Global Ecosystem November 2020: 5G Member Report

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Global Ecosystem November 2020: 5G Member Report

A full list of all the 5G Devices can be found in this Member and Associate report.

End-November 2020

Key facts

The number of announced 5G devices has surpassed 500 for the first time, accompanied by rapid increase in the number of commercially available 5G devices. By the end of November 2020, 519 5G devices had been announced, of which 303 were understood to be commercially available. The number of commercially available 5G devices has exceeded 300 for the first time, representing more than 58% of all announced 5G devices. In the last three months, the number of announced 5G devices has grown by 29.4%, while there has been a 59.5% increase in the number of commercially available 5G devices over the same period.

  • By end-November 2020, GSA had identified:
  • twenty announced form factors.
  • one hundred and four vendors who had announced available or forthcoming 5G devices.
  • five hundred and nineteen announced devices (including regional variants, and phones that can be upgraded using a separate adapter, but excluding operator-branded devices that are essentially rebadged versions of other phones),
  • including 303 that are understood to be commercially available:two hundred and fifty-one phones (up 10 from October), at least 205 of which are now commercially available (up 36 in a month). Includes three phones that are upgraded to offer 5G using an adapter.
  • one hundred FWA CPE devices (indoor and outdoor, including two Verizon-spec compliant devices not meeting 3GPP 5G standards), at least 34 of which are commercially available. These numbers have been restated this month with fixed
  • wireless industrial/enterprise gateway devices (generally designed for IoT or private network applications rather than public broadband services) now excluded from the count.
  • seventy-two modules, at least 23 of which are commercially available.
  • twenty-six industrial/enterprise routers/gateway/modem, at least 14 of which are commercially available.
  • twenty-six hotspots (including regional variants), at least 16 of which are commercially available.
  • nine laptops (notebooks), at least one of which is commercially available.
  • seven tablets, at least six of which are commercially available.
  • twenty-eight other devices (including drones, head-mounted displays, including in vehicle routers/modems/hotspots, robots, snap-on dongles/‌adapters, a switch, TVs, USB terminals/dongles/modems, cameras, a vehicle OBU, a vending machine and an encoder).

Not all devices are available immediately and specification details remain limited for some devices.

Global Ecosystem November 2020: 5G Member Report

Global Ecosystem November 2020: 5G Member Report

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