July 31, 2013

Samsung Announces GALAXY S4 and GALAXY S4 mini With the world’s first TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE Seamless Handover Technology

Samsung accelerates global LTE market possibilities with world’s first commercial dual-mode LTE handover devices

Samsung Electronicstoday announced the world’s first commercial devices capable of TDD-LTE (Time-Division Duplex) and FDD-LTE (Frequency Division Duplex) seamless handover technology. Samsung will launch TDD/FDD Dual Mode LTE versions of the Samsung GALAXY S4 and Samsung GALAXY S4 mini, which will enable continuous and seamless voice and data communications even as the devices switch between two different types of LTE networks.

“Samsung continues to accelearate global LTE market deployment, addressing technical challenges faster than anyone else. With today’s TDD/FDD LTE seamlesshandover 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 deviceswill allowcustomers to fully enjoy the benefits of fast mobile data communications no matter where they are.”