Etisalat Launches First 5G Smartphones in MENA Region

Get ready for super-fast network services, because 5G smartphones are now available! On Thursday, May 30, telecommunications giant Etisalat offered their subscribers the chance to be the first in the MENA region to experience 5G network on 5G smartphones. Yay!

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Smartphone users can now enjoy 5G access using Etisalat’s first available 5G device, the ZTE Axon 10 Pro. Exactly how fast are we talking about here? Speeds up to 1 Gbps!

5G Smartphones Now Available in the UAE

What’s so exciting about 5G? Well, it’s about 20 times faster than 4G and has ultra-low latency. This means that you can live stream a 4K resolution video with virtually no lag!

Aside from super fast network services, 5G shall pave the way for blending technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), autonomous vehicles, Internet of things (IoT), virtual reality (VR), wearable technology, 3D printing, and so much more!

Interested yet? You’d be happy to know that Etisalat is now offering:

  • 5G access to all postpaid, prepaid, consumer, and business customers using 5G devices
  • ZTE Axon 10 Pro at Dubai Mall and Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi
  • Flexible Smart Pay plans on 12, 18, or 24-month contracts starting from AED 241

Interestingly, the ZTE Axon 10 Pro is only the first among a series of 5G devices that will be revealed by Etisalat this year.

Just to give you a better idea of all the hype around 5G, check out this amazing video about Etisalat’s new 5G network, shared by Universal Production Partners (UPP) on Facebook:

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Through 5G, network services are bound to get faster, more innovative… and Etisalat users can be the first to experience this! On the other hand, if you are new to Dubai and have yet to avail of a telco plan, here’s a guide to setting up your mobile phone and data package.