After a huge wait, the 5G auction is successfully completed in India and Reliance Jio is the top bidder. It is also believed that Reliance Jio will start offering the 5G service in the country on August 15 and Airtel has also confirmed to start its 5G service this month. 5G is going to make a massive change and the same will be reflected in various sectors. It will enable you to download movies within seconds and you will also get a good network in the crowded area as well. So before welcoming 5G in India let’s check out everything we know about the 5G in India.
The fifth generation mobile network, 5G is a global standard for wireless networks and the same is available in various parts of the world but India is now going to adopt 5G in India and the same will improve the capabilities of the wireless networks and it can able to offer faster connection speeds compared to the current 4G connectivity. It will also offer high bandwidth and low latency and 5G connectivity will enable you to download movies in seconds and the same will also open doors in many aspects for entertainment and gaming. Moreover, 5G connectivity can able to use of more deeply connected technologies like Augmented Reality gaming.
5G networks: mmWave and sub-6GHz
The latest generation wireless network is coming in two kinds of networks and they are different in a significant manner. mmWave 5G is super fast and the same is featuring the least latency, but its network is often limited to a small area. On the other hand, sub-6GHz 5G networks are slower but faster than the current 4G and it is capable to offer large network coverage.
It is believed that 5G in India is likely to focus on sub-6GHz 5G, as the same is ideal because it can able to offer long range and the network is easier to set up.
About 5G Bands
You may notice that the recently introduced smartphones mention that they are having 9 or 12 bands and it is important because 5G network works on a range of frequencies and they are classified across multiple smaller frequency ranges called frequency bands. Some bands will get low frequencies (wide coverage, slow speed), others receive mid-range frequencies and there are few bands that will receive high-range frequencies (high speed, limited coverage).
Now speaking about India, it is believed that if your device supports 3-4 bands or more, you can able to use 5G in India comfortably.
5G supported devices in India
The devices which are powered by the latest chipsets will support 5G in India. Let’s check out the supported chipsets.
Qualcomm: Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 865+, Snapdragon 870, Snapdragon 888, Snapdragon 888+, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
Snapdragon 695, Snapdragon 765/765G, Snapdragon 750/750G, Snapdragon 768/768G, Snapdragon 778/778G/778+
MediaTek: Entire MediaTek Dimensity series from Dimensity 700 to Dimensity 9000. MediaTek Helio-series and other series chipsets do not support 5G.
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