Best 5G phone deals

Search for mobile phones models and compare our best contract deals

Apple
iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 Pro Max
£43.00 per month
100GB data
£250.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 13 Pro
iPhone 13 Pro
£39.00 per month
100GB data
£249.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 13
iPhone 13
£36.99 per month
20GB data
£79.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 13 mini
iPhone 13 mini
£24.00 per month
25GB data
£290.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy S21 5G
Galaxy S21 5G
£23.00 per month
30GB data
£269.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
£29.00 per month
100GB data
£234.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
£35.00 per month
100GB data
£284.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro Max
£37.00 per month
100GB data
£279.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro
£31.00 per month
Unlimited data
£299.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 12
iPhone 12
£22.00 per month
100GB data
£293.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Apple
iPhone 12 Mini
iPhone 12 Mini
£16.00 per month
100GB data
£299.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
£36.00 per month
50GB data
£289.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy S10 5G
Galaxy S10 5G
£49.00 per month
25GB data
£269.99 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy S20 Plus 5G
Galaxy S20 Plus 5G
£28.00 per month
30GB data
£196.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Google
Pixel 4a 5G
Pixel 4a 5G
£31.00 per month
4GB data
£30.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Samsung
Galaxy Note20 5G
Galaxy Note20 5G
£31.00 per month
100GB data
£199.00 upfront cost
See Deals
Nokia
8.3 5G
8.3 5G
£21.74 per month
6GB data
£120.00 upfront cost
See Deals

What are the best 5G phone deals?

Best new 5G-enabled phones

5G phones team super-fast connectivity with plenty of power and up-to-the-minute features. We take a closer look at 5G handsets and recommend some standout deals.

Compare deals

5G phones offer mobile internet speeds up to twenty times faster than 4G. That means you can do a lot more with phone and do it quicker.

And you can look forward to buffer-free streaming, lightning-quick HD movie downloads, instantaneous game and app downloads and super smooth and responsive online gaming.

We take a look at the best 5G phones below. And we'll take a look at whether limited coverage means they're a good buy right now.

What are the best 5G phones?

samsung galaxy s20

The very best 5G phones don't come cheap. But if price isn't a concern, we'd suggest you take a look at the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, the Galaxy Note 10 5G or Huawei's P40 Pro 5G.

All of which team 5G support with pro-grade cameras, huge batteries and bright, vibrant screens.

If you're looking to pay a bit less but still want a cutting-edge phone, there's the excellent OnePlus 8. Priced £599 when bought off-contract and SIM free, it's roughly half the outlay of Samsung's and Huawei's top-end handsets.

  • iPhone 13 (128GB Black)
    iPhone 13
    • 40GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £30.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • £57.00 per month
    24 month contract From EE Mobile
  • iPhone 13 Pro (128GB Gold)
    iPhone 13 Pro
    • 100GB of 5G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £199.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • £49.00 per month
    24 month contract From Buymobiles.net
  • iPhone 13 mini (128GB Black)
    iPhone 13 mini
    • 25GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £49.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • £51.00 per month
    24 month contract From Sky Mobile
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB Grey)
    iPhone 13 Pro Max
    • 100GB of 5G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £159.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • Claim free Apple TV+ and Music
    • £47.00 per month
    24 month contract From Mobiles.co.uk
  • iPhone 13 (128GB Pink)
    iPhone 13
    • 20GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £79.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • Claim free Apple TV+ and Music
    • £36.99 per month
    24 month contract From E2save
  • iPhone 13 Pro (128GB Grey)
    iPhone 13 Pro
    • 100GB of 5G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £79.00 device cost
    • download speed limit
    • Win your contract paid for 24 months
    • £47.00 per month
    24 month contract From Fonehouse

Cheap 5G phones

A 5G phone doesn't have to break the bank. Huawei's Mate 20 X 5G, the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G and the Oppo Reno 5G are proof positive, with SIM-free price points that come in around the £400-mark.

Is it worth getting a 5G phone?

A 5G phone is only as fast as the network it's running on and where you're using it. And if you're unlucky enough to be in a location that 5G networks have yet to reach, a 5G-enabled phone will only achieve 4G, or even 3G, speeds.

Right now, 5G for phones is available from BT Mobile, EE, Vodafone, O2 and Sky Mobile. Three offers a 5G mobile broadband product that's intended to stand-in for home broadband, but has yet to offer 5G smartphone contracts or SIM deals.

The best and most surefire way to find out if 5G is on offer where you live is to use networks' 5G coverage checkers.

Which iPhones are 5G-enabled?

The short answer right now is none. Even the iPhone 11 range don't run on 5G networks.

However, the good news is that Apple is expected to bring its first 5G-enabled smartphone to market in 2020, most likely in the form of the iPhone 12 in September.

Which Samsung phones are 5G compatible?

At the time of writing, Samsung's selection of 5G phones includes:

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold
  • Samsung Galaxy A90 5G

Keen to find out more about what 5G offers? We walk you through it with our one-stop guide.