The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro can now use Verizon’s 5G network

The OnePlus 9 Pro (top) and OnePlus 9
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge

The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are now certified for use on Verizon’s network, which means Verizon customers will be able to use the phones with the carrier’s 5G network; without certification, the phones would be limited to LTE. The news was announced today by a Verizon representative, but the timeline is a little unclear. OnePlus had said it was working with Verizon, but there were no promises that it would be done by the phone’s launch.

The 5G story has been a bit confusing for the OnePlus 9 series phones from the start. Only the Pro model has the ua-fast mmWave, and at announcement, the phones were only listed as 5G-compatible on T-Mobile’s network. Even with today’s news, that still leaves AT&T customers who buy a OnePlus 9 paying for…

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