The next generation 5G connectivity is now available in India and the same will be available in selected cities in the initial stages but connectivity will be available across the country by 2024. Well, if you purchased a new 5G enabled Smartphone and you are not aware about the supported 5G bands on your smartphone then this particular article is meant for you.
What are 5G bands
You may notice that the recently introduced smartphones mention that they are having 9 or 12 bands and it is important because 5G network works on a range of frequencies and they are classified across multiple smaller frequency ranges called frequency bands. Some bands will get low frequencies (wide coverage, slow speed), others receive mid-range frequencies and there are few bands that will receive high-range frequencies (high speed, limited coverage).
Now speaking about India, it is believed that if your device supports 3-4 bands or more, you can able to use 5G in India comfortably.
How to check supported 5G bands
There are multiple ways to check the supported 5G bands on your smartphone and you can follow the steps below.
Check the retail box of your phone – Smartphone brands often mention the important specifications on the retail box and you guys can able to check for the 5G bands as well. You need to check the radio information on the box and if your device supports 5G, you will see NR (New Radio 5G) or SA/NSA 5G band.
Check the official website of your smartphone – Every smartphone brand has a dedicated page for every model and you can check the particular page to know the detailed specifications of your device and that particular page will definitely mention the 5G bands information as well.
Online tech magazines – You can also check the online magazines which cover news about the latest technological stuff including smartphones and other gadgets for example TechnoBugg. You will get detailed specification information.
So this is how you can able to find out the supported 5G bands on your device and share your excitement for the new 5G connectivity in the country in the comment section below.
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