At the HonorArtology event today, Chinese smartphone maker, Honor, unveiled a new technology called LINK TURBO for improved connectivity.
There are times when your Wi-Fi network may be slow and you are streaming a movie or playing an online game. Link Turbo can automatically detect this and switch to 4G without you noticing. It can also combine both 4G and Wi-Fi for a more reliable experience. Link Turbo uses on-device AI to analyze a user’s usage experience and also network conditions to switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi and 4G networks.
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In a video demonstrating how the feature works using the Honor Magic 2, we even see Link Turbo combining 4G and Wi-Fi for an active application while a secondary application (a downloader app) use only Wi-Fi.
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Link Turbo will debut on the Honor V20 and be available later for other Honor devices via an update. Honor says it has received more than 20 patents for the technology.