Sprint and LG have announced that they will be launching a 5G smartphone in the US next year. LG is launching a new 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019 and the handset will be available on Sprint.
LG have not released any details on this new 5G smartphone, it is possible that we may get some more details about the device at Mobile World Congress in February.
“Sprint is moving fast on the road to 5G and we are thrilled to announce the first 5G smartphone with the innovative team at LG,” said Dr. John Saw, Sprint chief technology officer. “LG has done tremendous work developing technical designs that enable us to be among the first movers in mobile 5G. Today’s announcement brings us one step closer to putting a beautifully-designed advanced 5G smartphone in our customer’s hands. And we’re excited to revolutionize the mobile industry as we dramatically improve the way Sprint customers work, play and stay connected.”
“LG has been working side-by-side with Sprint for nearly 20 years, and we are looking forward to expanding this partnership with 5G,” said William Cho, LG Electronics North America President and CEO. Building on LG’s legacy of innovation, our teams are enthusiastic about partnering with Sprint’s 5G experts to bring next-generation mobile to market in the U.S., while continuing to evolve LG’s best-in-class design elements for Sprint customers.”
As soon as we get some details on exactly what Sprint and LG have planned for their new 5G smartphones we will let you guys know.