U Mobile 5G: here is the list of phones that can connect to 5G

U Mobile customers with supported 5G-enabled prepaid and postpaid plans can enjoy faster 5G connectivity starting today (November 3, 2022). They are the fourth telecom company to offer commercial 5G services in Malaysia after Yes 5G, Unifi Mobile and Celcom. To connect to Digital Nasional Berhad’s 5G network, you will need a supported 5G plan, be within DNB’s 5G coverage areas, and have a supported 5G device.

If you’re wondering if your current 5G phone is supported, here’s the full list of U Mobile starting November 2nd:

U Mobile 5G compatible devices

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 + 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A13 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M23 5G
  • Oppo Reno 8 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 8
  • Oppo Reno 8Z
  • Oppo Reno 7 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 7
  • Oppo Reno 7Z
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 6
  • Oppo Reno 6Z
  • Oppo Find X3 Pro
  • Oppo Find X5 Pro
  • Oppo A77 5G
  • Viva V20 Pro
  • Long live V21
  • Viva X50 Pro
  • Long live X50
  • Viva X70 Pro
  • Long live Y76
  • Viva X60 Pro
  • Viva X80 Pro
  • Long live Y66
  • Long live Y77
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 7 SE
  • Honor Magic 4 Pro
  • Honor X9 5G

Similar to Unifi Mobile, U Mobile does not support Samsung Galaxy S21 and S20 5G series which are already supported on Yes 5G. Interestingly, U Mobile’s list of devices didn’t include phones from Asus, OnePlus, Nokia, Realme, BlackShark, and Xiaomi. The compatibility of the device depends on the agreements between the telecommunications company and the manufacturer of the device and in most cases a software update is required.

When can iPhone support 5G on U Mobile?

U Mobile is still working with Apple to enable the service on existing 5G compatible devices via a software update. U Mobile is one of Apple’s four telecom partner companies in Malaysia, and users will need to get an operator settings update to enable 5G on their devices. The current iPhone 12, 13 and 14 series support the 5G bands required in Malaysia.

Which U Mobile plan supports 5G?

Currently, U Mobile is enabling 5G access for its U Postpaid 38, 68 and 98. Using 5G will use the plan’s existing high-speed data quota and that means you can use up to 1000GB for 5G on the plan U Postpaid 98. Note that these postpaid plans only include 5GB of hotspot per month.

For the prepaid, U Mobile offers 5G access to its U25 and U35 prepaid plans. However, users will only be able to enjoy 5G through a speed booster that can only be activated for one hour per day (30 hours per month). You can learn more about U Mobile’s 5G supported plans here.

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