The base model 5G phone retails for almost $1,300, though Verizon is offering a trade-in program for new and existing customers and incentives for new Verizon Wireless customers than can knock up to $650 off the full retail price.
The phone can also be bought at full price for about $54 a month for two years.
“5G speeds will unlock a new world of possibilities for consumers and businesses. They’ll be able to stream, download, browse, and share like they never have before,” said YH Eom, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics America.
Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband is available only on its Above and Beyond Unlimited plans.
AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are also expected to start rolling out their own 5G networks, also with the Galaxy S10 5G, sometime this year.
Other cities getting Verizon Wireless 5G this year are Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Des Moines, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Phoenix, Providence, San Diego and Salt Lake City.
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