HTC has announced that their 5G WiFi hotspot, HTC 5G Hub, a first of its kind dedicated 5G mobile smart hub that commands the rapid speeds of the future in partnership with Etisalat in the UAE.
HTC, brand of many firsts in the smartphone industry, has unveiled the first 5G hotspot device in 2019. The 5G hub was designed to use in both home and office environments, this versatile device enables smooth 4K video streaming, low-latency gaming.
The HTC 5G Hub allows customers to use 5G on multiple devices while on the go, at work, or at home for fast connectivity, content sharing, entertainment and more. A 5-inch HD touchscreen allows for ease of use and high-quality visuals, and long-lasting power makes for a travel companion that harnesses 5G speeds dramatically faster than 4G LTE networks.
HTC 5G Hub will be able to deliver low-latency gaming and VR using Etisalat 5G Network
The 5G hotspot is powered using Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-core processor with Snapdragon X50 5G Modem supported with 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM that can be expanded using Micro SD card up to 512GB. The device features a USB-C 3.1 with Display Port support and an Ethernet port.
The HTC 5G WiFi Hub runs on Android 9.0 Pie with HTC Sense which is optimized for the device. To keep the device available the whole day, HTC has put a large 7660mAh battery inside the device. The device supports data downlink speeds up to 2.63 Gbps and Uplink speed of 287Mbps using a Nano SIM card.
The HTC 5G Hub is also designed for high-speed mobility use with the next-generation business environment in mind. This product supports the powerful Wi-Fi capabilities offered on the Snapdragon 855 Platform by including the Qualcomm 60GHz Wi-Fi chipset (based on the 802.11ad specification) for multi-gigabit speeds and wire equivalent latencies, as well as the Qualcomm 2×2 Wi-Fi 6-ready chipset for next generation capacity, efficiency, and performance at range. Businesses can connect up to 20 devices safely and securely on a high-speed encrypted network or configure for a corporate VPN.
The UAE based Etisalat was the first telecom operator to launch the 5G services in the Middle East and North Africa region last year. Etisalat 5G network is capable of delivering a whopping 3.1Gbps throughput over its 5G standalone network will be able to deliver multiplayer gaming.
The ultra speed 5G network can enable futuristic services like the smart metering, autonomous cars, eHealth and other facilities which were unimaginable in previous technologies.