The first 5G networks have now launched in the UK and US. To go alongside this rollout, 5G phones have already been announced from Samsung, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo and more. We've detailed those below and linked to our other in-depth coverage of those devices. 

If you want to know more about 5G itself, including all the details on the network rollouts, check out our main 5G feature - otherwise, let's see who's talked about launching 5G phones so far. 

By the way, this feature is just for 2019 phones at the moment - we think the iPhone XII (iPhone 12) in 2020 will be Apple's first 5G phone. In a surprise announcement, Apple has now linked up with Qualcomm to use its 5G modem. On the same day and in a clearly coordinated move, alternative supplier Intel announced it wouldn't produce 5G smartphone modems after all. 

Nokia has also now announced that it is going to use Qualcomm 5G chips in a future smartphone - we might get to see this during 2019 but it's more likely it will be at next year's Mobile World Congress event in February. 

Samsung S10 5G, Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy Fold


The Galaxy S10 5G - which we've reviewed in full and think, arguably, is the best 5G handset to date - is available now from EE, O2, Three and Vodafone in the UK and Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint in the US.

There's also the Note 10+ 5G available from Three, Vodafone, EE and O2 in the UK and Verizon in the US. This new, even larger device comes complete with the familiar S-Pen stylus. It also looks smarter than the S10 equivalent, making it an obvious 5G champ. 

An improved version of the Galaxy Fold - after earlier problems - will go on sale in September, with Now the protective film on the display extended beyond the bezels so it can't be removed. 

Samsung uses its own chipset and modem for at least some S Series devices. As before, Qualcomm's 5G hardware is inside US-sold S10 devices, while Samsung Exynos hardware is used for the rest of the world. Samsung's 5G modem is called the Exynos Modem 5100. 

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OnePlus 7 Pro 5G


The OnePlus 7 Pro has a 5G variant of the usual handset, hence the rather unsurprising OnePlus 7 Pro 5G name. It's available now on EE in the UK. Key to the feature set is a fast refresh-rate screen, which makes everything look silky smooth.

Again, it's running Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855. Interestingly, OnePlus says that even though it looks the same as the standard OnePlus 7 Pro, it had to do a lot of work internally to get the cooling and antenna array right - so it's quite different to the standard Pro in that regard.

We're expecting the upcoming OnePlus 7T to have a 5G variant as well - the 7T Pro. 

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G


The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 uses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 platform and sports a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. Key to its design, however, is a sliding mechanism - meaning there's no front-facing camera interrupting the dominant front screen.

It's launched in the UK with Vodafone, Three and O2. Price-wise it's a little cheaper than many 5G phones, which makes it a great start point if you want to try out super-fast connectivity.

Oppo Reno 5G


Oppo first showed off a prototype of its 5G handset on the Qualcomm stand at Mobile World Congress 2019 (above). We've now looked at the phone in the flesh. It's available on EE in the UK

The 6.6-inch phone is based around Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 platform, has an edge-to-edge OLED display with pop-up shark-fin front camera, and a triple rear camera with a 10x hybrid zoom. 

Huawei Mate X and Mate 20 X 5G


A 5G version of the huge 7.2-inch Mate 20 X we looked at earlier this year - dubbed the 'Godzilla of phones' - is now available in the UK.

In the UK, O2, Three, Vodafone and EE all previously confirmed the Mate 20 X 5G, but the plans were thrown into doubt because of Huawei's trade ban.

However, with the Huawei-Google situation at least a little clearer, the handset is available on Three, EE, Vodafone and Sky Mobile right now - and from Carphone Warehouse too. 

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Huawei has also talked about its Mate X foldable phone that will be released later in the year - probably September. It supports 5G and before the ban was announced as coming to Vodafone and EE in the UK.

It won't be cheap, although there's no UK price as yet. The global announcement set it at €2,299 with 8GB RAM and 512GB storage. 

Huawei is also going to be providing a 5G home router - we've seen this in action at one of Vodafone's 5G trials - called the 5G CPE Pro router. Vodafone, Three and EE will be stocking this; Vodafone is marketing it as 5G GigaCube. 

Huawei uses its own hardware platform inside its flagship devices and its 5G modem is called Balong 5000, boasting a 6.5Gbps max speed. It works alongside the Kirin 980 platform that made its debut inside the Mate 20 Pro and has now been used in the P30 series.

Aside from these devices, we're expecting the late-2019 Mate 30 to be Huawei's first mass-market 5G phone

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LG V50 ThinQ


The new mainstream flagship 4G phone from LG is the LG G8, but LG also announced the V50 ThinQ which is available on EE in the UK. The G Series phones like the G8 will stay as 4G LTE phones according to LG, while V devices will be 5G from now on.

The V50 ThinQ has a 4000mAh battery and a liquid-cooling chamber to keep everything nice and chilled - dissipating heat up to 40 per cent faster than its predecessor model. It's based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 platform. 

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Moto 5G phones

Motorola's Moto Z3 has a 5G Moto Mod and it's available now in the US as a Verizon exclusive. We've seen it in the flesh and, while it isn't that as impressive as some of the other 5G phones we've seen since, it was a decent first stab at a 5G device. 

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Sony Xperia 5G phone

Sony used Mobile World Congress earlier this year to launch three phones, but none of those were 5G. Instead, a prototype of Sony's 5G device - which has a long 21:9 aspect ratio - was shown on Qualcomm's stand. Details are limited, but we know it uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and X50 5G modem. That's as much as we have right now - we might get it imminently at IFA 2019 although we've heard some whispers from a network that it could be one for 2020.

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Vivo 5G phone

Vivo is also confirmed to be developing a 5G device, with a prototype shown late on Qualcomm's stand at CES 2019. As yet there's no word when it will launch. 

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ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G

We normally don't cover ZTE a great deal because of the availability of its devices in Europe, but ZTE has announced that the Axon 10 Pro 5G handset will be coming to Europe this year, perhaps bolstered by the success of other Chinese handset manufacturers.

Again the phone runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 and it's rumoured to have a 6.47-inch 2,340 x 1,080 display.