5G is here and almost every new smartphone coming out has a 5G variant. Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is one of the first fully integrated smartphones to run on the 5G network in the USA. It has made other companies also launch their 5G phones and LG is out with its latest flagship LG V50 5G.
It raises an important question of whether you should upgrade to 5G or not? While there are not many choices for 5G phones, here is a Samsung Galaxy S10 vs LG V50 comparison to decide your future 5G mobile.
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
Samsung recently launched its latest flagship series Galaxy S10 which has many different variants. Galaxy S10 is normal, S10e is the smaller one, while S10+ is the biggest and the best. While the normal Samsung Galaxy S10 has a 5G variant called Galaxy S10 5G.
The new Galaxy S10 is already a powerful machine with a 6.7-inch Quad AMOLED Infinity-O display. It features six powerful cameras, with 4 at the back and 2 at the front with 3D depth support. Galaxy S10 5G has a massive 4500 mAH battery which is enough to run for the whole day and superfast charging. Along with that S10 5G has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage.
LG V50 ThinQ 5G
LG is the only company which produces most of its components and is famous for the new OLED display. The latest LG V50 ThinQ features full vision 6.4-inch QHD+ OLED display screen. LG V50 has five powerful cameras with 12MP+16MP+12MP setup at back and 8MP+5MP at the front.
In terms of audio also, LG has explored new realms with the latest DTS:X 3D surround Hi-Fi Quad DAC audio system. LG V50 5G also boasts the powerful Qualcomm 855 Snapdragon processor. The battery is of 4000 mAH capacity with an internal cooling system. There is also 6 GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage in the new LG V50 5G variant along with Android Pie.
Should you upgrade to 5G?
The important question is not which 5G phone to have, but is whether to upgrade from 4G to 5G or not? It should be noted that even though 5G is out, it is just in the beginning phase. There are a lot of areas left to be covered with the 5G network and also it needs a lot of improvement. Further, there is not much use of 5G as most of the apps and services that require 5G are in the development stage.
Verizon vs Sprint: Final Verdict
In the US, Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is available on Verizon while LG V50 ThinQ has Sprint as its exclusive 5G carrier. To be honest, there is no comparison between any of the 5G networks as none of them has implemented its total plans. They are still spreading their towers and adding more regions to the 5G network.
As for the phones, Samsung Galaxy 10 5G costs $1300 at Verizon and LG V50 costs $1150 at Sprint. There is no point in switching carriers for 5G as all of them are the same. It would be better if you continue your existing network and upgrade accordingly. As for the two smartphones, Samsung Galaxy S10, although a bit expensive is clearly the most powerful smartphone.