What is 5G | The Future of Mobile Networks
5G is the fifth generation of cellular wireless network technology that offers faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. The connectivity benefits of 5G will make businesses more efficient and give consumers access to more information faster than current connections. According to ITU guidelines, 5G network speeds should have a peak data rate of 20 GB/s for the downlink and 10 GB/s for the uplink.
With development well underway and testbeds already live across the world, 5G networks are expected to roll out around the world by 2020. To go alongside this rollout, A number of 5G mobile phones have already been announced from Samsung, Huawei, LG, Xiaomi, OnePlus, ZTE, Motorola, Oppo and more in 2019. And on April 3, Verizon started selling the world’s first 5G phone, the Moto Z3 with its attached Moto Mode.
In this article, we’d like to introduce the 10 best 5G phones of 2019 you need to know about.
Huawei’s first ever 5G phone is the Mate 20 X 5G, a refresh of the previous regional exclusive Mate 20 X but with 5G. It is launched in Switzerland May 2 through Sunrise and coming to the UK in June. Huawei Mate 20 X 5G phone comes with a huge 7.2-inch OLED screen, 4200mAh non-removable battery, powerful Leica Triple camera, and uses the Huawei Balong 5000 7nm multi-mode 5G chipset with the Kirin 980.
Another 5G phone that we’re still looking forward to is the Huawei Mate X – a phone that not only supports 5G, but also folds. It features a 6.6-inch front panel display, 6.38-inch back panel display, and when unfolded, a combined 8-inch edge-to-edge OLED display with 2480×2200 resolution. The phone uses a high-end Kirin 980 processor and Balong 5000 5G modem chip, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, 4500mAh battery with fast charging, as well as triple-lens camera.
Samsung has announced its first flagship 5G mobile phone, the Galaxy S10 5G, is a supersized version of the standard Samsung Galaxy S10. It is launched on 21st May 2019, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem and featuring a 6.7-inch QHD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED display, four rear cameras and two front-facing cameras, 4500mAh battery with wireless charging, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of built-in storage.
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Also potentially on its way is a 5G version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold. As the name suggest, this phone features two displays, a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display and a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED display that opens up like a book. There are dual front-facing cameras and a triple-camera setup on the back when the phone is unfolded. More details on this Samsung 5G phone: 4380mAh battery, wireless charging, 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage with no microSD slot.
5. LG V50 ThinQ
LG is another company that has announced a 5G handset, namely the LG V50 ThinQ. The phone was launched alongside the LG G8 ThinQ at MWC 2019 in Barcelona, and now is available on EE in the UK. It comes with a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6.4-inch 1440×3120 QHD+OLED display, 6GB of RAM, and a triple-lens camera system around the back. The LG V50 ThinQ also has a 4000mAh battery and sports military-grade drop protection.
Xiaomi unveiled the 5G version of the Mi Mix 3 at Mobile World Congress. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G is launched through Sunrise May 2 and now available in Italy. It is powered by the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and X50 5G modem to achieve gigabit download speeds. This phone also uses a magnetically sliding 6.39-inch 2340×1080 OLED display, 10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, a dual-lens 12MP rear camera and a dual-lens 24MP front camera.
Alongside the launch of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, the Chinese phone maker also announced the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G. This phone is available via EE in the UK and will launch through Finnish carrier Elisa in Q2 2019. Except that its ability to surf speedy 5G networks, OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is exactly identical to the OnePlus 7 Pro – featuring the same 6.67-inch QHD+ Fluid AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chipset, 4000MaH battery with Warp Charge 30 Fast Charging, novel pop-up selfie camera, in-display fingerprint reader, and 90Hz screen refresh rate.
ZTE has also used MWC 2019 to announce a 5G phone, specifically the ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G. This 5G supported mobile phone has a Snapdragon 855 chipset, in-screen fingerprint scanner, and a trio of rear cameras, namely a 48MP standard lens, a 20MP wide-angle lens and an 8MP telephoto lens. It also has a 6.47-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a notch, 6GM of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Motorola was the fist in the world to sell a 5G phone, the Moto Z3 paired with a new 5G Moto Mod, which is available now in the US as a Verizon exclusive. Moto Z3 is 6.75mm thick with a 6-inch edge-to-edge Full HD OLED display, dual 12MP depth-sensing rear cameras, 8MP front-facing wide-angle lens, water-repellent coating, 3000mAh BATTERY, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
10. Oppo Reno 5G
A more recent addition to the 5G phone race is Oppo, with the Chinese maker officially unveiling the Oppo Reno, a brand new 5G-toting flagship phone. This 5G phone from Oppo is currently available through Swisscom and EE, and might be released in Q2 2019 through Telstra, Optus, and Singtel. Oppo Reno 5G comes with a 6.6-inch edge-to-edge OLED display, a large 4065mAh battery, 10x lossless hybrid zoom camera and 5G modem. It also has a Snapdragon 855 chipset, 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage
Bonus Tip: Recover Lost Data from 5G Mobile Phones
No matter which 5G mobile phone you chose to use, you may accidentally delete or lost some important data due to formatting, factory reset, rooting, software update, OS crash, etc. But fortunately, there are still ways to recover your lost data and get backup your precious files. Here we recommend you trying a powerful third-party tool – Fucosoft Android Data Recovery. It can help you recover deleted contacts, messages, WhatsApp, photos, videos, and more from Huawei, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, OnePlus, ZTE, Sony Xperia, Motorola, Oppo, HTC, etc. Here’s how to use it:
- Download, install and run Fucosoft Android Data Recovery on your computer.
- Enable USB debugging on your 5G mobile phone and connect it to the computer with USB cable, then click on “Android Data Recovery”.
- After this software detects your phone, choose the data type that you wish to recover, and click “Next” to start scan the device.
- Once the scan is complete, you can preview the data and check those you need, then click “Recover” to save them to your computer.
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