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No 5g radio

smcgarvey6

Tuesday, 7:39 PM
Why are there no 5g radios in the newest iPhones. Even the s10 has a 5g variant.
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smerits

Wednesday, 8:54 AM
Because there is no 5g service besides at a couple of football stadiums. It's just as useless in the S10 as it would be in the new iphone.
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Rich Brome

Wednesday, 11:54 AM
A lot of reasons.

5G coverage is still limited. It won't be truly widespread in the US until about this time next year, when Apple is expected to put 5G in an iPhone.

A solid, practical 5G phone for the US would support both mmWave and sub-6 GHz bands, and not even Samsung has been able to launch a phone like that. No one has. Apple would never launch a 5G phone that can only do mmWave 5G, (as Samsung did with the S10 5G and Note10 5G for Verizon).

Related to the previous point, the technology is just generally in its commercial infancy. Samsung and the rest of the industry are putting 5G out there just to claim some "firsts". Apple has never played that game. Their approach has always been to adopt new technology when they can d...
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smcgarvey6

Wednesday, 7:37 PM
Very good thank you for that explanation.
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