Smart Communications is hard at work in bringing 5G connectivity in the Philippines — from upgrading their network infrastructure to offering 5G phones to its subscribers.
Before the Smart 5G commercial service went live last July 30, the company did announce that they have teamed up with big brands like Samsung, Huawei, Vivo, and Realme to bring the initial Smart 5G-certified mobile phones in the Philippines.
So if you want to enjoy the benefits of 5G, and your location is part of Smart’s 5G coverage, then you might want to get these Smart 5G-certified smartphones. We’ve also included a couple of older 5G phones that are available through Smart but are yet to receive Smart 5G stamp.
Updated: 11/30/20, 04:27PM
Smart 5G smartphones
- Realme X50 Pro (coming soon)
- iPhone 12 series (coming soon)
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Samsung Galaxy A42
- Vivo X50 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
- Huawei Nova 7 (256GB)
- Huawei Nova 7 SE (128GB)
- Huawei P40 Pro Plus (512GB)
- Huawei P40 Pro (256GB)
- Huawei P40 (128GB)
- OPPO Find X2 Pro*
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G*
- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra*
*not Smart 5G-certified
All are available through Smart Signature Plans and, it goes without saying that they come with a 24-month lock-in contract.
Smart Signature Plan with device starts with the Plan S for Php999. It comes with 5GB of data, 50 minutes all-net calls, and unlimited all-net texts and on-net calls. The monthly plan bill will be added to the cash out fee and/or the monthly device payment.
But if none on these devices tickles your fancy, then here’s a complete list of 5G smartphones available in the Philippines, which you can get without any postpaid plan.
In case you’re still undecided, you might want to check out the reasons why you should get a 5G phone in 2020.