What is the Difference Between 5G and 4G? By LWS Editorial Team What is the Difference Between 5G and 4G? According to reports, 5G will be around 100 times faster than 4G. 5G is expected to deliver up to 2.5 GB/s (gigabyte per second) – talk about going all out in terms of speed. But what’s 4G or 5G, exactly? And what are the key differences between the new technologies apart and including speeds? That’s precisely what we’ll uncover today.