Find the best deals on a 5G phone for Black Friday 2020. From early November to Cyber Monday 2020, Funtober will help you find online sales and ads for 5G phones for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
5G is the fifth generation of wireless networks that is expected to replace 4G LTE. Here are some of the 5G smart phones that we will be tracking prices on over the Thanksgiving Day weekend:
Moto Z3 – The phone is not 5G capable by default. The 5G moto mod (regularly retailing for $350 USD) can snap on to the Motorola phone to give it a 5G mod. The mod comes with the 2000mAh battery.
LG V50 ThinQ 5G smartphone – The phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, a 4000 mAh battery, and five cameras (three front and two back-facing).
Smasung Galaxy S10 5G – It has a 6.7 inch QHD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem. There are four rear cameras and two front facing cameras.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G – It is coming to Verizon in August and AT&T, Spring and T-Mobile later. The price is $1300 USD. It has a 6.8 inch bezel-less display. It has 12 GB of RAM and can have either 256 GB or 512 GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Fold – There will be two versions of this foldable phone and one will specifically be made for 5G networks.The largest screen is a 7.3 inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED display. The front screen is a 4.6 inch HD+ Super AMOLED display.There are two front-facing cameras and triple rear-facing cameras. It has a 4380mAh battery, wireless charging, 12 GB RAM, and 512 GB of storage. The cost for the 5G model is expected to be more than $2000 with a release date of 2019.
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G – This phone has a 4000mAh battery, 6 – 12 GB of RAM, 128 or 256 GB of storage, and a 6.67 inch QHD+ Fluid AMOLED display. It is currently available and price at around $700 USD.
Energizer Power Max P8100S – A foldable 5G phone with a 6 inch outside screen and 8.1 inch inside screen. It has 48 MP and 12 MP rear cameras, along with a 24 MP front facing selfie camera. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and has 8 GB ram, 256 GB expandable storage, and a 10000mAH battery. Anticipated release date is Q3 2019.
Alcatel 7 5G – The anticipated release of this phone is late 2019 in some areas. This is a 5G phone with 6.5 inch screen, triple rear camera and 4000mAh battery.
Here are the cell networks we will be following during Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019:
Verizon – The Verizon Wireless 5G is expected to be 20 times faster than 4G LTE. The 5G network has reportedly been launched in Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, Chicago, Minneapolis, Devner, Providence, St. Paul Minnesota and Washington DC. There are four Verizon 5G phones including the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, and the Motorola moto z3 and z4 with 5G Moto Mod.
AT&T – The AT&T 5G network is open to certain customers in select portions of the following cities: Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; Dallas; Houston; Indianapolis; Jacksonville, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; Oklahoma City; New Orleans; Raleigh, N.C.; San Antonio; Waco; Austin; Nashville; Orlando; Los Angeles; San Diego; San Francisco; and San Jose. AT&T 5G phones include the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and a second 5G phone anticipated to be available in the second half of 2019.
T-Mobile – The T-Mobile 5G had a June 2019 launch date with six cities: Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York. T-mobile phones include the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.
Sprint – The Sprint 5G network has gone live in five cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and Kansas City, Missouri. Sprint 5G phones include LG V50 ThinQ 5G and Galaxy S10 5G.