HTC might not be making many phones yet but the company has created a 5G mobile smart hub which combines a 5G hotspot. Precisely it is an Andriod Hub, a battery pack all in one device which will unveil at MWC 2019. HTC 5G hub is a 5G spot which can connect 20 users up to its connectivity plus the battery inside will help you to take anywhere with you.
It is a 5-inch (720 x 1280) Android-powered display which can also be used as a mobile smart hub, that looks more like Google Home Hub or an Echo Show. HTC 5G hub is running on Andriod Pie means you would be able to stream TV shows and movies from apps like Netflix, or can simply connect it with a USB-C connector on the device to link it to an HDMI port on a TV.
Too, there is a microSD card slot and wifi connectivity so you don’t have to rely on 5G or LTE connectivity for streaming the content. Moreover, there is support for 802.11 AD Wi-Fi as well as Wi-Fi 6 once it’s ready, HTC smart hub comes incorporated with an ethernet port for businesses which will provide connectivity to other devices.
The device will offer up to 2.3Gbps of download speeds with its Snapdragon X50 5G modem, though its 4GB of RAM and 32GB version of ROM is good as well. It does not sit flat on a desk and weighs twice the weight of a smartphone at 0.7 pounds. This is because it has 7,660 mAh of battery packed inside. HTC 5g hub is combined with what Sprint calls a Snapdragon “X50v2” 5G modem which includes support for the sub-6GHz spectrum of 5G connectivity.
HTC has not announced the pricing yet but working on how much consumers will be charged for 5G data. The company is launching this with Telstra in Australia, and European carriers Three UK, Deutsche Telekom Germany, Sunrise Switzerland, and Elisa Finland.