Why 5G phones aren’t a smart investment in the future (yet)

Here’s an amusing little disconnect to wrap your musty ol’ mammal-brain around: Right now, when you’re looking at new phones, 5G is everywhere. You can hardly avoid it!And yet, if you find yourself holding one of those fancy new 5G-capable contraptions, you’ll quickly be confronted with a competing reality: Out in the real world, when it comes to actual usage and availability, 5G is practically nowhere.Gee whiz.As we’ve been thinking through Google’s 2020 Pixel lineup (and as our Apple-adoring amigos begin pondering a similar “To 5G or not to 5G?” decision on the iDevice front), I’ve heard lots of questions about the value of buying a smartphone with 5G today and whether it might be a smart long-term strategy — even if the value of 5G at this particular moment is questionable (at best).To read this article in full, please click hereComputerworld 5GRead More