Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G speed test

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You may have heard a lot about 5G lately – the next generation of mobile network technology. According to carriers and smartphone makers, 5G has the potential to revolutionize the way we stay connected while on the go. But setting aside the hype for a moment, just how fast can 5G networks go in the real world, and how does it compare to the current 4G networks? Here’s everything you need to know.

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