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One third of US smartphone owners interested in buying 5G smartphones

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | 11:19 CET | News
Most people in the US are aware 5G is coming, with awareness reaching 64 percent at the end of December 2018, from 44 percent at the end of June 2018, according to NPD Connected Intelligence's Mobile Connectivity Report. A good third (33%) of adult phone owners in the US say they would be interested in buying a 5G smartphone. The percentage rises to 43 percent for people on unlimited data plans. Millennials are the most interested in 5G smartphones: nearly half (49%) say they would purchase such a phone when they become available.

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