5G Wi-Fi is here says Asus, Broadcom

Asus has unveiled the G75VW, a new consumer gaming laptop that is being labelled as the world’s first 5G Wi-Fi mobile device.

The new technology uses the 802.11ac standard, otherwise known as 5G Wi-Fi, and is capable of theoretical peak speeds of 1.3Gbps.

The 5G is more than just a marketing term; 802.11ac is the fifth generation of wireless communication technology, and aims to replace the previous 802.11n standard.

Broadcom provides the 5G chip used in the Asus laptop, and has just announced its new 80211ac system-on-chip components aimed at smartphones and tablets.

No release date was given for the Asus G75VW or the Broadcom mobile system-on-chips.

Read the full story at: Boy Genius Report.

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