re Working With Samsung On A 5G Phone

Recently Verizon announced that they were working with Samsung to bring a 5G smartphone to the market in the first half of 2019. For a while it seemed almost like an exclusive, but later AT&T announced that they were also working with Samsung to bring a 5G smartphone to the market.

Qualcomm Expects 5G Flagships From Every Android Maker By End 2019

At the rate carriers are gearing up to launch 5G, it’s safe to say that at least as far as the US market is concerned, many can start to look forward to 5G coverage in most major cities in 2019. However this begs the question of which devices are expected to be capable of taking advantage of the new technology?

Verizon To Launch Its ‘True’ 5G Hotspot In 2019

We imagine that it will probably be a while before we start to see 5G coverage become more common and widely available, similar to back in the day when 4G was still relatively new. However if you want to take advantage of 5G but don’t have a 5G-enabled handset, not to worry as Verizon has you covered.

5G Samsung Phone Will Also Be Available From AT&T In 2019

Verizon confirmed yesterday that it will be offering a 5G Samsung phone when its next generation network goes online early in 2019. Earlier reports had also claimed that Verizon might be the first carrier to get this device. Turns out, it’s not going to be the only one. AT&T has also confirmed today that it’s going to offer a 5G Samsung phone in 2019 as well.

Samsung & Verizon To Launch A 5G Smartphone In 2019

Earlier this year, carriers in the US revealed their plans to roll out 5G by the end of this year, and also to continue the rollout in 2019. If you consider yourself an early adopter and wouldn’t mind riding the first wave of 5G, then you might be interested to learn that Verizon and Samsung have announced plans to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019.

Apple Could Wait Until 2020 Before Launching 5G iPhone

A lot of companies are undoubtedly excited and eager to launch 5G smartphones. 5G networks are expected to begin rolling out next year in earnest which means that if you’re one of the first few smartphones that can take advantage of 5G speeds, your device will be in demand. However Apple seems to be ok with waiting it out.

Some Companies Are Starting To Ditch WiFi For 5G

While WiFi has become a staple found in homes and offices around the world, it isn’t necessarily the best solution. For example due to limitations in routers, WiFi coverage can get spotty unless you were to invest in multiple routers or a mesh network system which can get expensive.

Sprint & HTC To Launch A 5G Mobile Smart Hub In 2019

We expect that come 2019, we will be hearing a lot of talk about 5G as well as seeing various devices supporting the technology. However we also imagine that much like 4G, there won’t be many devices supporting 5G at launch, but Sprint thinks that they might have a way to deal with that.