What Is The Different Between 1G, 2G, 3G 4G and 5G ?

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What Is The Different Between 1G, 2G, 3G 4G and 5G ? We all know that G stands for Generation. But why are so many numbers of G and whats’s different between them? When they are introduced?

Well, you will find all the answer of these questions. Read this article till the end.


This was the first generation wireless cellular network and it work with analog signal. Data transmissions was not possible with this network. First Generation were introduced in the 1980s and continued until being replaced by 2G.


2G stands for second generation of wireless cellular network. 1G networks are analog, while 2G networks are digital. Data transmissions was possible with 2G network. 2G introduced in 1991. The speed on this network is 9kbps to 33kbps. SMS and MMS are possible on this network. After 2.5G and 2.7G are improved versions of 2G.


3G is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology. This was much faster than 2G and you can do video calling with this network. It was introduced in 1998. The speed on this network is 1mbps to 10mbps. Recent 3G releases, often denoted 3.5G and 3.75G, also provide mobile broadband access of several Mbit/s to smartphones and mobile modems in laptop computers.


Thanks to the Reliance Jio 4G, we all are familiar with this. 4G was introduced in 2008 and the speed on this network is 10mbps to 100mbps. It stands for the 4th Generation. 4.5G also known as a LTE was the improved version of 4G.


5th generation mobile networks or 5th generation wireless systems, abbreviated 5G, are the proposed next telecommunications standards. It will soon be coming in 2019. The proposed speed is 100mbps. In India Nokia is working with local network to launch 5G in India.

I hope you all now understand the meaning of 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G. Comment and share this article with your friends.

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