According to Samsung,
pre-orders for its first 5G smartphone will kick off May 22 in the
U.K. The phone then goes on sale June 7 through
Samsung’s website, Samsung Experience Stores, EE, and Vodafone. Samsung insinuated that the
Galaxy S10 5G will eventually be available on other networks,
though the company didn’t say as much in its announcement.
Android Authority reached out to Samsung for more information on
availability, but didn’t hear back by press time.
Even though it’s exciting to see a flagship 5G smartphone
launch in the U.K., there’s reason to temper expectations.
Earlier in May,
it was reported that Galaxy S10 5G owners in South Korea have
struggled with poor 5G connectivity and an inability to switch to
4G LTE. Samsung pushed out an update that promised to iron out the
aforementioned issues, only for the issues to still stick
It’s been a blame game ever since, with Samsung and carriers
accusing each other of the issues. Let’s hope that a similar
scenario doesn’t play out in the U.K. once the Galaxy S10 5G
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Source: FS – Android
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G launches next month in the UK