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LTE-enabled Samsung r900 goes to MetroPCS

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LTE-enabled Samsung r900 goes to MetroPCS
In what may be a surprising news story, Samsung actually announced that one of the first commercially available LTE-enabled handsets will be available with no other carrier but MetroPCS. The Samsung SCH-r900 will take advantage of the carrier's soon-to-be deployed 4G network, which will first cover a number of metropolitan areas in the second half of the year. No other information or images of the Samsung r900 are available as of now, except for the fact that it will also be able to use the MetroPCS CDMA network, but we promise to keep you posted.

While we are on the topic of 4G, why don't you check our Hands-on with the HTC EVO 4G!

source: Samsung

LTE-enabled Samsung r900 goes to MetroPCS
UPDATE: SlashGear has shared a picture of an unannounced Samsung LTE device showcased at CTIA 2009. Could this be the Samsung r900? Time will tell...


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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45

1. DonLouie (Posts: 594; Member since: 22 Dec 2008)


How is vbzw going to let a prepay vendor beat them to the punch?

posted on 24 Mar 2010, 14:13

2. underwood2012 (Posts: 49; Member since: 12 Sep 2009)


Metro PCS is not only a prepaid Vendor, FYI

posted on 24 Mar 2010, 15:04

3. VZWEMP (Posts: 142; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


i doubt verizon really cares. what good is have an LTE enabled phone is the network does not provide LTE. Im sure Verizon has something huge up their sleeve ;-)

posted on 24 Mar 2010, 17:12

4. DonLouie (Posts: 594; Member since: 22 Dec 2008)


What contract plans do they offer?

posted on 24 Mar 2010, 18:46

5. shimmyx20 (Posts: 280; Member since: 03 Mar 2009)


Just checked their site, definitely says "Never sign a contract"

posted on 25 Mar 2010, 15:39

8. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)


That's a Samsung omnia this article is Bull $h1t. Nice photo shopping.

posted on 25 Mar 2010, 08:24

6. chrisbreuker (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Dec 2008)


So Samsung decided to recycle the i900 or i910? Wow....Same exact chassis just jam a LTE chip in

posted on 25 Mar 2010, 13:07

7. omarc26 (Posts: 357; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


that looks like a samsung omnia,

posted on 25 Mar 2010, 15:45

9. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)


Now, Verizon has quite a few Samsungs, but just because this article said that "Samsung" will be giving 4g phone to MetroPcs DOES NOT MEAN they will have a 4g phone before VZW, my bet is Motorola or HTC will be the first to launch a 4g phone on LTE VZW. LONG before Samsung gets to for metro.

posted on 21 Aug 2010, 15:49

10. Metro Pcs Customer (unregistered)


just a lil info on metro... its a pay as you go service with excellent coverage yes there are still areas where it isnt working but i have been with metro for 10 years in south florida and have found it reliable... and CHEAP.... i have 4 phones one for me and each of my children. and i pay about 126$ a month with the family share plan ..I have had less dropped calls then when i was paying 300$ a month with sprint..this new phone will be awesome i cant wait to get one. i currently use a samsung msgr red and its good but not 4 g .

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