Samsung today announced that it will be bringing Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 mini variants with seamless dual-mode LTE. The idea on to bring the tech to the device variants as the majority of the world LTE market is based on FDD-LTE technology and with bringing the variants means an increase in adoption rates in the US, China, Australia, Middle East, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Southwest Asia. Launching dual-mode LTE variant devices also means that Samsung will be the first one in the global mobile industry to offer dual-mode smartphones.
“Samsung continues to accelearate global LTE market deployment, addressing technical challenges faster than anyone else. With today’s TDD/FDD LTE seamless handover devices announcement, Samsung again demonstrates the company’s commitment to driving better, more convenient customer experiences,” said JK Shin, co-CEO and president of the IT & Mobile division of Samsung Electronics. Shin added, “The first commercially available TDD/FDD seamless handover devices will allow customers to fully enjoy the benefits of fast mobile data communications no matter where they are.”
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