This year at MWC 2019, various manufacturers showcased their abilities endeavouring the new 5G technology. Majority of the manufacturers announced the 5G supported devices which are slated to make first public appearance in Q2 2019. In most recent, Sony has joined the list of awaited 5G backed products with its prototype device. The fresh device has been showcased at the MWC 2019 in Barcelona at Sony and Qualcomm booths.
It seems to be a decade of new technologies have just started with the announcement of folding smartphones from Samsung and Huawei. On the other hand, 5G tech support is gaining pace, and the initial batch of compatible gadgets have made an showing at the Mobile World Congress.
As per our folks at Pocket-lint, they have spotted a Sony 5G prototype gadget at both Sony and Qualcomm booths. It was unlikely to obtain the full reports about the smartphone by just searching at it as the gadget was encased. Later talking to Adam Marsch, Sony’s global communications team, our source arrived to know that it is not a commercial however a testing gadget. Even though, they even established that the plain models would differ from the present prototype. Presently, multiple devices with minor hardware changes are likely through different tests. The real purpose of minor hardware changes is to“trying to understand [what would happen] if you take an antenna away from a Indeed place and deliver it thinner”.
The prototype models are running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. It is even going that the company would have coupled Sd 855 with the X50 5G modem. The screen measurements were not out there, however it showed 21:9 aspect ratio. Sony has labelled the fresh smartphone as “AG-1” internally as told by Adam Marsh. It uses 5mm wave for the 5G transmission alongside with sub 6 spectrum support.
Speaking further more, Adam said that Sony is working on 5G technology however don’t have goals for any commercial smartphone release yet. It might come with a 5G device in the near future. The exact time frame is still unknown, while, it has been made clear that Sony is working on new 5G technology.
It has been speculated that Sony could come with a commercial 5G cameraphone at IFA 2019 in September. It might be another variant of recently unveiled Sony Xperia 1 which runs Snapdragon 855.