Samsung Sets 5G Record -- 1 Gbps, Plans 1 Second Movie Downloads
May 13, 2013 6:40 AM
Samsung is about to add a fifth 'G' to the mix.
World's top smartphone maker expects tech to roll out by 2020
drastic relative devaluation of standard patents
in the U.S., Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (
) continues to pioneer new industry standard smartphone and telecommunications technologies. Samsung announced this week that it had completed trials of the core technology it hopes will make up the fifth generation (5G) wireless standard.
The era of 4G LTE is
, but Samsung is already cooking up a faster replacement, 5G. According to Samsung the technology will allow you to download a full length movie over the air in less than a second. Versus LTE, which tops out at around 75 megabits-per-second (Mbps), 5G will offer blazing speeds of up to tens of gigabits-per-second (Gbps).
Yonhap News Agency
, in its test Samsung achieved "low-end" 5G -- a transmission of 1 Gbps in the 28 Gigahertz (GHz) band. This is even faster than previous
"5G" trials in the UK
showed off 200 Mbps transmissions
The bad news is that Samsung says the technology likely won't hit the market till 2020.
And the other bad news is that the technology has a lot of hurdles to overcome to achieve commercial viability -- it required 64 antennas for Samsung to achieve its record result.
Still with China and the European Union investing big in the development of the next generation standard, and top electronics firms like Samsung stepping up to the plate, it seems that a solution will eventually be found.
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