Samsung Galaxy S10 5G: News, Features, and Release Date

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For the 10th anniversary of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones, it’s either go big or go home, and Samsung is going gargantuan. Its ultimate flagship smartphone this year, apart from the experimental Samsung Galaxy Fold, isn’t the Galaxy S10 Plus, but the Galaxy S10 5G.


Galaxy S10 5G is coming to T-Mobile

The next carrier to carry Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G is T-Mobile, which will start selling the 5G phone beginning June 28. T-Mobile’s 5G will only be accessible in parts of Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York, so signal will swap to 4G LTE if 5G is unavailable.

Like Verizon, T-Mobile’s 5G — at least with the Galaxy S10 5G — is sticking to mmWave (millimeter wave), which means range is short and walking into a building near a 5G node will likely mean you lose 5G service. T-Mobile has a coverage map so you can ensure the area you’re in has 5G.

The Galaxy S10 5G will cost $31.25 per month for 24 months on a no-interest installment plan (with a $550 down payment). The full retail price is $1,300. You should know this device does not support T-Mobile’s 600MHz 5G spectrum it plans on launching later this…

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