Samsung unveiled world’s first 4G LTE-Advanced featured Galaxy S4 smartphone, supports 150Mbps speed
Samsung unveiled LTE-Advanced featured Galaxy S4 smartphone in South Korea when the SK Telecom launched world’s first LTE-Advanced featured network. SK Telecom claims that subscriber will experience ultra fast speed up to 150Mbps-almost double of 4G and 10 times faster than that of 3G, on the LTE-A network.
SK Telecom said that currently the only compatible phone is advanced version of the Galaxy S4 and it will also offer seven new LTE-A handset to customers by this year end.
The S4-Advanced is basically a advanced version of its Galaxy S4, it looks like the original Galaxy S4 from outside but it is powered with more powerful processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Its key specification are as below
CPU: 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
Screen: 5 inch Super AMOLED with 1920 x 1080 pixel display
OS: Android Jelly Bean v4.2.2
Cameras: Rear Camera is 13MP and front facing camera is 2MP with special feature of dual shot, you can get to click shots from both the cameras. Like you can add yourself (from front camera) while taking pictures from the rear camera. And this feature is not just for pictures, You can shoot videos or make a dual video call.
Price and Availability: Not yet revealed but it is expected that price may be same as of Galaxy S4 and will first be available inn Korea, starting this summer, in blue arctic or red aurora colors
Some more exciting features are like below.
Air view: With this feature, you need to use S-Pen mandatory but your finger can be used as pen, just hover your finger over the screen and see the expanded visuals.
IR Blaster: This AWESOME feature powers to you control anything remotely. Using WatchON app and built-in IR blaster, you can literally remote control almost all the gadgets at your place. Be it TV, Music player or anything.
It is buzzing that T-Mobile may introduce LTE-Advanced feature to its 4G network by this year end and other carriers like Verizon, Sprint and AT&T are also working to deploy LTE-Advanced very soon.
But this smartphone Galaxy S4 Advanced will not work in Indian 4G network because in India, 4G network is on TD-LTE technology.
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