New Bluetooth 5.0 has double the speed, 4x range

Today almost every device uses Bluetooth some way, but Bluetooth 4.0 is getting older for today’s standard. Now the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG) have announced the latest in Bluetooth technology, with Bluetooth 5.0, which will have twice the speed, 4x the range, and 800% more capacity.

Bluetooth 5.0

The Bluetooth 5.0 standard devices won’t hit the market until late 2016 or early 2017, but it does promise a huge jump in bandwidth, speed, and range. With Bluetooth 5.0 new devices will Abele to connect with many more devices and have better communication indoors, outdoors, through walls. Also consuming less power, thanks to its improved efficiency.

This can be a game changer for wireless music devices like Bluetooth speakers and headphones, giving them a more reliable connection and make disconnecting less. Also for mobile phones can enjoy higher speeds, and a much greater range (4x).