iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro: All of the 5G settings you need to know about

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5G is one of the iPhone 12’s main features, but it’s not readily available to everyone. 


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Apple is in the process of releasing four new iPhones, with the first two — the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro currently available, while the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini start shipping on Nov. 13 — all of which are equipped with 5G connectivity. Even though the latest crop of iPhones can connect to 5G cellular networks, you may find out that your wireless plan won’t give you 5G access, or if you’re like me, you live in an area that doesn’t have 5G coverage. 

Some reports even indicate that 5G drains the iPhone 12’s battery faster than the LTE connection we’re normally connected to. In other words, right now, 5G may not live up to your expectations

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