US mobile carrier Sprint has revealed that it has been working with smartphone makers HTC on 5G technology and the two companies will be launching a new 5G Smart Hub in 2019.
This new Smart Hub will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem that was announced earlier this year.
Developed in collaboration between Sprint, HTC and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, it is the second product announced and designed for Sprint’s mobile 5G network. A Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile platform using the Snapdragon X50 5G modem powers this unique device with Gigabit LTE and 5G capabilities to kick data speeds into turbo drive.
“We’re excited to continue building our 5G device portfolio and announce another way our customers can be among the first to experience Sprint 5G next year,” said Dr. John Saw, Sprint chief technology officer. “This innovative product will allow customers on the go, at work or at home to enjoy Sprint 5G on multiple devices with incredibly fast connectivity for content sharing, mobile gaming, entertainment and so much more.”
You can find out more information about Sprint and HTC’s plans for this new 5G Smart Hub over at Sprint at the link below.