Fri. Dec 14th, 2018

Sprint and HTC are partnering to make a 5G device for next year

Sprint and HTC are partnering to make a 5G device for next year

Sprint is partnering with HTC to make a mobile “smart hub” that will run on 5G next year. It’s the second product Sprint has announced for its own nascent next-gen network, but we’re getting very little in the way of concrete details right now.

The device is developed by Sprint, HTC, and Qualcomm in a joint effort. It will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon x50 5G modem with gigabit LTE and 5G capabilities. The device will come to US customers sometime in the first half of 2019. A smart hub seems to imply the device could be used as a mobile hot spot.

In August, Sprint announced that it was working with LG to release a 5G smartphone for its in-progress network, also within the first half of 2019. Sprint plans to first launch its 5G service…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/27/18115037/sprint-htc-smart-hub-5g-device-partnership-next-year

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