You only need to watch a couple of mobile carrier commercials to know that 5G is the biggest thing in wireless connectivity, offering speeds that rival broadband in places where Wi-Fi often can’t reach. It’s compatible with existing 4G LTE networks, and despite its increased speeds, 5G can theoretically consume less power and resources than previous wireless networks.
Learn more: What is 5G? Your guide to the current generation of wireless communications
As we explain in our list of top 4G laptops, there aren’t a ton of options for laptops that include cellular modems, as the vast majority of portables rely on Wi-Fi networks to connect you to the internet. Given its newness in the market, that’s especially true when it comes to 5G.
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However, there’s definitely a market for 5G laptops today, as more employers and schools support remote environments. Ranging in price from $500 to over $2,500, these 5G laptops should keep you connected at the highest speeds, even when you’re not plugged in.
If you’re looking to explore further options, check out our page that covers other high performance laptops.