Samsung Electronics has launched the world’s first LTE advanced Tri-band carrier aggregation smartphone. The Galaxy Note 4, which will be released into the South Korean market early (January) in 2015, adds a third model to the mix. It also comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810, which is a feature similar to Exynos 5433.
“The LTE-A Tri-Band CA smartphone is a meaningful advancement in mobile and telecommunications technologies, and demonstrates Samsung’s long-term commitment to providing innovation within the telecommunications industry,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “We continue to set new challenges for the industry and push boundaries to take mobile technology to the next level and deliver the best possible customer experience.”
According to Samsung Tomorrow, the LTE-A Tri-Band CA enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will provide the most innovative network experience that is currently available on the market by selecting optimally available bandwidths.
It also supports Category 6 network service with speeds of up to 300 Mbps due to the fact that it receives three unique frequency bands and aggregates them into a single connection. What this means is that you can download a ‘700MB video in about 19 seconds or 10 songs with 40MB in about one second,’ writes Samsung Tomorrow.
The company has not given any indication whether the device will be released outside the Korean market; but this cannot be ruled out completely if you recall what the case of the Galaxy S5 LTE-A.
Mobile and technologies continue to evolve, and the year 2015 and even beyond promise to be exciting ones considering what is in stock. The LTE-A Tri-band CA Galaxy Note 4 will LTE-A Category 9 service ready, with speeds expected to be up to 450 Mbps download and expected to be commercialized later in the year 2015.
The new LTE-A Tri-Band CA enabled Galaxy Note 4 will provide a download peak speed of 300Mbps, which is four times faster than the speed of today’s 4G LTE service. With this kind of speed, the device is capable of delivering an unparalleled multimedia experience by allowing faster downloads and web browsing, as “well as powering faster content streaming and better access to data intensive applications.”
You can have a complete view of its features and specifications by visiting Samsung Tomorrow.
Recall that Samsung had used the occasion of the Mobile World Congress 2014 to demonstrate the LTE-A Tri-Band CA network solutions, which is the world’s first.