Posts tagged with: LTE-Advanced
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    Last year, we started seeing some of the first smartphones arrive with support for next-gen LTE-Advanced networks, like when Samsung introduced that special LTE-A version of the Galaxy S 4, running a Snapdragon 800, for use on such networks in South Korea. Since then we've heard about similar networks in a few other regions, but the US has been stuck with regular-old LTE. Today we start to hear about that changing, as AT&T switches-on some LTE-Advanced functionality in Chicago, with plans to bring it to more areas soon. LTE-Advanced offers a lot of features, but the one we're talking ...

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    The Galaxy Note 3 may be the Snapdragon-800-powered Samsung that's on our minds at the moment, but it won't be the first time the manufacturer went down that route; earlier this summer, we learned about the LTE-Advanced version of the Galaxy S 4, which stepped up from the Snapdragon 600 in the base LTE GS4 to an 800 of its own. Since then, we've wondered if similar hardware would emerge outside of Asia, and heard rumors about possible testing for European carriers. This week, comments from just such a carrier finally make the Snapdragon 800 GS4's arrival in the West seem confirmed. ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S 4 with LTE-Advanced which was recently announced for the Korean market. We later talk about LG and the recently leaked photos of the Optimus G2. HTC follows with a new 8XT smartphone that borrows some Boom Sound love for Windows Phone, aside from the launch rumors of the HTC One mini. Motorola is next as we have a new logo, new leaks of a phone, and a new series of smartphones that will be called the Droid ULTRA. We end today's show talking Google's launch of their Google Edition HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4. All this ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent leaks of a Samsung Galaxy S 4 that's LTE-Advanced capable and also includes a new Snapdragon 800 processor. Microsoft follows the news as Xbox games are now tipped to reach iOS and Android very soon. Nokia also made the rumor headlines due to the possible name of their future PureView EOS Lumia smartphone. Sony follows as they now announced their new SmartWatch 2, and it proves to be a very compelling product. We end today's show talking about the new Sony Xperia Z Ultra phablet, and our first impressions of the product. All this ...

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    Even though Samsung is already selling millions of units of their flagship Galaxy S 4, that also hasn't stopped the company from releasing a truckload of variants of the same device in the last couple of weeks, along with some that we're expecting for their event on Thursday. Now an interesting note that was revealed today by the company's CEO JK Shin, is that even the basic Galaxy S 4 is slated for a minor but significant change in the near future. LTE-Advanced is currently being deployed in certain parts of Russia, and it offers data speeds that are almost twice as fast as the current 4G ...

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