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Surprise, voice over LTE destroys batteries

0. phoneArena 30 Nov 2012, 04:26 posted on

When LTE made its debut in a big way, customers were greeted with amazing data speeds. They were also greeted with...

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posted on 30 Nov 2012, 04:37 4

1. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

great technology but unless it drains so much battery and battery technology is rubbish, it's highly impractical.

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 07:49

2. Synack (Posts: 681; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)

How about we get LTE and voice/mms on the same chipset allowing us to talk and surf at the same time first.... ahem Apple.

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 07:54

3. rb68 (Posts: 27; Member since: 23 Apr 2010)

What the hell is a Spirent? Sounds like something from the Lord of the Rings...

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 09:24

4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4240; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Spirent Communications provides test and service management solutions for the communications industry.
For something you don't know...trust Google! :D

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 10:55

9. whythename (Posts: 6; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)

Never trust anything fully, this your first day on the internet?

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 09:37

5. laheelahee (Posts: 213; Member since: 09 Apr 2012)

i think smartphones in Korea always comes w/ an extra battery

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 12:42

7. laheelahee (Posts: 213; Member since: 09 Apr 2012)

wait, i think its only Samsung that does that...

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 11:08

6. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 645; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

Wait isn't the Droid Razr HD VoLTE? When you check it's stats it clearly says talk and surf at the same time and it's a Qualcomm chipset so it's a given that it's a pretty good set up. Oh well they need to refine the power draw of LTE in cellular devices because that mess draws way too much power to do the same thing 3G service used to. In few short years it should be upgraded significantly, until then we'll be playing hand off from LTE to 3G.

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 21:11

8. mydi.maus (unregistered)

no need lte! 4g itself would be just fine..

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