So, what’s 5G exactly?
The evolution of telecommunications technology, from 1G networks to our current 4G standard, has utterly transformed how we share and consume information. Now, through pioneering research in the field and exciting core innovations such as adaptive beamforming technology, Samsung Electronics is bringing us ever closer to opening entirely new paradigms of connectivity through 5G.
By utilizing ultra-high broadcast frequencies, 5G will deliver data transfer speeds that are up to 200 times faster than current 4G networks, even in highly dense locations. This will allow us to create more responsive user experiences across a more diverse range of devices and technologies, including those which have not yet leveraged wireless connectivity.
For a start, 5G will make it possible for users to enjoy rich 4K video and more immersive virtual and augmented reality experiences. Imagine being able to take in a front-row concert experience from the comfort of your living room, spark your child’s curiosity with immersive augmented reality edutainment, or simply conference with colleagues through crystal clear video. 5G technology makes it possible to seamlessly facilitate such data-heavy tasks while also opening the door for greater automation in more aspects of daily life, allowing us to streamline everything from the Internet of Things (IoT) and self-driving cars to robotics.
Drawing from expertise gained from more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications field, Samsung first started developing 5G-related technologies in 2011. By ushering in the 5G era, leading research to advance its commercialization and explore its applications in communications and IoT, Samsung is helping create a world where imagination can become a reality