For now, the 5G phone is more of a concept than a reality. There is a long road ahead, but 5G is very much about the future of mobile computing. Mobile internet speeds are currently limited by frequency. A 5G network uses a higher frequency, which means faster data transfer, but it is also more difficult to implement. Still, the 5G phone is not a product that is far off. Its possible that this new generation of smart devices will evolve, faster and more reliable than existing phones.
As the number of connected devices in a business increases, so does the need to deal with massive amounts of data. Mobile applications that are unable to handle the data load can end up affecting the productivity of the business. So, how do you solve this problem? There are two answers to this problem: build the back end faster and more efficiently, or improve the efficiency of the apps that the employees use and this is what 5G can bring to the table.
If you’re connected to a 5G network, you may not notice much of a difference in speed. But, if you’re talking to a client or trading with a customer on 5G, it can significantly improve things. So, 5G phones have the potential to help businesses and customers get their work done quicker and more effectively.
5G is a great phone feature for gamers. You can download your favorite games faster, and have a better overall experience with better graphics, frame rates, etc. If you are on a 5G network, you can download games very easily. The large bandwidth and higher speeds of 5G will make it easier for developers to create more advanced and engaging gaming experiences on smartphones.
5G phones have arrived in the Philippines! Unfortunately, many of the major 5G phones have only been released in China, so it’s a bit hard to find one in the Philippines. If you are wondering which 5G phones are available in the Philippines, here’s a quick guide to some of the best 5G phones of 2021, which are currently available in the Philippines.
5G Phones that work with Smart Telecom
This is the initial line-up of Smart 5G-certified devices, which are now available with Smart Plans:
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Huawei P40 5G
- Huawei P40 Pro 5G
- Huawei nova 7 (5G)
- Huawei nova 7 SE (5G)
- Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G
- Huawei P40 Pro+ 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
- vivo V20 Pro 5G
- realme X50 Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate40 Pro 5G
- iPhone 12 Series
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
- Samsung Galaxy S21+
- OPPO Reno5 5G
- OPPO A74 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A32 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
Location will always play a big factor in your internet speed!
This is normal speed somewhere in Quezon City, the peak we have seen so far is somewhere in BGC where we got around 600 MBPS and that was while we were in the car! Can you imagine what you can do with those speeds!
5G Phones that work with Globe Telecom Network
5G phones that support the 3500 Mhz band – LTE B42 (TD 3500) can detect our Globe 5G signal, assuming they have a postpaid LTE SIM and they are in the 5G area.
5G Phones available in the Globe stores: Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G, Huawei Mate40 series, Huawei Nova7 and Nova7SE, Samsung S20 Ultra, Samsung Note20 series and Oppo Find X2 Pro.
5G mobile isn’t available for iOS yet but will be made available soon.
- Samsung Galaxy Note20
- Huawei P40 | P40 Pro
- Samsung S20 Ultra
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Huawei Nova 7 SE
- Huawei Nova 7
5G mobile works in SIM1 and SIM 2 for some devices such as the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G. However, you can’t set both SIM slots simultaneously to the 5G network. The other SIM slot will be set to 4G only. You will need to check the specs of the new phones because each phone will have different settings and features also affect the end consumer pricing.
5G Phones that work with DITO Network
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Aqua S9|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Lite|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Aqua S9 Max|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare S8|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Lite|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Max|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Pro|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare Y5|
|Cherry Mobile||Cherry Mobile Flare Y20|
|Huawei||Huawei Nova 5T|
|Huawei||Huawei Nova 7|
|Huawei||Huawei Nova 7 SE|
|Huawei||Huawei Nova 7i|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate 30|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate 30 Pro|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate 40|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate 40 Pro|
|Huawei||Huawei P30 Pro|
|Huawei||Huawei P40 Pro|
|Huawei||Huawei Y9 Prime 2019|
|Infinix||Infinix Note 8|
|MyPhone||MyPhone MyWX1 Plus|
|MyPhone||MyPhone MyWX2 Pro|
|MyPhone||MyPhone MyXI1 Plus|
|MyPhone||MyPhone MyXI1 Pro|
|OPPO||OPPO A74 5G|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 3 Pro|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 4|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 4z|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 5|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 5 5G|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 6 5G|
|OPPO||OPPO Reno 6z 5G|
|Realme||Realme 6 Pro|
|Realme||Realme 7 Pro|
|Realme||Realme 8 Pro|
|Realme||Realme C15 Qualcomm|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A01|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A02s|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A11|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A12|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A21s|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A30|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A31|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A32|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A32 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A42 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A50s|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A52|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A52 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy A72|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy Fold 2|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy M11|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S20|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S20+|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S20 FE|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S21 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy Note 20|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G|
|TCL||TCL 10 SE|
|TCL||TCL 10 Plus|
|Tecno||Tecno Spark 6|
|Tecno||Tecno Spark 6 Go|
|Tecno||Tecno Spark 7|
|Tecno||Tecno Spark 7 Pro|
|Tecno||Tecno Camon 16|
|Tecno||Tecno Camon 17|
|Vivo||Vivo S1 Pro|
|Vivo||Vivo V15 Pro|
|Vivo||Vivo V17 Pro|
|Vivo||Vivo V19 Neo|
|Vivo||Vivo V21 5G|
|Vivo||Vivo X50 Pro|
|Vivo||Vivo X60 5G|
|Vivo||Vivo Y20S G|
|Xiaomi||Xiaomi Redmi 9A|
|Xiaomi||Xiaomi Redmi 9T|
What is NSA in 5G?
NSA, as the name suggests, is a 5G service that does not ‘stand alone’ but is built over an existing 4G network and easier to deploy.
Benefits of 5G NSA:
- deliver high-speed connectivity to consumers with 5G-enabled devices
- leverage existing network investments in transport and mobile core
Difference between 4G and 5G Networks?
The main difference between 4G and 5G is the speed. At the moment, 4G networks are capable of providing up to 10 megabits per second (Mbps, or Mbit/s), whereas 5G networks are capable of providing speeds up to 100 times faster.
LTE VS 5G
5G is one of those things that everyone’s excited about, but there’s a lot of confusion about whether it’s the same as LTE. Let’s look at a few key differences: 5G is less congested, but it can still be congested. LTE is better at handling different types of data, like high-res video, but 5G is potentially better at handling real time data, like live streaming sports. 5G is more reliable, but LTE is more resilient. LTE is more resilient, but 5G is cheaper in the short term. LTE is more resistant against interference, but 5G is more energy efficient. The bottom line is you shouldn’t worry about the differences; you just need to know what you’re getting with your prepaid monthly plan.
Is 5G worth the upgrade?
is getting a 5G phone worth the upgrade? Let’s look at the benefits of 5G technology. 5G is capable of speeds of up to three times the 3G speed that most of us use right now. That’s fast enough to download a movie in seconds, stream a 4K movie without buffering, or play an interactive virtual reality game. You get to do more and get more with 5G.. might be best to wait for the phone prices to come down.. or settle for a budget 5G to get you started on really fast internet speeds!