Indigenising 5G Communication With Optimus Rhino 5G

Defence startup OptimusLogic Methods, based mostly in Bengaluru, is making waves throughout all bands of the 5G spectrum with their indigenously designed 5G cell phone

Throngs of individuals and the telecom behemoths bore witness on October 1, 2022, as India was ushered into a brand new period of technological developments with the inauguration of the 5G band, on the sixth Version of India Cellular Congress 2022, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. On this momentous event, a small however enterprising group of people unveiled India’s first indigenously manufactured 5G smartphone—Optimus Rhino 5G.

The team at OptimusLogic Systems with their founder Chandra Kumar Chettiar (centre)
The group at OptimusLogic Methods with their founder Chandra Kumar Chettiar (centre)

Based in 2013 by Chandra Kumar Chettiar as a startup that constructed gadgets and subsystems for defence PSUs akin to BEL and DRDO, OptimusLogic Methods Pvt Ltd started their journey with an preliminary funding of ₹20 million. As a Digital Communication Innovation Sq. (DCIS) scheme grantee, and with the help of the Division of Telecommunications (DoT), the corporate has been capable of manufacture a 5G smartphone that may help all of the 5G bands in a really small type issue.

The telephone is at present obtainable in three totally different fashions—Optimus Rhino 5G 1, Optimus Rhino 5G 2, and Optimus Rhino 5G 4 (rugged MIL-810G/IP68).

Out of the entire smartphone base of about 600 million in India, solely 50-60 million handsets are estimated to be 5G smartphones, whilst the primary 5G smartphone was unveiled in 2020. The Optimus Rhino 5G is an indigenous product of the Voice of Indian Communication Expertise Enterprises (VoICE) consortium, which requested a number of know-how and R&D gamers to arrange a 5G based mostly cell communication community within the 82km Palwal-Mathura sector of the Indian Railways on 700MHz band.

“Many of the telephones manufactured by a shopper model help the N78 (3500MHz) frequency band. For those who take a number of use circumstances for the military and the railways, they’ve been allotted the 5MHz spectrum within the 700MHz band, as a result of the decrease the frequency, the upper the vary. Optimus Rhino 5G helps all these bands and world community bands of main nations,” explains Chettiar.

The Optimus Rhino 5G 1 comes with a big storage capability of 8GB RAM, 128GB flash drive, and a quad digital camera setup at a modest worth of `20,000. Shoppers even have the choice of getting a reduction of ₹2,000 in the event that they select to assemble the telephone on their very own and order the meeting equipment.

It has an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor and an ARM Mali-G68 graphics processing unit. It helps 17 5G bands ranging from B1 to N78. The telephone can join with a 5G community anyplace throughout the globe in standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes.