Samsung, Sri Lanka’s No. 1 smartphone brand, recently announced that it has enabled 5G bands on several
of its Galaxy smartphones in partnership with Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider.
Samsung users are now armed with the capability of using their 5G compatible device on Dialog’s 5G trial
network to experience the power of 5G.
This follows the tech giants recent enabling of 5G for the Samsung Galaxy S21 series including the Galaxy
S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. Currently, 5G has been enabled for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and
Flip3 5G, Samsung Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy A225G and Galaxy Z Fold2.
“We are pumped to finally introduce 5G to many of our wide array of smartphones, along with the immense
support by Dialog. Bringing convenience, style and premium technology to your hand, Samsung is now
Future Ready as it is equipped with the latest benefits brought to you by 5G,” said Mr. Kevin SungSu YOU,
Managing Director, Samsung Sri Lanka.
Commenting, Lasantha Theverapperuma, Group Chief Operating Officer of Dialog Axiata PLC said, “We are
pleased to partner with Samsung to facilitate all Galaxy Z Fold3 and Flip3 users to experience the
boundlesspossibilities of 5G as part of our efforts to Power Sri Lanka’s Digital Future. Today. We openly
invite customers to experience the power of 5G via Dialog’s 5G trial network across over 80 locations island-
wide, including Kandy, Ampara, Galle, Negombo, Katunayake,Peliyagoda, Biyagama, Moratuwa, Beruwala,
Wattala, Nugegoda, Boralsagamuwa, and many more. At Dialog, we are continuously looking for ways to
deliver exceptional experiences to our customers as we have the potential to make lives smarter and more
efficientwith the power of 5G.”
Whether you Flip or Fold, both the novelty Galaxy Z foldable devices offer our most durable, 5G connected,
and expansive foldable experiences ever. Building on a legacy of impeccable craftsmanship, they are
equipped with water-resistance, Corning Gorilla GlassVictus, Armor Aluminium, an optimised panel layer,
and an improved protective film.
Meanwhile, with a host of stunning features such as 64MP triple camera with night mode, segment-leading
6.6” FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate and 12 bands 5G support, Galaxy F42 5G has been designed to
raise the bar and take the game a notch higher.
The other 5G-enabled device, Galaxy A22 5G, sports a stunning 6.6″ FHD+ Infinity-V display with high 90Hz
refresh rate for real smooth scrolling and gaming. It offers immersive viewing experience and is a delight for
binge-watchers to enjoy their favourite content on the go. Galaxy A22 5G also features Dolby Atmos support
on wired and Bluetooth headsets and gives excellent audio and cinematic viewing experience. The dark
mode minimizes eye strain during extended usage and conserves power, making the battery last longer.
With 5G starting to roll out across Sri Lanka, it won’t be long before the whole country is connected to a
better mobile network. If you have a 5G phone, you’ll be able to enjoy faster downloads, instant streaming,
and much more. But 5G is more than a mereboost in speed; it’s literally the foundation of autonomous cars,
augmented reality, and other new and exciting wireless technology.
Samsung brings meaningful innovation to consumers and the newly-launched Galaxy 5G smartphones open
up endless possibilities allowing our consumers to Be Future Ready. The recently-launched Galaxy devices
are a testament to Samsung’s commitment towards bringing meaningful technology and product.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones are 5G devices that come with support for 12 5G bands. This means as the 5G
network is rolled out in Sri Lanka by Dialog, they will support the premium 5G technology. Even before the
commercialisation of the 5G network in Sri Lanka, Samsung has leaped ahead to ensure that its consumers
are future ready by offering smartphones with up to 12 5G bands support – N1, N3, N5, N7, N8, N20, N28,
N38, N40, N41, N66 and N78.
With Galaxy 5G, users will get assured 5G connectivity no matter what the 5G band in Sri Lanka is and will
get access to uninterrupted nationwide access to any 5G network (subject to operator network availability).
The seamless 5G support will help download, share and stream content at blazing fast speeds.
Samsung has pioneered 5G technology development since 2009 and took the leading role in standardising
5G technology. Having launched the world’s first 5G smartphone Galaxy S10 in 2019, Samsung has the
widest portfolio of 5G devices globally and has pioneered the successful delivery of end-to-end 5G solutions
including chipsets, radios and core.
While other smartphone makers may offer one or two 5G phones to pick from, Samsung lets you choose
from the widest portfolio of 5G devices on the market (more than a dozen!)—from hyper fast 5G tablets to
refreshingly affordable 5G smartphones.
Whether you need to brainstorm with coworkers from the comfort of home, game on the go, or create
wherever inspiration strikes, Samsung has the perfect 5G device for every need and every budget. Galaxy
5G devices are ready to take you hyper fast, right now. With more than a decade of 5G experience, no one
crafts more 5G devices than us.
Customers can visit www.dialog.lk/5g to stay updated as Dialog expands its 5G trial network to more areas.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Z Flip3 5G, S21 Series, F42 5G , A22 5G and Z Fold2 customers simply need to
update their devices to the latest software in the ‘Software Update’ tab in ‘Settings’ to be able to connect to
Dialog’s 5G trial network. Once they do so, they will be automatically connected to Dialog’s 5G trial network.