Huawei will launch its first 5G smartphone in the third quarter of 2019, the corporate has revealed. The announcement was made at an analyst summit it’s internet hosting in Shenzhen, and is in line with the launch plans of different cell phone manufacturers planning to launch 5G telephones. The firm’s rotating Chairman Eric Xu additionally introduced it’s going to launch an end-to-end 5G answer in the second half of 2018.
In a tweet Moor Insights analyst Anshel Sag mentioned Huawei plans to launch its first 5G smartphone in the third quarter of 2019. Rival Chinese model Vivo plans to launch its first 5G-capable smartphone subsequent yr as effectively, utilizing Qualcomm’s X50 5G NR modem. Other corporations which have partnered with Qualcomm for 5G modem embody Xiaomi, Nokia model licensee HMD Global, Sony, LG, HTC, Oppo, and ZTE.
“We are fully committed to 5G investment and by the second half of this year, we’re going to launch an end-to-end 5G solution,” Xu mentioned on Tuesday.
Speaking throughout his keynote on the 2018 version of the Huawei Analyst Summit (HAS), Xu mentioned 5G will end result in quicker pace and reduce networking prices.
“5G is just another product line at Huawei. It is a natural evolution of the technology – from 2G to 3G to 4G and now 5G,” Xu advised the gathering.
According to Xu, there isn’t a basic distinction between 4G and 5G and for the shoppers, it’s all about quicker pace. “We don’t have other material differences in experiences for the consumer between the two technologies,” he mentioned.
The government mentioned that 4G infrastructure at the moment is powerful and the 5G know-how will first be focused at dense areas to meet rising demand from the shoppers for extra bandwidth.
When requested in regards to the US limiting entry to China-made smartphones and telecoms infrastructure owing to safety issues, Xu refused to remark immediately however mentioned Huawei’s place in the US market has not modified.
“We’re targeted on what we are able to do and supply higher companies to our clients,’ Xu mentioned.
According to him, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will assist the telecom trade worldwide to enhance networks.
In February, Huawei and telecom companies supplier Bharti Airtel introduced to have efficiently carried out 5G community trial below a check set-up in India.
The trial was carried out at Airtel’s Network Experience Centre in Manesar (Gurugram). During the check trial, a person throughput of greater than 3Gbps was achieved.
This is the best measured throughput for a cell community in three.5GHz band with 100MHz bandwidth and end-to-end community latency of roughly 1 msec, the corporate mentioned.
“We have been specializing in creating 5G ecosystem and use circumstances and the present with Bharti Airtel impressively demonstrates the efficiency functionality of 5G in three.5GHz band,” mentioned Emmanuel Coelho Alves, Director, Wireless Marketing, Huawei HQ.
The firm, which started investing in 5G analysis in 2009, is aiming to make investments $600 million in the 5G know-how by finish of this yr.
“The 5G period is approaching, and we’re assured that 5G deployment in India will occur in line with world timeline,” Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India, advised IANS lately.
Huawei in September final yr launched its 5G-oriented cell bearer answer ‘X-Haul’ for operators in India to construct end-to-end 5G networks.
Written with inputs from IANS
Adapted From: Gadgets360