Following the launch of SK Telecom's LTE-Advanced network today, Samsung also launched the world's first smartphone capable of supporting the network.
Samsung's timing couldn't be more perfect. Just right in time for SK Telecom's LTE-A announcement, Samsung also unveiled the LTE-Advanced-touting Galaxy S4 LTE-A today.
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Considered as the world's first LTE-Advanced smartphone, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A boasts twice the speed in terms of network connectivity. This means faster browsing and video streaming, as well as downloads and applications.
For starters, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor clocked at 2.3GHz. Sony also announced its own smartphone running Snapdragon 800 yesterday - the Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
Furthermore, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A sports a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a 441ppi. It has a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 2,600mAh battery, and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The device will be available in Korea this summer.