Galaxy S4 LTE-A: World’s First LTE Smartphone Announced

Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Earlier this evening, Samsung, along with SK Telecom, a Korean carrier, announced that the first LTE smartphone, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, has finished construction and is slated for release soon on the new LTE-Advanced network in Korea. This device will be the first of its kind, and will contain Qualcomm’s newest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 800.

Even more exciting, a leaked video showing a full unboxing of the device has hit the web. The device comes with upgraded GPUs, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon chipset and the LTE-Advanced radio. In addition to these powerhouse specs, it also comes with a 13MP camera, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.2.2, Samsung’s proprietary software.

The above shows that the first LTE network device is no gimmick, and will give any other smartphone on the market a run for its money. The device will be hitting the market this summer in Korea, by Americans are still going to have to wait before one comes their way.  For a device with such anticipation, owners will want to the ability to track android phone once they get the phone, losing this phone would be such a shame.

Source: Droid Life