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Verizon Motorola Moto Z3 announced with Snapdragon 835 and 5G Moto Mod support

Earlier this year, we were introduced to the mid-range Moto Z3 Play. It's a perfectly capable device, but it's certainly not a flagship Android phone. Today, Lenovo and Motorola have unveiled the Moto Z3, which will be available exclusively on Verizon. There will even be a special Moto Mod to add 5G connectivity. More on...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 “Fusion Platform” will include the SDX50 5G Modem

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 was officially announced in December. We're starting to see more smartphones launch with Qualcomm's newest flagship system-on-chip. The US/China variant of the Samsung Galaxy S9, the Asus ZenFone 5Z, the Sony Xperia XZ2, and XZ2 Compact all feature the chip. This list will only continue to grow over the remainder of this year. Even...

Qualcomm Successfully Trials 5G Data Connection on Its Snapdragon X50 Modem

At its 2017 Qualcomm 4G/5G summit yesterday, Qualcomm Inc. has announced that they have successfully trialed a 5G data connection on their X50 5G modem. Carriers and hardware partners across the world have been conducting field trials of 5G networks for a while now but this marks the first time a 5G data connection was successfully...