Huawei claims that its the first smartphone with support 5G will be released in third quarter of 2019.
What will it be
Most likely, it will be Huawei Mate 30 (the name is supposed). On this idea is prompted by the timing of the release of Mate 20 (autumn 2018).
A here on which processor will the 5G-smartphone - is still unknown. Recall on MWC 2018, Huawei introduced the only (yet) world 5G 3GPP Balong 5G01 chipset , supporting all 5G-frequency bands , including sub-6 GHz and millimeter waves (MMW). But for mobile devices, it not suitable for its size.
Most likely, with such terms Huawei is not will be one of the first on production of 5G-smartphones . AT Next year, Qualcomm will begin shipping the Snapdragon X50 5G modem for smartphones (also the only one yet), and already at least 18 companies intentions to use this modem in their devices. Huawei's this list does not exist.
A ZTE promises to release a 5G-smartphone already to end of this year. But while he unlikely whether it will be necessary, because operators will deploy networks of the fifth generation only in 2019 year.
By projected by Huawei, to 2025 in the world will be about 1.1 billion devices with support 5G, and also about 200 million cars with such modems.