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The world’s 25 fastest 5G smartphones

Ookla, a popular service for testing how fast the internet is on your device, has published a new report detailing the world’s fastest 5G smartphones. “We used Speedtest Intelligence to look at 5G performance data in the 10 countries with the highest number of connected mobile devices according to the GSMA that also had an established 5G market during the third quarter of 2022,” Ookla said in a report. Ookla examined the five fastest 5G devices popular in a given country. To be included, a device must have a market share greater than or equal to 0.5% of all devices and a minimum sample size of 100 devices in a given market. Here is a list of 25 of the fastest 5G smartphones in the world:

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max fastest in Brazil Vietnam Germany South Africa United Kingdom

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: Fastest in Brazil, Vietnam, Germany, South Africa and the United Kingdom

In as many as five countries, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max has emerged as one of the fastest 5G smartphones.

Moto G 5G Plus is the fastest in Brazil

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Moto G 5G Plus: the fastest in Brazil

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus had an average 5G download speed of 358.39 Mbps and was the fastest smartphone in Brazil.

Poco X4 Pro 5G is the fastest in Brazil

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Poco X4 Pro 5G: the fastest in Brazil

With an average download speed of 355.43 Mbps, the X4 Pro 5G sub-brand of Xioami was one of the fastest in Brazil.

Apple iPhone 13 fastest in Brazil and Vietnam

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Apple iPhone 13: the fastest in Brazil and Vietnam

Launched in 2021, the iPhone 13 clocked an average download speed of 344.4Mbps and was one of the fastest 5G devices in Brazil.

OnePlus 9 5G is the fastest in China and Germany

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OnePlus 9 5G: the fastest in China and Germany

The OnePlus 9 5G had an average 5G download speed of 349.15Mbps and was the fastest 5G smartphone in China.

Huawei P40 5G is the fastest in China

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Huawei P40 5G: the fastest in China

Chinese brand Huawei may have been ostracized in other countries but it holds the top spot in its home country. Huawei P40 5G had an average 5G download speed of 344.41Mbps.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max is fastest in the US, Germany, Japan, Thailand and the UK

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Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max: fastest in the US, Germany, Japan, Thailand and the UK

The latest and most powerful iPhone – the iPhone 14 Pro Max – was among the fastest 5G smartphones in four countries.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra fastest in the United States, Vietnam and South Africa

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Fastest in the United States, Vietnam and South Africa

Samsung’s flagship phone for 2022 – the Galaxy S22 Ultra – was among the fastest 5G smartphones in two countries.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro is fastest in the US, UK, Thailand and Germany

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Apple iPhone 14 Pro: fastest in the US, UK, Thailand and Germany

iPhone 14 Pro emerged as one of the fastest 5G smartphones in four countries.

Huawei Mate 30 5G is the fastest in China

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Huawei Mate 30 5G: the fastest in China

With an average download speed of 344.23Mbps, the Huawei Mate 30 5G was one of the fastest phones in China.

Sony Xperia 1 ii 5G is the fastest in Japan

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Sony Xperia 1 ii 5G: The fastest in Japan

Sony may be on the fringes of the global smartphone market but it continues to dominate its home turf. Sony Xperia 1 ii was the fastest 5G smartphone in Japan.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is the fastest in Japan

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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G: the fastest in Japan

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G was also one of the fastest phones in Japan with an average download speed of 189.22Mbps.

Huawei Nova 7 5G is the fastest in the Philippines

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Huawei Nova 7 5G: The fastest in the Philippines

In the Philippines, Huawei Nova 7 5G was one of the fastest 5G smartphones.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is the fastest in the Philippines

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G: the fastest in the Philippines

The only Xiaomi phone on the list is the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G, which was among the fastest phones in the Philippines.

Apple iPhone 13 mini fastest in Brazil South Africa United Kingdom

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Apple iPhone 13 mini: fastest in Brazil, South Africa and the United Kingdom

The now-discontinued iPhone 13 mini was among the fastest 5G phones in three countries.

Sony Xperia 1 iii 5G is the fastest in Japan

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Sony Xperia 1 iii 5G: The fastest in Japan

Sony dominates Japan and it’s no surprise for the Xperia – 1 iii – the phone that scores fast 5G speeds in the country.

Samsung S21 5G is the fastest in the United States

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Samsung S21+ 5G: Fastest in the US

Last year’s Samsung flagship was among the fastest 5G devices in the US.

Samsung Galaxy A53 is the fastest in the Philippines

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Samsung Galaxy A53: The fastest in the Philippines

Samsung’s midrange phone emerged as the fastest 5G phone in the Philippines.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G is the fastest in China

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G: the fastest in China

Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G was one of the fastest 5G phones in China with an average download speed of 328.25Mbps.

Apple iPhone 12 is the fastest in Vietnam

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Apple iPhone 12: the fastest in Vietnam

The two-year-old iPhone 12 was one of the fastest phones in Vietnam with an average download speed of 278.32 megabits per second.

Samsung Galaxy Fold4 5G fastest in the US

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Samsung Galaxy Fold4 5G: Fastest in the US

With an average speed of 162.50 Mbps, Samsung’s latest foldable was one of the fastest in the US.

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G fastest in the Philippines

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Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G: The fastest in the Philippines

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G registered average download speeds of 183.54Mbps and was one of the fastest devices in the Philippines.

Sony Xperia 1 IV is the fastest in Japan

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Sony Xperia 1 IV: the fastest in Japan

Another Sony phone is one of the fastest in Japan with an average download speed of 184.90Mbps.

Samsung Galaxy Fold3 5G is the fastest in Thailand

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Samsung Galaxy Fold3 5G: The fastest in Thailand

Another foldable on the list is the Galaxy Fold3 5G, which was among the fastest in Thailand.

Samsung S22 fastest in South Africa

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Samsung S22 +: the fastest in South Africa

The Samsung Galaxy S22+ had an average 5G download speed of 228.31Mbps and was the fastest in South Africa.