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Moto Edge 20 Lite, OnePlus Nord 2, Oppo Find X3 Lite, and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Your $1,000 flagship may not have faster 5G speeds than a budget phone

We put four 5G phones up against each other in a real-world test to see if cheap phones could hold their own against one of the most expensive phones.
The Redmi Note 11T smartphone in different color options.

Xiaomi’s Poco M4 Pro lands in India as the Redmi Note 11T at cheaper new price

Xiaomi has just launched the first of its Redmi Note 11 series of phones in India with the launch of the Redmi Note 11T.
The rear panel of the Apple iPhone 13.

Apple works with TSMC on its own 5G modems to complete breakup with Qualcomm

The next generation of iPhones and iPads will most likely use Apple-designed in-house 5G modems. And most of these modems would be made by TSMC.
Aircraft among clouds descending for a landing.

Verizon and AT&T propose 5G midband power limits to avoid aircraft interference

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to temporarily lower the power of their new midband 5G towers to quell fears that the new spectrum could interfere with aircraft.
A render of the MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor.

How is LPDDR5X RAM on MediaTek Dimensity 9000 better than LPDDR5?

MediaTek's new Dimensity 9000 is the first chipset to sport LPDDR5X RAM support. Here's how it’s better than the previous generation.
The rear panel of the Google Pixel 6 Pro.

Google’s At a Glance widget for Pixel 6 series is on the cusp of a big update

Google could be adding several new features to the recently revamped At a Glance widget, which is exclusively available for the Pixel 6 series.
Qualcomm logo at an event.

Qualcomm drops its own name from new chips in favor of ‘Snapdragon’ alone

Qualcomm leads the smartphone chip market, but that's come despite a confusing naming convention. Moving forward, Snapdragon is all you'll need to know.
Samsung Galaxy A32 5G. Credits: Samsung official.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G images leak shows yet another midrange phone is on the way

Renders of Samsung's Galaxy A33 5G have leaked, showing a phone with improved specs and without a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Redmi Note 11T 5G in various color options

Redmi India’s rebranded Note 11T 5G could be its last smartphone of 2021

Xiaomi India has sent out invites for the launch of the Redmi Note 11T 5G. Initial indications are that the handset could be a rebranded Redmi Note 11.
5G mobile network

India’s 5G auctions to be delayed further due to extended trial period

India's telecom companies have asked for more time to properly test 5G and there are a few other roadblocks as well.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ 695 480+ 680 5G 4G MOBILE PLATFORM.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR platform will officially run on T-Mobile’s 5G network

T-Mobile is partnering with Qualcomm to provide 5G for its big move into "extended reality."
t mobile 5g home internet.

How far away are we from mainstream 5G home internet?

The promise of 5G home internet still hasn't been realized for most Americans. We looked into how long it'll take for it to become a mainstream option.
The Nokia X100 on a table

Nokia’s new, cheap X100 gives T-Mobile customers 5G for just $252

HMD Global is here with an inexpensive 5G phone for T-Mobile and Metro customers with the new Nokia X100.

Samsung’s Galaxy A53 5G ditches the headphone jack for a sleeker design

Leaked renders of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G reveal a thinner design and the lack of a headphone jack as the big changes from the A52.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

How to turn off 5G on a Samsung phone

Whether you own a new Z Fold 3 5G or a midrange A71 5G, it's easy to turn off 5G on a Samsung phone. We show you how to do this to save battery life.
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MediaTek hikes 4G chipset prices by 15% as supply chain woes continue

MediaTek has hiked the prices of its 4G LTE chips in the face of strong demand and continued production woes.
Samsung Galaxy Gear rumor roundup Samsung dual core Exynos chip

Samsung is working on a new Exynos 1280 chipset for budget phones

While a lot of attention will be on the upcoming Exynos 2200, Samsung is also very likely working to release mid-range chipsets like the Exynos 1280.
Image of TCL 20A 5G front and back.

TCL’s 20 XE and 20A 5G are new budget phones that cost less than $200

TCL's 20 XE and 20A 5G are a pair of new carrier-exclusive smartphones that cost less than $200.

Cricket Wireless brings 5G access to all plans and removes speed cap

Cricket Wireless is changing its rate plans to offer 5G to all customers and removing the 8 Mbps speed cap.
T-Mobile smartphone.

T-Mobile Ultra Capacity 5G expansion will cover 300 million people by 2023

T-Mobile is set to serve 300 million customers with 5G Ultra Capacity by the end of 2023, says its president of technology, Neville Ray.
att 5g ford f150 lightning connectivity concept art of s f 150 electric truck

AT&T brings 5G cellular connectivity to Ford F-150 Lightning and production line

AT&T's 5G cellular connection is coming to both Ford's F-150 Lightning electric truck and its factory to help improve Ford's production lines.
Screenshots of NPerf internet speed checker app on iOS.

5G networks aren’t even close to ‘market penetration tipping point,’ study says

How long will it be until 5G becomes the market standard? A lot longer than you may think, according to the latest study.

LTE vs. 4G: The differences explained

We break down the differences between 4G and LTE, discuss what 4G connectivity means, and how LTE and LTE-A fit into the scenario with the arrival of 5G.
Image of Tab Pro 5G Tablet front lock screen.

TCL’s Tab Pro 5G might be worth it for Verizon customers who want cheaper 5G

The Tab Pro 5G is TCL's first 5G slate for Verizon, and while it comes with midrange specs, it has a couple of unique features.
Pixel 6 Pro in the pocket

Not all Pixel 6 phones have mmWave 5G, but here’s why it doesn’t matter

Depending on the model you get, your new Pixel 6 may or may not have 5G mmWave. But here's why it probably doesn't matter.
T-Mobile smartphone.

Ookla’s Speedtest determines the fastest 5G provider in the U.S.

Ookla's Speedtest Intelligence found the best 5G provider in the U.S., and the results shouldn't be a surprise.
Google Pixel 6 colors.

Should you buy the Google Pixel 6 or get an older model instead?

The Pixel 6 and its sibling, the Pixel 6 Pro, are the most advanced Google phones yet, but they cost more. Should you save and go with an older Pixel?
T-Mobile smartphone.

T-Mobile takes big 5G coverage and speed wins in new report

T-Mobile claims big wins in coverage and speed in the latest Opensignal report.
5g super bowl marketing weird verizon speed test

The 5 best apps to test your 5G connection on Android and iOS

So you have a new 5G phone, and you want to put it to the test. From speed testers to 5G maps, here are the best 5G testing apps available on Android and iOS.
The Motorola Edge 5G UW on a desk

Motorola Edge 5G UW (2021) review: Battery for days and a superfast display

The Motorola Edge 5G UW is a very strong midrange phone thanks to the 144Hz display, decent camera, and fantastic battery life.
Verizon 5G Super Bowl

Verizon expands 5G service with home and business mobile internet in new cities

Verizon joins competitors in continuing to roll out the expansion of 5G internet service for homes and businesses.
Picture of Time Square.

5G-enabled billboard in Times Square briefly brings interactive game to masses

With Project Monarch and 5G networks, thousands of people could end up playing games powered by billboard advertising.
A subway train in New York City.

Samsung’s latest 5G mmWave test took place inside a speeding subway train

Samsung successfully tested mmWave 5G on a subway in Seoul . It promises to bring high-speed networking to other public transport.
5G on the all new iPad mini.

Why are so few people actually using 5G in the U.S.? Here’s what the experts say

On paper, 5G rollout is increasing in the U.S., but consumer-focused mobile subscriptions are still lagging. We asked the experts to find out why.