The HTC One 2, or HTC M8, is making more noise today, with something that is actually pretty cool and I hope it will actually have it. Seems that the phone went through its WiFi certification, and in the document, it gives the impression that the new phone will be equipped with a WiFi antenna that will be able to switch from 2.5 GHz signals, and 5 GHz signals. As of now, mobile devices cannot operate if you set your wireless router to 5 GHz, which I ran into a lot when I worked for the cable industry.
Many customers that I had, craved for more speed, or a better signal from their router. I would then throw out the option of turning their signal to 5 GHz, but then they would pull out their tablets and I would have to let them know that it couldn’t use the signal if set that way. Sometimes customers would get confident and change the signal themselves, then call us up with a trouble call stating they can’t get WiFi on their mobile devices.
According to the document , the HTC One 2 should be able to use any from of 802.11 signal, and if I’m not mistaken, it will be the first mobile device to do so. I don’t think there are any devices out there that can receive a 5 GHz signal, but if there is, let us know. Also let us know your thoughts about this.