Samsung Says Galaxy S 4G Fulfils Need for Speed
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Samsung announced that the 4G version of its wildly popular Galaxy S smartphone will soon be available to customers looking to take advantage of the improved download speeds available on T-Mobile's burgeoning 4G network.
As Enterprise Mobile Today reports, the Galaxy S 4G promises peak download speeds of 21 Mbps on T-Mobile's HSPA+ network.
Company officials said more details, including the exact date of release, and features will be unveiled in "the coming weeks."
For now, Samsung says the Galaxy S 4G model will run on the Android 2.2 (Froyo) mobile operating system and feature a super AMOLED touchscreen display.
"With Galaxy S 4G, T-Mobile will deliver its fastest smartphone yet on Americas largest 4G network, providing rich entertainment virtually whenever and wherever consumers want," Cole Brodman, T-Mobile's chief marketing officer, said in a statement. "And with 4G data plans from $10 per month, were making blazing-fast 4G speeds and super smartphone experiences easily accessible to the millions who crave them."
T-Mobile's 4G network is now available in 100 metropolitan areas, reaching 200 million people through the U.S. The carrier plans to double the speed the of its 4G network in 2011 and expects these upgrades to be accessible to more than 140 million U.S. customers by year's end.