Sorry, AT&T iPhone users. We hate to break it to you but just because you downloaded iOS 12.2 doesn't mean that your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XR, XS or XS Max just became a 5G phone. 

The new update, released Monday, brings a host of new features including Apple News+, new Animoji and support for the new AirPods hitting store shelves this week. It does not, however, bring 5G. 

That new "5G E" logo? It's not 5G but rather AT&T's marketing that has now expanded to Apple devices after popping up on Samsung and LG Android phones in recent months. 

Prominently featured in TV and online ads, the rebranding is all part of a bid to make people think AT&T has a massive headstart on 5G over rivals Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.


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