Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Sprint announces that its first 5G phone will come from LG

Sprint and LG say they'll offer the first 5G phone in the first half of 2019 Sprint partners with LG to launch 5G smartphone in 2019
Cecil Davis | 17 August, 2018, 01:13

It should be safe to say that LG's 5G smartphone for Sprint coming next year will follow the same trend.

America's fourth-biggest carrier just announced it has parented up with LG to bring U.S. customers their first 5G phone. Unfortunately, but perhaps not too surprisingly, Sprint isn't providing any concrete details about the device just yet and the Life's Good crew isn't opening up on the upcoming smartphone, either.

The unnamed smartphone will land during the first half of 2019, and it's claimed that it will be the first 5G smartphone available in the United States.

Last month, Sprint introduced new unlimited wireless plans bundled with video streaming platform Hulu and music streaming service Tidal, in an effort to attract more customers with media content.

Sprint and T-Mobile are now working to persuade antitrust regulators to approve their merger, which would combine the nation's fourth-largest and third-largest wireless carriers, respectively.

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William Cho, LG Electronics North America President, and CEO said the company is looking forward to expanding its 20-year-old partnership with Sprint through the 5G smartphone. The list of the cities to get 5G connectivity include-Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Washington DC.

Most recently, the closest a smartphone manufacturer came to a 5G smartphone, is Motorola. Notably, the shift from 4G to 5G will enable Sprint customers to download full-length HD movie within seconds, and play high-speed games without delays, hiccups or lag-time.

"Sprint is moving fast on the road to 5G and we are thrilled to announce the first 5G smartphone with the innovative team at LG", said John Saw, Sprint's chief technology officer. With Massive MIMO at the foundation of Sprint's Gigabit LTE and 5G service, Sprint can keep meeting its customers' demand for unlimited data and high-bandwidth applications, such as television in high definition and virtual reality.

Of course, the Verizon-exclusive Moto Z3 is not technically a 5G-enabled product, needing a separate accessory that's obviously not yet ready for primetime to achieve the mobile network speeds of tomorrow.