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Verizon launches its first 5G phone: Mobile carrier begins taking pre-orders for Samsung's $1300 Galaxy S10 with compatibility in 20 US cities Verizon is rolling out its future 5G plans with new cities and new phones  U.S. Customers are able to preorder the Galaxy S10, Samsung's only 5G phone The carrier also  plans to offer 5G in 20 new cities and 10 more later this year  What type of 5G customers are getting is a different story; speeds are tiered

By James Pero For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:34 BST, 25 April 2019 | Updated: 17:34 BST, 25 April 2019

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Verizon is plowing ahead with 5G plans, announcing 20 new cities and opening up the new Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to preorder in the U.S. for the first time. 

In a statement this Thursday, Verizon said customers can now preorder the new Samsung Galaxy S10 5G -- the phone maker's only 5G-ready phone -- starting at $1300. That equates to about $55 per month for customers paying incrementally. 

While the base model contains 256 GB of storage, a model with 512 GB can be preordered for $100 more.  

It also said it will begin rolling out 5G in nearly two dozen new cities across the U.S. which include Dallas, Washington D.C., Houston, Boston Atlanta, and more. 

Verizon is plowing ahead with its 5G offering, allowing customers to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S10 and announcing 20 new cities where coverage will be available.

Verizon is plowing ahead with its 5G offering, allowing customers to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S10 and announcing 20 new cities where coverage will be available. 

WHERE ARE VERIZON'S NEW 5G CITIES? 

Verizon said it will roll out 5G coverage in 20 new cities across the U.S. They include:  

Atlanta Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Des Moines, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Phoenix, Providence, San Diego, Salt Lake City and Washington DC.

To take advantage of the new speeds customers will need to use a 5G capable phone.

Verizon is covering that end by offering the Galaxy S10 5G -- the first 5G compatible device to be sold in the U.S. 

According to the company it plans to eventually expand on the recent announcement, rolling out 5G coverage in 10 more cities later this year in

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