Super-Fast 5G
Essential Apple User Magazine|January 2022
Once again, the 13-series iPhones feature 5G connectivity. This is the fifth generation of the broadband cellular networks standard, and it’s very fast. All four iPhones in the iPhone 13 series feature 5G, and it’s compatible with 3G and 4G for areas that don’t yet have a 5G infrastructure.

What is 5G?

5G is the latest standard for getting onto the Internet with your smartphone. It follows previous standards 3G and 4G. Most major mobile phone networks offer 5G services, and if you’re somewhere where there isn’t 5G coverage, your iPhone can still use older 3G and 4G networks too.

The new 5G standard is much faster than previous cellular technologies, making downloads faster, video streaming more reliable and online gaming snappier. It’s also much better at coping when there are lots of devices close by, all accessing cellular data networks at once. We’ve all had problems going online with mobile devices when in a crowd, right? With 5G, this is much less of a problem.

“The arrival of 5G marks the beginning of a new era for iPhone, and we’re thrilled to bring these impressive new capabilities to our customers.”

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