Affordable 5G phones will be which is available from early 2020, after Qualcomm announced its third generation 5G chip at MWC 2019.
We’ve seen the very first 5G smartphones launch in the past week, and they all have one thing in common – they’re flagships. That means they’ll include a flagship asking price, putting them unrealistic for many consumers.
The first affordable 5G handsets will probably be packing the brand new Snapdragon chipset with integrated 5G – the initial chip to supply this.
The new chipset is going to be in the hands of phone manufactures from Q2 2019, with Samsung already confirmed to utilize it in the future devices.
5G for all
The hope is that this new chip can help broad, fast 5G adoption around the globe, expediting the roll out with the network, providing increased speeds to lots more people, more quickly.