5G's Unstoppable Momentum Could Bring A Potential Upgrade To Every Future Smartphone

MediaTek announced the launch of its Dimensity 820 chip this week, and Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 768G 5G mobile chip last week.

This is the second lower-cost 5G-capable processor from Qualcomm in the last six months, and it reflects how important 5G adoption really is to semiconductor manufacturers.

Right now, the first phones with the lower-priced Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765 processor are just starting to trickle out, and over the next few months, millions of more people could have 5G phones with these newly announced chips.

While these phones may not be as powerful as their flagship counterparts, they still have access to the same high-speed network.

The Big Takeaway

In the last two months, our lives have been upended as stay-at-home orders have forced millions of people around the world to work from home, attend school virtually, and increase our consumption of digital entertainment.

We have realized through this that one of the most important resources we can have right now is Internet connectivity.

As a result, 5G has thrust itself into the spotlight as a required technology

This technology coming down in price is an important milestone for 5G advancement, and lower-cost components are helping to keep the momentum going in user adoption. These new phones and devices containing 5G technology could create a whole new wave of momentum.

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