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A OnePlus 5G smartphone is headed to Sprint – CNN

The company announced Tuesday that a smartphone from OnePlus will now run on its 5G networks. OnePlus is one of several smartphone companies owned by BBK Electronics, a Chinese company that’s extremely popular in Asia. The companies declined to share specifics on the smartphone model, price or potential release date. OnePlus debuted the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G in June with ... Read More »

ZTE releases first 5G phone in China – The Verge

ZTE has become the first phone manufacturer to release a 5G handset in China with the launch of the Axon 10 Pro 5G today, reports state-run news agency Xinhau. Announced back at MWC in February, the Axon 10 5G comes equipped with a 6.47-inch 1080p AMOLED display, and will use one of Qualcomm’s first generation X50 5G modems to connect ... Read More »

Locked 5G phones are one big reason to wait before you upgrade from 4G LTE – Digital Trends

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends As promised, 2019 has brought the first live 5G networks, and with those networks, the first 5G phones. For the most data-hungry among us, this is an exciting moment: Download speeds are already several times faster, even in these early days. We’ve tested 5G in several locales — for Verizon’s network, we traveled to Chicago (twice); for ... Read More »

Why the road to 5G might be longer than expected – TechRepublic

While the 5G hype rings loud in the enterprise, less than 2% of devices will be 5G enabled next year, according to PwC. More about Innovation Excitement around 5G pervades the enterprise, with many expecting an imminent rollout of the new wave technology. However, these expectations are proving to be more hopeful than accurate, according to PwC’s recent US 5G ... Read More »

China Begins 5G National Rollout in October, Shanghai Becomes First City with a Commercial 5G Network – Interesting Engineering

Interesting Engineering  In 2020, 5G, the so much expected next-generation of wireless network technology, is finally coming onto the market. Analysts have anticipated that 5G revenues are going to reach $672 billion by the end of 2020. According to mobile technology trends association GSMA, 5G connections are forecast to reach 1.2 billion by 2025, accounting for 14 percent of the total ... Read More »

Verizon’s dumb new ‘unlimited’ plans could hobble it in the 5G era – VentureBeat

One year ago, Verizon seemed poised to define 5G cellular technology for the entire world. By January 2018’s CES, the company was already working on becoming the first major carrier to deploy a commercial 5G network, which it followed up by identifying its first 5G home broadband cities, later revealing its first mobile 5G device — Motorola’s 5G Moto Mod. As of early ... Read More »