5G Smart Phones
With the New Year and the new 5G network beginning to grow in service, the big names in phone development aren't going to be left behind in the old 4G world. Here is a quick rundown of four 5G capable phones from Samsung and OnePlus:
Note: If you don't know what the big deal about 5G is, checkout our article where we explain what is the deal with 5G Networks
Samsung S10 5G
Samsung's first 5G ready device is aptly named the S10 5G and was released in the spring of 2019. A quick summary is that the S10 5G is the natural step-up from the S10+ with a 6.7 inch edge-to-edge screen, 2 cameras on the front and 4 on the back, 8GB of RAM, 512GB of internal storage, and much much more. The battery should last you all day as the S10 5G learns how you use your phone and when to provide optimal power usage to extend battery life. Anticipating you spending more and more time on your new phone with the exciting 5G network, Samsung has reduced the amount of blue light coming from the screen to make it easier on the eyes.
Available at Verizon for $1299.99 for 512GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
This newest incarnation in the Galaxy Note series is looking to replace Samsung's other 5G capable phone, the Galaxy S10 5G, with its sleek lines and superior design. Flaunting its high-polish metal and edge-to-edge screen covered in durable glass, the Note 10+ impresses with the larger 6.8-inch screen and thin 7.9mm design. Preparing to handle all the extra work it will be taking on with the 5G network, the Note 10+ has a 7nm processor, 12GB of RAM, and an impressive 512GB of internal storage. If that's not enough for you, pop in a microSD card to add 1TB more storage capability to hold all those magnificent videos and pictures you'll be taking with its 5 cameras; 1 in the front for impressive selfies and 4 on the back to capture your exciting life! And don't worry, the Note 10+ will keep up with you with a full days charge ta
king only 30 minutes with its super fast charging.
Available at T-Mobile with 256GB internal storage for $1299.99
Available at Verizon for $1299.99 for 256GB
OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro
Offering consumers a more affordable option to big-name smartphone companies, OnePlus has already thrown in with the 5G wave. The OnePlus 7 Pro is made 5G compatible with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 powered by Qualcomm AI Engine. Its 6.67 inch display has a 90Hz refresh rate and a unique liquid cooling system with 10 cooling layers throughout the design. If you're a gamer, don't worry about your phone heating up while you're taking the 20 minutes to charge it, just keep blasting those aliens! 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage will keep you going.
The OnePlus 7T Pro is a very similar model, just beefed up a little. The 7T Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus and in addition to the liquid cooling system, it has advanced thermal gel as well as a vapour-filled copper heat pipe! Whoa! Finally, both phones have a unique pop-up front-facing selfie camera that won't interrupt your immersive experience on the edge-to-edge screen.
OnePlus 7 Pro is available on OnePlus.com for $739.00 for 8GB of RAM and the 7T Pro MacLaren is available on T-Mobile for $899.99
Anila Schneider is a deal news and tech editor with passwird.com and a Canadian blogger charting her path to financial independence at bcwildfire.com