So what does this new 5G do on the LG V50? It's an entirely new network configuration and being built out across the country. Right now we have 6 cities lit up with 5G coverage - but what does that mean to you on your new LG V50?
Simply put - it means speed! Side by side, outdoors in a fairly crowded network environment, I was able to pull down 87Mb/sec on the Galaxy Note 9 on 4G LTE, a true speed demon and powerhouse of a phone. While still in the very same location, I was able to pull down 158 Mb/sec on the LG V50 Thinq!
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 4G LTE Speed Test
LG V50 ThinQ 5G Speed Test
As the network build continues we'll see even faster and faster speeds, combined with market-wide coverage, so you get these faster speeds across the metro, not just right next to the tower!
Hope this helps you understand the benefits of true 5G from Sprint!
- Will England
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