Nearly half of iPhone users taking part in a survey think that their phone supports 5G
Those answering the survey say that they are most excited about the faster data speeds expected from 5G with that feature capturing the attention of 54% of the respondents. 16% said that they are excited about the improved HD video calling/conferencing with 13% pumped about the video streaming quality that should take place with 5G. And 8% can’t wait to play video games with the better gaming experience that 5G brings.
Apple will be unveiling its first 5G iPhone models this coming Tuesday and the fact that these are the first handsets from Apple that support 5G is going to be a shock for the 49% of survey respondents who think that their iPhone already works with 5G.
The big payoff for consumers won’t take place until the faster 5G signals are more readily available. Consumers say smart cities will be the biggest beneficiary of 5G. A majority of those taking the survey (54%) say that the timeline for 5G deployment should be sped up because of the public health crisis that Americans face today with the pandemic.