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5G phones

5G phones mean less latency, faster downloads, and more bandwidth for better coverage. Shop 5G phones including the latest Apple iPhone 13, and the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Z Series. Our 5G smartphones include models from all the big brands, which also means the newest phones and designs on the market.

Do 5G phones support 4G?

Every new generation of mobile phone 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 phones 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 5G phones in Australia, you’ll notice a big difference once you’re connected.

  • Speed. Downloads are about 75Mbps max now. Imagine 20Gbps
  • 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 13, Google Pixel 6, and Samsung Z range. 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 will be around for a long time
  • 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 the home of big brands, you can check out some of them here:

And there are also a heap of great-value accessories to go with the new 5G phones, including iPhone 13 and Samung Galaxy Z Fold accessories.

Does the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 have 5G?

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 both have 5G options, which is great for people looking for a new phone. Forward capability is important for Australians, and the option of an iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 with 4G as well as 5G adds extra value.

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. Reception for 5G phones will work a little differently than the existing 4G does now.

  • No big towers
  • Smaller base stations
  • Sit on existing street infrastructure
  • More base stations, 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
  • Less delays on actions, including 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.

^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.