5G smartphones: These phones are the fastest on the market

To use the fast 5G mobile radio standard, you need a suitable 5G mobile phone. Here you will find all the smartphones that already exist and will soon be on the market.

EnlargeThese 5G smartphones exist and will come© peshkov / fotolia.de / PC WORLD

With a 5G smartphone you can already use the currently fastest 5G mobile network here in Germany. In mid-July 2019, Vodafone put its first 5G transmission masts into operation. Since then you can experience 5G speed in selected cities such as Cologne, Munich and Berlin. The German Telekom already offers suitable 5G rates on.

Mobile phone tariffs with 5G

Both Vodafone and Telekom already include 5G in the Red / Young and Magenta tariffs. If you have one of these tariffs, you can surf the 5G network with a 5G-capable cell phone. In fact, 5G doesn’t even have to be expensive – at least that’s what Vodafone thinks. Because here there are tariffs from around 10 euros per month including 5G! This increases Vodafone’s pressure on Telekom, whose 5G tariffs start at around EUR 20. (Applies to tariffs under 28 years)

Vodafone: Red tariffs with 5G from EUR 19.99 a month

Vodafone: Young tariffs (under 28 years) with 5G from 14.99 euros per month

Telekom: Magenta tariffs with 5G from 39.95 euros per month

Telekom: Magenta Young tariffs (under 28 years) from EUR 19.99 per month

These 5G smartphones are (and will be)

Samsung phones with 5G

After there was already a 5G version of the S10 and the Note 10+, Samsung brings with its new S20 series (in hands-on) the first generation on the market in which all models master the new 5G mobile radio standard. While the S20 Ultra is only available with 5G, you can choose between a 4G and 5G version for the S20 and S20 +. The respective 5G version costs 100 euros more. The cheapest entry: Galaxy S20 5G for 999 euros RRP. The new Galaxy Z Flip folding phone (in hands-on) , on the other hand, can only be used with 4G.

Samsung not only equips its high-end smartphones with 5G, but also its middle class. The Galaxy A90 5G is available from around 610 euros in the price comparison . These Samsung phones are available with 5G:

Samsung phones with 5GNews | Test | Hands-onBuy here
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5GS20 Ultra in hands-onin price comparison
Samsung Galaxy S20 + 5GS20 + in hands-onin price comparison
Samsung Galaxy S20 5GS20 in hands-onin price comparison
Samsung Galaxy Fold 5GAll informationin the Samsung store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5GGrade 10+ in hands-onin price comparison
Samsung Galaxy S10 5GS10 in the testin price comparison
Samsung Galaxy A90 5GAll informationin price comparison

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Huawei phones with 5G

Also, Huawei has already 5G first smartphones in its portfolio. The Mate 20X 5G has been on the market for a while. The Mate 30 Pro with 5G has recently been launched, but unfortunately it does not come with Google services. While Huawei’s first 5G folding phone, the Mate X, didn’t make it to Germany, the latest model will also be available here. As with the Mate 30 Pro, you cannot use Google services with the Mate Xs. These Huawei phones are available with 5G:

Huawei phones with 5GNews | Test | Hands-onBuy here
Huawei P40 Pro 5GPresentation on April 26thavailable soon
Huawei Mate XsMate Xs in hands-onavailable soon
Huawei Mate XMate X in hands-onnot available in Germany
Huawei Mate 30 ProMate 30 Pro in hands-onCompare Prices  |  in the Huawei store
Huawei Mate 20X 5GMate 20 Pro in the testin price comparison

Xiaomi phones with 5G

Xiaomi’s first 5G smartphone is called Mi Mix 3 5G, which is also comparatively cheap at a price of 369 euros (as of March 4, 2020 )! Last year’s flagship Mi 9 Pro also launched Xiaomi in a 5G version. In mid-February, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer presented the new high-end generation in the form of the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro that support both LTE and 5G.

Xiaomi phones with 5GNews | Test | Hands-onBuy here
Xiaomi Mi 10 ProAll informationnot yet confirmed for Germany
Xiaomi Mi 10All informationnot yet confirmed for Germany
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5GAll informationnot in Germany
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5GAll informationin price comparison

More 5G phones from Sony, LG and Co. Also from Apple?

With the V50 ThinQ 5G, LG also offers a 5G-capable cell phone, but this is not available in Germany. At the end of February, LG announced the successor V60 ThinQ with 5G, which will be launched in March – also in Europe. With its Xperia 1 II, Sony recently launched its first 5G phone , which also boasts a 4K display. And Oppo shows its new flagship models on March 6, which will probably also spark in the 5G network. There are actually more 5G phones, for example from ZTE or Realme, but you cannot buy many of the models in Germany at all.

Sony Xperia 1 II with 5G and large 21: 9 display

ZoomSony Xperia 1 II with 5G and large 21: 9 display© Sony

Apple has so far waived the 5G standard. It doesn’t matter. Since the 5G network is not yet sufficiently developed in this country, you cannot exploit the full potential of the speed anyway. According to rumors, the iPhone 12 coming in autumn will probably be launched with a 5G module. The iPhone is also equipped for 5G if the network is to be expanded across the board in 2021.

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