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5th generation technology mobile networks which is the evolution of both LTE and 4G which promises to bring greater data speeds for your digital lifestyle, lower latency for your mobile gaming, and the ability to connect more devices for your smart home all at once.
Check if your SIM is 5G ready
Text SIMCHECK to 5832 for free
Check here to know if your area has 5G coverage.
Make sure that your device is a
Smart 5G certified phone
Potentially ULTRA FAST & REAL LAG-FREE Entertainment with Smart’s 5G network.
Enjoy a fast viewing experience in high resolution with our expanding range of 5G ready smart phone
Play your favorite mobile games with low latency and fast DL/UL speeds for quick reaction
Get hold of these Smart 5G-certified devices with our Smart Signature plans.
We were the first to bring you 4G LTE in the Philippines,
and now we are working to make 5G accessible to everyone.
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Analogue Cell, Birth of Telecommunication
Digital Cell, Mobile phone for everyone
Mobile broadband was first introduced
Smart first brought LTE Mobile Broadband
The future and the present of mobile internet.
Basic voice calls
Better voice calls
SMS/Text messaging MMS/Multimedia Messaging were introduced
The start of mobile internet era
Users are able to do voice and video calls, transmit data, and send videos
Products: Smart Broadband Stick
Internet quality and speed were greatly improved
Mobile streaming services were introduced
Smart was the first to bring the fastest 4G LTE in the Philippines
Products: GIGA, Smart Bro
ULTRA FAST download speeds
LAG FREE gaming
8K Video Streaming
Advanced Mobile Phone System
Global System for Mobile Communication
High Speed Packet Access
The network needs to keep up with increasing demand of mobile data
5G technology is the next generation of wireless internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable internet connections than ever before.
5G is up to 3x faster than LTE (4G) and has lower latency similar to your fiber internet connection.
Some examples of the benefits of 5G are the following:
Download a 20 minute episode from Netflix in as fast as 10 seconds.
Experience faster mobile gaming speeds.
Watch your favorite YouTube videos on your device’s maximum mobile resolution without experiencing buffering.
5G is now available to Smart Postpaid, Smart Prepaid and Smart Bro Prepaid Subscribers.
5G will soon be available to all Prepaid subscribers and Smart Bro Postpaid.
Smart 5G network is beginning its rollout in key cities nationwide.
You can visit 5g.smart for the list of locations where 5G is available.
You will need three (3) things:
A 5G-ready SIM
A Smart-certified 5G handset
Be in an Area where the Smart 5G network is available
The following are the initial line-up of Smart 5G-certified devices, which are now available with Smart Signature Plans:
Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
Huawei P40 5G
Huawei P40 Pro 5G
Huawei nova 7 (5G)
Huawei nova 7 SE (5G)
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G
Huawei P40 Pro+ 5G
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
We shall also offer the latest 5G smartphones from our other device partners such as Vivo and realme soon.
Each device may have specific regional versions that may prohibit it from working on the Smart 5G network.
Specific to devices bought outside the Philippines, these are designed to work with the telcos of the country from where the device was sold.
For the best experience, we recommend you avail of the 5G -certified devices from Smart.
Yes, provided it works with a Smart LTE or 5G SIM, and where Smart 5G network is available
Prepaid: Smart Prepaid and TNT 5G-ready SIMs are available nationwide in retail stores Smart Store Online, and Smart Stores near you.
Postpaid: All Smart Signature Plans are 5G-ready
No, all current Smart 4G/LTE SIMs are 5G ready.
To check if your SIM is 4G/LTE-enabled, text SIMCHECK to 5832, for FREE.
Assisted upgrade in all Smart Stores. Upgrade service is free of cost.
Update anytime anywhere with the LTE Upgrade SIM. Available in retail stores near you, Smart Store Online and Smart Stores.
Download Ookla Speedtest app in Google Play Store or Apple App Store
However, due to how speedtests are designed to work, running one will consume around 1GB of your data allocation at full 5G speeds
Assuming you have the same Smart 5G certified phones, LTE or 5G-Ready SIMs, and are within the same coverage area, then yes you should have the same experience.
No. All Smart Signature subscribers will be able to enjoy 5G assuming Smart Postpaid subscriber has a Smart 5G-certified device and in a 5G covered area
If you are on 5G, and you use VoLTE, then the connection downgrades to LTE for as long as the voice call is active. After the call, the connection then returns to 5G.
VOWIFI calls are over WiFi, and has no connection to 5G.
VoWiFi and VoLTE are not yet available to Prepaid subscribers.
Yes, profile is the same as our current LTE Sims, which is compatible with the 5G network
eSIM is not yet available to our subscribers. Please stay tuned for updates on its availability.
Yes as long as you will be using a certified Smart 5G phone. No additional configuration needed.
It will still depend on your usage.
Given the faster speeds, you may be inclined to download more content or stream and watch in Full HD or 4K. This will then consume more data. But browsing the same content and playing the same games should in general consume the same data volume and affect your data allocation in the same way as it was on LTE.
The main differences are the faster speed and lower latency will give a better experience in both media streaming and gaming.
Smart Infinity subscribers will be able to enjoy 5G
A mobile phone model that has been tested and verified to work with Smart's 5G network.
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