Bluetooth 5.0 is now official. Check out Bluetooth 5 specs, Bluetooth 5 range, speed, features and comparison with Bluetooth v4.2.
The first smartphone with Latest Bluetooth version 5.0 is now official. It’s the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The latest Bluetooth version was announced on 16 June 2016 and first smartphone was expected in early 2017. The all new Bluetooth 5.0 version is with latest Bluetooth standards.
Bluetooth connectivity is for years. With invent of Xender, Shareit and other faster data transfer tools, it might not be used that much in smartphones but it’s industry-standard connectivity which is found on featured phones as well.
Bluetooth 5 Specs
The all-new Bluetooth 5 delivers IoT secure connections with a seamless experience. By 2021, ABI has predicted that IoT will be on 48 billion Internet-enabled devices and Bluetooth will be found on atleast 15 million devices.
Bluetooth 5 Features
- 4x increase in the range
- 8x broadcasting message capacity
- 2x increase in speed transfer
- Wireless Coexistence feature added
- Supports IoT [Internet of Things]
Bluetooth v5.0 Range
All new version of Bluetooth comes with 4x increase in the range. The range has been increasing to 800 feet i.e., 240 meters.
Bluetooth 5 Maximum Speed
According to Wikipedia, the data transfer rate was found to be 50 Mbit/s.
Maximum Speed: 50 Mbit/s
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List of Phones with Bluetooth 5
The following are the Bluetooth 5 smartphones –
- Samsung Galaxy S8
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
It’s expected to feature on the following upcoming phones –
- OnePlus 4
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- LG V30
- LG G7
Bluetooth 5 vs 4.2
Moving from Bluetooth v4.2, all new latest version of Bluetooth adds various new features.
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