ZTE has unveiled at the MWC world’s first smartphone capable of download speeds reaching up to 1Gbps – the ZTE 5uper Generation Gigabit Phone.
The 5uper Generation gigabit smartphone features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform with an integrated Snapdragon X16 LTE modem. It can utilize a combination of carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO antenna technology, and 256-QAM modulation to achieve LTE download speeds that are up to 10x faster than first generation LTE devices.
In addition, the gigabit smartphone can take advantage of ZTE’s strength in 5G and Pre5G Giga+ MBB solutions, making it three times as powerful at improving data processing capability in the current network.
“We are thrilled to introduce the world’s first smartphone with download speeds up to 1Gbps. With the new device, the way people stay connected will be changed forever.” said a ZTE spokesperson. “Focusing on 5G technologies will be one of the key priorities of ZTE’s global development. ZTE will be very glad to leverage its technology strength and experience in 5G to cooperate with government and business partners to discuss and facilitate the upcoming 5G era.”