This year at MWC 2019, various manufacturers showcased their abilities endeavouring the new 5G technology. Majority of the manufacturers announced the 5G backed gadgets which are slated to make first public appearance in Q2 2019. In most recent, Sony has joined the list of long waited 5G backed devices with its prototype product. The new device has been showcased at the MWC 2019 in Barcelona at Sony and Qualcomm booths.
It seems to be a decade of fresh technologies have just started with the announcement of folding phones from Samsung and Huawei. On the other hand, 5G tech support is gaining pace, and the first batch of compatible products have made an showing at the Mobile World Congress.
As per our folks at Pocket-lint, they have spotted a Sony 5G prototype device at both Sony and Qualcomm booths. It was unlikely to obtain the full reports about the gadget by just looking at it as the device was encased. Later talking to Adam Marsch, Sony’s global communications team, our source came to have idea that it is not a commercial but a testing product. Although, they even confirmed that the plain models would differ from the existing prototype. Presently, multiple devices with minor hardware changes are going 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 Sure place and deliver it thinner”.
The prototype models are running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. It is even likely that the company would have coupled Sd 855 with the X50 5G modem. The panel measurements were not in the world, however it showed 21:9 aspect ratio. Sony has labelled the new device as “AG-1” internally as told by Adam Marsh. It uses 5mm wave for the 5G transmission together with sub 6 spectrum support.
Speaking further more, Adam said that Sony is working on 5G tech however don’t have targets for any commercial smartphone release still. It might come with a 5G device in the near future. The similar time frame is yet unknown, while, it has been made crystal clear that Sony is working on new 5G tech.
It has been guessed that Sony may arrive with a commercial 5G smartphone at IFA 2019 in September. It may be another version of week ago introduced Sony Xperia 1 which runs Snapdragon 855.