You can now get unlimited data plans for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G. Here’s everything you need to know about getting 5G-ready…

The benefits of 5G are so wide ranging it would take many, many blog posts to run through them – from powering incredible new developments like autonomous vehicles and smarter cities, to offering greater connectivity and swifter speeds on your mobile devices. 5G promises to be worth the wait, and now it’s our job to help you make the most of it.

A UK first, our unlimited data plans and SIM-Only deals alongside 5G handsets mean that you can get your hands on the incredible new flagship devices from Samsung and Xiaomi, powered by an uncapped 5G data allowance. Whether you’re streaming, downloading, or playing your favourite online game, you can be sure you’ll never be caught short.

But what do those devices have to offer? Here’s what you need to know…

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the next step for the outstanding S-Series, boasting a huge, almost frameless 6.7-inch Cinematic Infinity-O display, six cameras with 3D Depth Sensor, a long-lasting, intelligent battery that optimises usage based on your daily routine, and super-fast 25W wired charging. Customers can get their hands on the S10 5G with unlimited 5G data from £72 per month (£29 upfront cost). Not only that, if you’re looking for a Samsung Galaxy Watch, you can save £118 when bought with a Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+ or S10 5G.

Xiami Mi MIX 3 5G

Also available is the 5G-ready Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G, which features an outstanding 24 megapixel and 2-megapixel dual camera system for pin-sharp snaps, 6.39” full screen display, plus an incredible 960 frames per second recording, letting you relive every moment in rich detail. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G is also available with unlimited data from £56 per month (£29 upfront cost).

Feast your eyes

So, you’ve got your brilliant new device, powered by super quick 5G tech. What now? Whether you’re a gamer, a music lover or you’re eager to pass your commute with your favourite show, we’ve got you covered.

Our partnership with cloud gaming service Hatch gives Vodafone pay monthly customers three month’s access to Hatch Premium – worth £6.99 a month – on us. Offering access to more than 100 premium mobile games, including Angry Birds, Crashlands and Monument Valley, Hatch allows gamers to play instantly with no downloads, updates or adverts.

Anyone who redeems the offer can also connect and compete with friends, and join live tournaments to test their skills against other players, all around the world. Built for the 5G network, Hatch is a gamer’s dream, and can be accessed through VeryMe, Vodafone’s loyalty programme that rewards its customers. VeryMe offers weekly rewards such as two Odeon tickets for £7, free Costa coffee and Hotel Chocolat, plus exclusive competitions.

You can also add an entertainment pack to any plan (Unlimited or Red) for just £6 a month. The entertainment pack offers the choice of subscription to Spotify Premium, Amazon Prime Video, Sky Sports Mobile or a Now TV Entertainment Pass, meaning you can stream or download music, TV, sport or film, all on your stunning new handset.

Pick a plan 

Vodafone’s unlimited plans offer the full 5G experience, allowing you to take advantage of its mind-blowing speed (which is up to ten times faster than 4G), ultra-quick response time (ideal for online gamers), and a reliable connection even in the most crowded of areas. Also, because we think 5G is for everyone, we won’t be charging a price premium for access to our 5G network.

With the Vodafone Unlimited Max plan (£30 per month), users get unlimited mobile access at speeds as fast as the device and the network will allow. Ideal for those who want to enjoy the very latest in tech – whether that’s watching live TV and sport in 4K with ultra-HD, enjoying real-time multiplayer gaming on the go, or downloading boxsets in super quick time.

The Vodafone Unlimited plan (£26 per month) offers speeds of up to 10 Mbps, making it perfect for anyone wanting to stream SD or HD video without worrying about data usage.

Finally, Vodafone Unlimited Lite (£23 per month) offers speeds of up to 2 Mbps, so is perfectly suited for those looking to make use of their new 5G device by chatting on their favourite social media platforms, browsing the internet and streaming music.

Also, unlimited plans aren’t exclusive to 5G – 4G devices such as the Huawei P20 lite or Samsung Galaxy A20e are available for just £32 per month with no upfront cost and unlimited data. You’ll also be able to pick up an iPhone 6S on an Unlimited plan from £40 per month (no upfront cost) or Samsung Galaxy S9 from £44 per month (£9 upfront cost) – both with unlimited data.

Vodafone’s commitment to the development of 5G cannot be understated, and our 5G network is now live in 15 UK towns and cities with more to follow by the end of the year.  Customers can now start to experience 5G in Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton. They join Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and London, which all went live with 5G on 3 July 2019.

Over the summer, 5G roaming will also be available in the UK, Germany, Italy, and Spain. In total, Vodafone 5G is will available be in 55 European towns and cities by the end of the summer.

Still want to know more about 5G? You can find all about our 5G network offering here…