Can beamforming be used by handset?

Can beamforming be used by handset?

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    •  Analog Employees 
    on Mar 27, 2017 11:15 PM

    Answered on behalf of Dr. Thomas Cameron.

    As I understand beamforming will be required in the handset to achieve the uplink, although the antennae will be smaller than the basestation, say 16 elements for example.  Without beamforming the handset will be very inefficient.