Airtel 5G Launch: Here’s a list of all supported smartphones

Airtel recently revealed the launch of its 5G technology in eight different Indian locations. The following locations are Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad. On its website, Airtel also published a list of 5G-compatible devices. The list includes Oppo, Vivo, Samsung, IQOO, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Realme, Apple, and other popular brands smartphones. In this article, we’ll explore further the Airtel 5G supported smartphones.

How to upgrade your phone to 5G

If your device has 5G bands and still you can’t use 5G internet, the software may be the reason. Actually, there are certain smartphones that need a software update to use 5G services in India. It includes some of the most popular devices such as Apple, Samsung and OnePlus. Here’s how to enable 5G in your smartphones:

For Samsung, OnePlus or other Android based devices, go to Settings > About phone > Software Update. Then, make sure your device is updated to the latest version.

For Apple iOS, go to Settings > General > Software Update. You can update your iOS from here.

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Here’s a list of Airtel 5G supported smartphones

Airtel 5G is much faster than its previous generation technology 4G Volte. To experience Airtel 5G, you’ll first need a compatible device that has 5G bands. There is a total of 8 5G bands, however, you don’t need all of them to have on your smartphone to experience 5G. Here’s a list of all 5G compatible devices.


Realme is one of the most popular smartphone brands in India. It mostly offers mid-range smartphones with great pricing and features. Here are Realme devices with 5G bands:

  • Realme 8s 5G
  • Realme X7 Max 5G
  • Realme Narzo 30 pro 5G
  • Realme X7 5G
  • Realme X7 pro 5G
  • Realme 8 5G
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Realme GT 5G
  • Realme GT ME
  • Realme GT NEO 2
  • Realme 9 5G
  • Realme 9 Pro
  • Realme 9 Pro Plus
  • Realme Narzo 30 5G
  • Realme 9 SE
  • Realme GT2
  • Realme GT 2 pro
  • Realme GT NEO 3
  • Realme Narzo 50 5G
  • Realme Narzo 50 pro
  • Realme 9i GT
  • Realme GT Neo 3T
  • Realme GT Neo 3T 150W


Xiaomi is another popular brand in India. There are multiple sub-brands working under Xiaomi company. Popular ones are Redmi and Poco. Here are all Xiaomi devices with 5G bands.

  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Xiaomi Mi 10i
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X
  • Poco M3 Pro 5G
  • Poco F3 GT
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite NE
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 pro plus
  • Poco M4 5G
  • Poco M4 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi 12 pro
  • Xiaomi 11i
  • Xiaomi Redmi 11 prime + 5G
  • Poco F4 5G
  • Poco X4 pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi K50i


Oppo smartphones are known for their cool designs and superb cameras. Airtel 5G supported Oppo Smartphones are:

  • Oppo Reno 5G Pro
  • Oppo Reno 6
  • Oppo Reno 6 pro
  • Oppo F19 pro plus
  • Oppo A53 s
  • Oppo A74
  • Oppo Reno 7 Pro 5G
  • Oppo F21 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno7
  • Oppo Reno 8
  • Oppo Reno 8 pro
  • Oppo K10 5G
  • Oppo F21s Pro 5G


Vivo and Oppo both brands work under the parent company BBK Electronics Corporation. Both offer excellent devices with great pricing and amazing software customizations. Here are all Vivo smartphones with 5G bands:

  • vivo X50 Pro
  • vivo V20 Pro
  • vivo X60 Pro+
  • vivo X60
  • vivo X60 Pro
  • vivo V21 5G
  • vivo V21e
  • vivo X70 Pro
  • vivo X70 Pro+
  • vivo Y72 5G
  • vivo V23 5G
  • vivo V23 Pro 5G
  • vivo V23e 5G
  • vivo T1 5G
  • vivo Y75 5G
  • vivo T1 PRO
  • vivo X80
  • vivo X80 pro
  • vivo V25
  • vivo V25 Pro
  • vivo Y55 5G
  • vivo Y55s 5G


IQOO is a sub-brand of Vivo that offers high-end specs smartphones under a mid-range budget. The latest IQOO smartphones with Airtel 5G bands are:

  • iQOO 3 5G
  • iQOO 7
  • iQOO 7 Legend
  • iQOO Z3
  • iQOO Z5 5G
  • iQOO 9 Pro
  • iQOO 9
  • iQOO 9 SE
  • iQOO Z6
  • iQOO 9T

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These are Apple’s smartphones that support with 5G network. However, a software update is required to enable 5G services. Soon you’ll an OTA update that will enable 5G in these apple devices:

  • Apple iPhone 12 mini
  • Apple iPhone 12
  • Apple iPhone 12pro
  • Apple iPhone 12 pro max
  • Apple iPhone 13 mini
  • Apple iPhone 13
  • Apple iPhone 13 Pro
  • Apple iPhone 13 pro max
  • Apple iPhone SE-2022
  • Apple iPhone 14
  • Apple iPhone 14 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 14 Pro
  • Apple iPhone 14 pro max


OnePlus is best known for its software experience as well as budget smartphones with high-end specs. Here are OnePlus devices that support Airtel 5G:

  • OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus 9
  • OnePlus 9pro
  • OnePlus Nord CE
  • OnePlus Nord CE 2
  • OnePlus 10 PRO 5G
  • OnePlus Nord CE Lite 2
  • OnePlus 10R
  • OnePlus Nord 2T
  • OnePlus 10T
  • OnePlus 9RT
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 8T
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • OnePlus Nord 2
  • OnePlus 9R


  • Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
  • Samsung A33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy M33
  • Samsung Flip4
  • Samsung Galaxy S22
  • Samsung Galaxy S22+
  • Samsung Fold4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S21
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Z fold 2
  • Samsung E426B (F42)
  • Samsung A528B (A52s)
  • Samsung M526B (M52)
  • Samsung Flip 3
  • Samsung Fold 3
  • Samsung A22 5G
  • Samsung S20 FE 5G
  • Samsung M32 5G
  • Samsung F23
  • Samsung A73
  • Samsung M42
  • Samsung M53
  • Samsung M13

Bottom Line

Don’t worry if your device supports Airtel 5G and still the name is not listed above. The list will be updated in the future. So, make sure to bookmark this article for the latest updates. I hope you like this tutorial on Airtel 5G supported smartphones.

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