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Mumbai. Reliance Jio and Airtel, two big private sector companies in India, have launched 5G service in some big cities of India, but still people are facing hurdles like updates and invites. Actually, most of the smartphone brands have 5G smartphones in India, but they either require software update or invite to run 5G. Not all smartphones are the same in the 5G ecosystem. Premium series of premium smartphones like Apple, Samsung and OnePlus will soon support 5G. Indian telcos are preparing lower and mid-band frequencies, which will be known as 6GHz and will have the capacity to cover more space.
Testing on to provide 5G support
From Apple to Samsung and OnePlus, they are testing to provide 5G support in their phones and soon the software will be released after all the testing is completed. Android smartphone maker has started releasing the update. According to Counterpoint Research, 37 million smartphones were shipped in India between July and September. In this 1.07 crore smartphones are 5G ready. In this, Samsung's share has been 27 percent, followed by Vivo and OnePlus. A 5G ready smartphone will require a special software to be 5G enabled. With its help, you will be able to take advantage of the 5G service of the smartphone service provider.
Check 5G Service Support on Airtel App
Actually, Airtel has launched its 5G service, which is currently limited to limited cities. Along with this, Airtel has also shared the list of smartphones that support 5G service and users can also check the support of their phones. For this, users will have to go to the Airtel app. Actually, Airtel has shared a list of devices that support brand wide 5G on its app, in which users can check the status of their phones.