Ready to make the 5G shift? Consider these Smart 5G-certified devices


If you live or spend a lot of time in a location covered by Smart 5G, it makes perfect sense to take the leap and upgrade to a Smart 5G-certified smartphone. This way, you can level up your digital experiences—whether it’s for high-speed file-sharing at work, business, or school, seamless streaming of ultra HD movies for entertainment, or immersive lag-free gaming.

Below is a list of some devices that are compatible with any Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM or available with Smart Signature 5G Plans. Smart customers can also take advantage of the Unli 5G Data offers on the GigaLife App for non-stop 5G access without speed or bandwidth restrictions.

Entry-level phones

(P8,500 – P12,500)

Redmi Note 10 5G

Want to get into smartphone photography but don’t have the budget for the top flagship devices with amazing camera setups? The Redmi Note 10 5G is for you. Not only does it have 5G connectivity on a budget, but its quad-camera setup with a powerhouse 108MP wide-angle lens in an entry-level price makes high-quality mobile photography accessible to everyone.

Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

Ideal for power users who need something that will last them all day, the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G packs a large and smooth 6.6-inch screen and a long-lasting 5000mAh battery that supports fast-charging, all on top of 5G connectivity and on a budget.

realme 8 5G

The realme 8 5G is a budget gaming phone as its Dimensity 700 5G chip and up to 1TB expandable memory make sure you have enough power to run your favorite mobile games. It also has a capable tri-camera setup on the rear and a solid-quality 16MP selfie camera.


For certified goal-slayers who need a phone that can be trusted to keep up with them, the OPPO A74 5G packs power with a Qualcomm 5G SoC octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM that can handle all the apps you need to work. It can last you all day with its 5000mAh mega battery that supports 18W fast charging.

Midrange phones

(P19,999 – P23,999)

Samsung A52 5G

Those who need a midrange 5G device that’s worth the price can’t go wrong with the Samsung A52 5G, which has an octa-core processor, a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED screen, and a full-featured quad-camera setup featuring a 64MP wide-angle lens and 4K video recording capability.

vivo V21 5G

Love selfies? The vivo V21 5G is for you. Other than cutting-edge 5G connectivity, the vivo V21 5G is ideal for selfie enthusiasts with its 44MP OIS ultra definition front camera that can also capture 4K video, and front spotlights that help illuminate your selfies in low-light conditions.

OPPO Reno 6 Z 5G

Users who want a phone that can make their photos and videos look good can spring for the OPPO Reno 6 Z 5G. Its tri-camera rear setup with a powerful 64MP wide-angle lens is reinforced with its camera app’s robust portrait beautification modes. It also runs on an octa-core 5G SoC processor.

Flagship phones

(P43,990 – P95,990)

Apple iPhone 12 Series

All iPhone 12 models—from the mini to the Pro Max—guarantee you top performance thanks to the A14 Bionic chip, which is a great combo with 5G connectivity. All models also come with a high-definition Super Retina XDR display, and all its camera setups allow for high-quality photography and 4K video recording up to 60fps.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Flip3 5G

On-the-go goal-slayers will absolutely love the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Flip3 5G, which innovate the smartphone experience with a foldable AMOLED screen that can be used in Flex mode, allowing you to prop the phone and its two screens up in any angle and multi-task with split-screen apps. The Z Fold3 can also be used with the Samsung S Pen, giving you better productivity and note-taking capabilities on the go—all while packing 5G connectivity.

Decided on what to get yet? Head to the Smart Online Store or book an appointment with a Smart Store near you here.

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