5G Phones: Here are all 5G-ready smartphones expected to launch in 2019!
Many smartphone makers are gearing up to launch 5G smartphones in 2019 with fantastic specs such as 10GB RAM, triple-lens cameras. Here’s what you can expect.
Previously, OnePlus has announced its plans to launch a 5G-ready smartphone in 2019. Notably, they reiterated the same multiple times throughout this year. While we were expecting the OnePlus 7 to become the first 5G-ready smartphone from this brand, it looks like the company has special plans for this handset. A representative from the company recently said that 5G is going to mark the beginning of a new line-up of smartphones from OnePlus.
The new OnePlus 5G phone release date can fall sometime in the first half of 2019. As a result, we can look forward to seeing its prototype at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, the OnePlus 5G phone price is also a heated discussion. Over the year, the company has been increasing the base price of its phones. With 5G being a hot new feature, there is a high chance that the new OnePlus 5G smartphone to cost a bit higher than usual.
Without a doubt, Huawei is now one of the biggest proponents of 5G technology. The Chinese company is arguably the biggest names when it comes to the development of 5G network equipment and chips. According to many reports, Huawei is working on commercializing its first 5G smartphone. Based on what we gather, they plan on making it available to the public in the first half of 2019. Furthermore, the handset can be the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 flagship, a successor to the popular Mate series. Besides, Huawei 5G mobile hotspot device is also making its debut in Q2 of 2019.
In details, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is confirmed to bring support for 5G networks. Previously, Xiaomi President Lei Jun has shared an image on Weibo of a Mi Mix 3 unit running on the 5G network. However, the Mi Mix 3 in question is expected to run on the next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset which can support 5G networks. On the other hand, the 5G-ready Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 can also bring in 10GB of RAM. We can expect the new version of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 to hit the market in Quarter 1 2018.
Back in February, Qualcomm finally announced their partnership with 18 OEMs to launch the 5G-ready smartphone in 2019. Notably, the list includes HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones. In details, the upcoming Nokia 5G smartphone is going to run on the Qualcomm’s X50 5G modem. In a demo of the X50 5G modem. Besides, Qualcomm was able to establish a 5G connection with greater than a gigabit per second download speeds. We can expect to meet this Nokia 5G smartphone in the summer of 2019.
Vivo recently fitted the Qualcomm X50 modem in the Nex S smartphone. According to this Chinese brand, the test completed the first phase of the protocol. On the other hand, they need to develop an actual 5G phone. Furthermore, China Mobile and Qualcomm have been key partners in the 5G rollout so China can be the first country to get 5G smartphones. For now, Vivo says its goal is to launch the first batch of commercial 5G devices by 2019.
6. Samsung Galaxy S10:
One of the hottest and most discussed smartphones right now is the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10! Based on the latest report, the handset is going to include a special 5G variant in 2019. For now, Samsung already announced its new Exynos Modem 5100, which it says is the “industry’s first 5G modem that is fully compatible with 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 15.” On the other hand, the Korean brand is expected to launch four smartphones on the tenth anniversary of the Galaxy S series devices. Moreover, three of these smartphones are expected to launch in February-March. Meanwhile, the fourth one with 5G may launch at a later stage.