Sprint says it will launch its first 5G-com­pat­i­ble devices on May 31st. Buy­ers will have a choice of one phone — the LG V50 ThinQ, which was revealed in Feb­ru­ary — and the HTC 5G Hub hot spot. Pre­orders start on May 17th but only in four mar­kets: Atlanta, Dal­las, Hous­ton, and Kansas City. In “the next few weeks,” they should also be avail­able in Chica­go, Los Ange­les, New York City, Phoenix, and Wash­ing­ton, DC.

Sprint is tout­ing what it calls a “lim­it­ed time” pre­order deal for both devices. You can get the V50 ThinQ for $24 per month over an 18-month con­tract (which works out to $432, com­pared to what Sprint says is a stan­dard retail price of $1,152). And you can buy the 5G Hub for $12.50 over 24 months for a total of $300, with an extra cost of $60 per month for 100GB of data. Sprint pre­vi­ous­ly said that the Galaxy S10 5G will even­tu­al­ly join these two devices in its line­up, although that phone is going to Ver­i­zon first.

Based on this announce­ment, it seems that Sprint has swapped a cou­ple of 5G launch­es. Chica­go was orig­i­nal­ly sup­posed to be one of the first mar­kets, with Hous­ton com­ing lat­er. But it’s still the same list of cities we heard about in Feb­ru­ary. (Sprint has been test­ing its 5G net­work in Chica­go.)

A Sprint spokesper­son con­firmed that the 5G net­work would also be live in its first tar­get mar­kets by the end of May, meet­ing the dead­line it set in Feb­ru­ary. “Today we are shar­ing that our first 5G devices will be avail­able on May 31. We will have more to share on the net­work very soon,” the spokesper­son told The Verge. “Both devices offer ful­ly inte­grat­ed mobile 5G and will deliv­er blaz­ing-fast speeds when Sprint begins launch­ing 5G ser­vice in the com­ing weeks.”

Update 12:55PM ET: Sprint has con­firmed that the 5G net­work will launch by the end of May.

Illus­tra­tion by Alex Cas­tro / The Verge

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