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Table 1 Positions of the UE near the body in each case of the amount of data transmission in UL and DL. Some typical activities are given

From: Protocol for personal RF-EMF exposure measurement studies in 5th generation telecommunication networks

Data transmission UE locations relative to body
Against ear In front In pocket
No connection n/a n/a n/a
(min UL, min DL)   Reading No activity
(min UL, max DL)   Video streaming (DL) Big file download
(max UL, min DL)   Video streaming (UL) Big file upload
(max UL, max DL)   Video call Operation requiring low latency and Cloud Computing