5G smartphones will have improved power efficiency and, thus, longer battery life
According to GlobalData, the majority of 5G phones on the US market cost over $1,000. Despite that, chipmakers roll out technology allowing make them cheaper.
Qualcomm’s newest mid-range 5G integrated chipset, the Snapdragon 765, announced it will help lower barriers to entry in 5G, bringing down the price of 5G-enabled smartphones.
This particular chipset supports both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum, which are being used for 5G deployments.