With an aim to build 5G-enabled products, Intel has announced that it will bring the much-talked about 5G network to laptops in 2019.
For this, Intel has collaborated with companies such as Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to launch Windows-run laptops equipped with Intel XMM 8000 series commercial 5G modems.
To further this, Intel will present a prototype of the 5G-enabled 2-in-1 detachable PC at the ‘all set to commence’ Mobile World Congress, to be held in Barcelona. The PC will be powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor and 5G modem.
Intel, in a press release said, “5G is not just another generation of wireless connectivity. It promises new opportunities for technology innovation across the computing and connectivity landscape from the cloud to the network and the client. The PC is a central hub for processing incredible amounts of data. 5G is coming. Not only will it bring a substantial amount of data needing processing but also new experiences for PC owners.”
The 5G-enabled laptops will be available in the market in second half of 2019.
Additionally, apart from displaying the 5G-connected PC, Intel will showcase the next-gen Wi-Fi 802.11ax tech and the eSIM functionality at this year’s MWC.