Sprint, LG to Unveil First 5G Smartphone in US in 1H 2019

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Sprint announced that it is working with LG to deliver the first mobile 5G smartphone in the U.S.in the first half of 2019.

Sprint customers will be among the first in the world to experience the incredible speed, reliability and mobility of 5G on this innovative handset built for the country’s first mobile 5G network when it launches in first half of next year. Device specifications and exact timing will be announced later.

Sprint recently announced plans to launch its 5G mobile network in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles & New York City, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Additional markets will be announced as Sprint continues the roll-out of its blazing-fast mobile 5G service.

Dr. John Saw, CTO, Sprint
LG has done tremendous work developing technical designs that enable us to be among the first movers in mobile 5G. Today’s announcement brings us one step closer to putting a beautifully-designed advanced 5G smartphone in our customer’s hands. 

William Cho, CEO and North American President, Sprint
Building on LG’s legacy of innovation, our teams are enthusiastic about partnering with Sprint’s 5G experts to bring next-generation mobile to market in the U.S., while continuing to evolve LG’s best-in-class design elements for Sprint customers.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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