Samsung shows off phone with 3.6Mbps HSDPA

Posted on Wednesday, January 04 2006 @ 21:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Samsung today presented the world's first 3.6Mbps High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) technology based phone.

Web browsing, as well as streaming and downloading of contents, will be demonstrated compared by 1.8 Mbps and 384Kbps. 3.6 Mbps HSDPA handset allows users to download contents much faster than WCDMA or GSM/GPRS network. For example, downloading a 4MB mp3 file takes less than 10 seconds at 3.6Mbps HSDPA.

HSDPA, a new form of mobile broadband, is capable of transmitting data at speeds up to seven times faster than that of WCDMA. Users can enjoy large-scale multimedia downloads, such as DVD-quality movies and interactive multimedia games, with high-speed wireless Internet access comparable to speeds of fixed-line ADSL services.

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