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T-Mobile pulls off a 5G record with its LG Velvet, the Snapdragon-less mystery

October 6, 2020


If you have been following our LG Velvet review, you’d know that the T-Mobile version differs from anyone else’s in that it is not powered by Qualcomm’s upper midrange Snapdragon 765G chipset, but rather the Dimension 1000, the 5G chipset wonder of MediaTek.

While that may have raised an eyebrow or two, now the Un-carrier’s intentions have become clear as it just sent us a press release detailing how Dimension 1000 allowed it to combine its own low-band 5G spectrum with the one it bought from Sprint in the mid-bands for the first time.

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