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Samsung to Offer 5G Service by 2020
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Default Samsung to Offer 5G Service by 2020 - 05-14-2013, 06:37 | posts: 20,474 | Location: Guru3D testlab

That's proclaimed to beĀ*up to tens of gigabits per second ! Samsung Electronics Corporation has developed the next generation wireless technology, it was announced today. Samsung has developed the c...

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Default 05-14-2013, 17:52 | posts: 4,179 | Location: MI, USA

I would still love to know the logic behind this. Why on earth would you ever need 5G? Maybe by 2020 it will be relevant, but I kind of doubt it.
   
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Default 05-14-2013, 17:56 | posts: 548 | Location: Manchester, uk

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Default 05-14-2013, 20:28 | posts: 437 | Location: Upstate NY

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I would still love to know the logic behind this. Why on earth would you ever need 5G? Maybe by 2020 it will be relevant, but I kind of doubt it.
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Default 05-14-2013, 21:34 | posts: 3,714

I just wonder how much heat would the phones be generating using such high frequencies*.
Also a bit concerned about the range.


*) and no, I'm not talking about the CPU or SoC's frequency.




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Default 05-14-2013, 22:00 | posts: 4,179 | Location: MI, USA

I'm sorry I just don't see it. If you want to do anything worth using 5G, you'll eat up your whole data amount in a matter of moments. I'm just not a big data user so I guess I don't get it, but I don't see the point unless the data caps are raised substantially.
   
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Default 05-15-2013, 06:32 | posts: 1,005 | Location: Somewhere in Scotland

Better to improve the 3G coverage first.
In my area, it's total krap.
   
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