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5G Phones

Experience lightning-fast speeds with JB's range of 5G phones! From the latest Apple iPhone 15, Samsung Galaxy S24, and ASUS ROG 8 to top picks from Google Pixel, OPPO, and more, these phones deliver blazing-fast internet, quick downloads, and smooth, buffer-free gaming.

Do 5G phones support 4G?

Every new generation of mobile phones supports the previous one. So, yes, 5G mobile phones will support 4G, which means finding a new phone doesn’t mean you have to wait for the 5G coverage to be everywhere. It also means 5G smartphones will give you:

  • Extra value
  • Big features for tomorrow
  • The best of both worlds now

What can 5G phones do?

When you’re upgrading to a 5G handset in Australia, you’ll notice a big difference once you’re connected.

  • Speed. 5G download speeds in Australia are now up to 500Mbps.
  • Latency. No delays. Great for gaming and overall responsiveness.
  • Capacity. Big crowds won’t create access problems anymore.

Check out the differences between 4G vs. 5G.

Are 5G phones worth it?

With so many great value mobile phones on the market, 5G may be the thing that tips you over the edge for great value, especially with new releases such as the iPhone 15, Google Pixel 8a, Samsung Galaxy A35, A55, and S24 series, and the ASUS ROG 8. While it may cost you a little more upfront, the benefits will be worth it if you’re in a 5G area. There are a few things to think about:

  • You’ll need a new phone. 5G won’t run on current 4G-only phones
  • 4G devices will eventually become old-tech
  • Older devices might not be able to take advantage of the latest Wi-Fi technologies
  • Big brands are already releasing quality 5G phones
  • Speak to us about what you need

Which phones support 5G?

Whether you’re looking for Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, or other Android phones, lots of big brands already have 5G phones on the market. As Australia’s largest tech retailer, JB offers a wide range of 5G phones from your favourite brands, including:

There is also a heap of great-value accessories to go with the new 5G phones, including iPhone 15 and Samsung Galaxy S24 accessories.

Does the iPhone 15 have 5G?

Yes, the iPhone SE, iPhone 13, iPhone 14, and iPhone 15 series are all equipped with 5G connectivity for lightning-fast data speeds. The iPhone 15, in particular, features cutting-edge specs designed to provide an exceptional wireless experience.

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Are 5G phones backwards compatible?

Yes, 5G phones are backwards compatible. Your 4G phone still works with 3G, so it’s something we have come to expect. That helps the value of 5G phones because:

  • there may not be 5G everywhere you go
  • when you go outside a 5G area, it will work on 4G

Do 5G phones get better reception?

Like everything, reception depends on where you are, but in a standard setting, 5G phones offer faster and more reliable connectivity. Reception for 5G phones will also work a little differently than 4G because it:

  • requires no big towers
  • needs smaller base stations
  • sits on existing street infrastructure
  • has more base stations for better reception

How much are 5G phones?

5G phones have a lot more tech than 4G models and will give you a heap of extra benefits in areas that matter, so you’ll probably pay a bit more. At JB, you’ll find value whatever your budget because of our:

What’s the difference between 4G and 5G phones?

5G phones have benefits where it matters most, and the best 5G phones take advantage of it. We’re talking about:

  • Better technology
  • Way faster download speeds
  • More reliable at concerts and sports grounds
  • Faster response and less lags, especially when gaming

Do I need a 5G phone?

The 5G network means 5G phones have a heap of extra benefits, such as faster speeds, less latency, and bigger capacity in crowded areas. If you have a 5G phone, and the 5G network comes to your area, you’ll love the benefits and features a 5G phone gives you.

If you're ready to upgrade your tech lifestyle, head to JB for a seamless upgrade to your gadgets today. From the convenience of our online shop to the welcoming atmosphere of our stores across Australia, we've got you covered!

We also stock a variety of cheap phones, retro and vintage style phones, home phones, computers, audio systems, essential small household electronic appliances and more — all at the best prices!

^Discounts apply to most recent previous ticketed/advertised price. As we negotiate on price, products are likely to have sold below ticketed/advertised price in stores prior to the discount offer. Prices may differ at airport & express stores.