Bluetooth 5.0 was unveiled by a consortium (if you will) called Bluetooth Special Interest Group at an event held in London. It is the next step in the evolution ladder of the Bluetooth wireless communication technology; succeeding Bluetooth 4.0.
Chance are high you have multiple devices around your home and office that have Bluetooth 4.0, and while it is a useful wireless technology to use, Bluetooth 5.0 does it better. First, let’s highlight some of the shortcomings of the good-old Bluetooth 4.0:
Ø Theoretically, Bluetooth 4.0 is supposed to connect two devices within a maximum range of 50 meters apart; the two devices must be in direct line of sight. However, in normal usage, the best coverage you can get is within a maximum of 10 meters. That is probably why you notice the sound quality on your Bluetooth headphone drop off when you move into a different room from your phone.
Ø Bluetooth 5.0 proves to be more efficient that 4.0 given its theoretical distance for connecting two devices that are in direct line of contact is 200 meters. The average range you are likely to get …read more