The Galaxy S20 (pictured) originally launched without support for Verizon’s mmWave network. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge
Verizon is releasing a new version of the 5G Galaxy S20 on June 4th, which supports its fast, Ultra Wideband millimeter-wave 5G network. The “Samsung Galaxy S20 UW” will be available for preorder on May 21st starting at $41.66 a month for 24 months or $999.99 full retail. In addition to offering support for Verizon’s current mmWave network, it will also support the carrier’s low-band 5G network when that launches later this year.
At launch, all of Samsung’s Galaxy S20 phones — including the S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra — supported 5G in some form. However, until now, only the more expensive S20 Plus and S20 Ultra have supported the faster mmWave 5G technology favored by Verizon. The new release means that the entire Galaxy S20 lineup now…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts