Indeed, the 5G network of the Telekom acts in spite of the 12,000 upgraded antennas on the map is still like a patchwork quilt - but 5G sends. In the DSS process, the Telekom sends with a spectrum of 15 MHz in both LTE as well as 5G. The Problem: While all of the halfway-to-date mobile phones LTE on Band 1 are the previous UMTS frequencies can be received, the 5G has.Hardware requirements votes, but there is no lack of the Software
To support all 5G phones of the first Generation 5G N1, such as the frequency band in the 5G network is. The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, for example, is out. However, even if you find N1 in the technical description, a 5G Tariff of the Telekom did and also in the covered area are: Many of the phones do not log in currently, in the new network. Joint research by NASA and inside digital show why this is so: The phones are missing the right Software.Samsung S20 can use the 5G network only in July, also OnePlus 8 strike yet
As the telecoms press office on request told, is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S20 in the 5G variant, the necessary Software Update yet. It will at the latest at 6. July are ready. "Currently, the S20 supports 5G in 3.x GHz network,“ says Telecom. The network sends only in a few downtown areas of major cities.
in addition to the S20 from Samsung Telecom also markets the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro and the Huawei P40 Pro. While the Huawei device is working already, missing the OnePlus model is also the necessary Update. With him is to be expected "in a few days" to. Whether there is a difference between the Telecom and commercially purchased devices, told us the Telekom on demand.
Until the 5G Updates for the phones are here, you will benefit in any case from the better LTE network. Incomprehensible, however, is not why the Telecom communicates this Information in a transparent and instead of Frustration for the customers who want to try out the 5G network.
Important: So that you can use 5G in the case of Telecom, you need a 5G Plan. The use of 5G is only possible if you have a original telecoms agreement of the latest Generation. Also, with the Prepaid cards of Telecom 5G is in the current Generation, generally speaking, possible. According to the Telekom 2 million customers have a 5G-capable contract.