Cheaper than $ 20: Qualcomm and MediaTek will release 5G chips for budget smartphones

When the market just started to appear5G smartphones, they cost a lot - around $ 1000. Now the price tag has dropped to $ 300- $ 500, and in the near future even state employees with support for fifth-generation networks will appear.

What to expect

According to Chinese sources, 5G chips forbudget smartphones are already being prepared by Qualcomm and MediaTek, and such processors will cost less than $ 20. This means that the price of the gadget itself will be low - about $ 150.

Qualcomm currently has low-cost 5G chips, Snapdragon 690 5G, Snapdragon 768 5G, and Snapdragon 765 5G. The company is also working on a platform codenamed sm4350.

MediaTek is rumored to be preparing several budget solutions, which will be presented later by Qualcomm - in the second half of the year. In addition, MediaTek is working on Dimensity 600 series processors.

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