ZTE has finally announced the first smartphone that is 5G-enabled and can reach a download speed up to1Gbps at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.
The smartphone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, whichutilises a combination of carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO antenna technology, and 256-QAM modulation to achieve LTE download speeds that are up to 10x faster than first generation LTE devices. This coupled with company’s in-house Pre5G Giga+ MBB solutions, made it possible to reach a download speeds up to 1Gbps.
The company boasts that with the 1Gbps download speed users will be benefited with 36 degree panoramic VR video, instant cloud storage, entertainment upgrades and a fast cache of ultra Hi-Fi music and movies, and instant app, which removes the need for download or installation of applications.
“Focusing on 5G technologies will be one of the key priorities of ZTE’s global development. ZTE will be very glad to leverage its technology strength and experience in 5G to cooperate with government and business partners to discuss and facilitate the upcoming 5G era,” said a ZTE spokesperson.