Guide to: Samsung 5G phones available in South Africa

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These are the Samsung 5G phones available for sale in South Africa in 2024. We will check out which are available on contract, the cash price, and the best Samsung 5G cellphones for sale from the 4 major South African mobile network operators.

What will you ever need a 5G cellphone for?

Besides watching how fast it can chow your mobile data, 5G is useful for:

  • Making clear video calls on WhatsApp. Few things will give you more satisfaction than seeing the face of a loved one in such clarity!
  • Online gamers absolutely love fast internet speeds for streaming Twitch and playing online games.
  • With the Samsung dual-SIM cellphones you can use your 5G phone as a hotspot.

Your next cellphone contract upgrade Samsung 5G phone on a contract because by the end of your 24-month contract MTN and Vodacom would have rolled out 5G to most major centers around South Africa.

Samsung Galaxy S Series 5G cellphones

  • The 2023 Galaxy S23 series
  • The 2022 Galaxy S22 series
  • The 2021 Galaxy S21 series

The current flagship Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G 256GB Dual SIM cash price is around R30,000 (

The lowest total cost you could get on a contract for a Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G 256GB Dual SIM:

  • Telkom: R1,779 x 24 (FlexOn 10 plan)
  • Vodacom: R1,649 x 24 (RED Flexi 440)
  • Cell C: R1,599 x 24 months (Elevate 2)
  • MTN: R1,599 x 23 months (Mega Gigs 2GB XS)

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G cellphones

  • Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy S21Plus 5G
  • Galaxy S21 5G
  • Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy A Series 5G cellphones

  • Galaxy A73 5G
  • Galaxy A54 5G
  • Galaxy A34 5G
  • Galaxy A33 5G
  • Galaxy A25 5G
  • Galaxy A22 5G

We always thought the “A” in Galaxy A meant affordable, but with 5G they actually have now become “Awesome”. A single step down from the high-end phones, but still very good is the Galaxy A series smartphones. The current flagship in the Galaxy A Series is the Galaxy A73. It is largely unavailable for sale in our South African stores, but the A54 5G is.

The cash price of a Samsung Galaxy A54 5G is R10,999 from Game stores.

The lowest total cost you could get on a contract for a Samsung Galaxy A54 5G 256GB Dual-SIM:

  • Vodacom: R549 x 24 months (RED Flexi 200 TopUp)
  • MTN: R820 x 24 months (MTN Mega Flex R230)
  • Telkom: R499 x 24 (FlexOn2 TopUp)
  • Cell C: R449 x 24 months (Elevate1 plan)
  • FNB Connect: R609 x 24 (TopUp XS)
The Samsung Galaxy A54 5G from FNB Connect for R609 x 24 on the TopUp XS plan.
You can currently get the Samsung Galaxy A54 5G from FNB Connect for R609 x 24 on the TopUp XS plan.

Samsung Galaxy Z 5G cellphones

  • Galaxy Z Fold5 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip5 5G

The fancy Galaxy Fold and Flip phones showed off Samsung’s technology and innovation. Samsung made sure to include the latest in technology by including 5G connectivity.

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip5 5G 256GB DS is cheaper at a cash price of R24,999, while Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold3 5G 256GB DS cash price is R39,999 (Samsung online store), making it the most expensive Samsung cellphone for sale today.

  • MTN: R2,315 x 24 months (MTN Mega Flex R370)
  • Vodacom: R2,249 x 24 months (RED Flexi 440)
  • FNB Connect: R2,399 x 24 months (TopUp L)
  • Cell C: R2,299 x 24 months (Elevate 2)

The cheapest Samsung 5G phone

The cheapest Samsung phone with 5G connectivity is the Samsung Galaxy A25 5G, priced at R5,999 on With a 50MP main camera, an 8MP selfie camera, and Full HD video recording you won’t waste that 5G speed, either. This means you can stream live feeds on Facebook and YouTube without experiencing bad video quality or slow speed for your audience!

The Samsung Galaxy A25 5g 128GB is the cheapest Samsung 5G phone in South Africa.

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