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LTE Advanced means faster data, will it also mean bigger phones? Probably

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Feb 2013, 02:29

While many carriers have not even started their LTE rollout yet, LTE Advanced is already entering the conversation...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 02:33 8

1. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Great by then Verizon will sell you 50mb of shared data for $100/mo WHAT GOOD IS YOUR SPEED THEN!?!?!?

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 03:24 7

2. _Bone_ (Posts: 2155; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)

Exactly. Silly plans in the world of multiple touch devices per user, they should start at 10gigs all the way up to unlimited. What's the point of having the future now if we are limited by data plan, storage and battery life?

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 03:55 3

3. Riven (Posts: 25; Member since: 25 May 2012)

you guys hit the nail on the head like lindsay lohan hits the Patron Silver

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 06:20

4. thunderising (Posts: 232; Member since: 25 Nov 2011)

I'm happy with HSPA+ (which is 3G btw).

Don't know what to do with LTE Advanced.

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 06:51 8

5. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3814; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

People were happy with 56K modems back in 1998, too. I'm sure you'll figure out what to do with it.

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 07:27 1

6. troutsy (Posts: 319; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)

Was really hoping for a great article on this one... Lackluster writing and poor editing really covered up for the fact that there was almost no information presented.

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 07:52 1

7. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)

Maybe they should try working on improving battery life before increasing speeds. I find HSPA+ and LTE is more then enough speeds for everyday streaming and data consumption.

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 09:20 1

8. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1121; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)

If we're going to make mobile internet faster, then it needs to be more affordable. Otherwise, they're going to make mobile internet not appealing to the consumer and no mobile carrier wants that. I love LTE and will probably love LTE-Advanced, but not at the expense of choosing that over food and clothes for my family

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 10:07 1

9. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

i dunno, that quoted 32 hours of battery life with the Razr MAXX HD is no lie... (i get 29 with my usage.)

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 16:22

10. BadAssAbe (Posts: 465; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)

Keep phones at 720P with a bigger battery.
Keep current LTE At 50mps and lower prices instead of raising speed.

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 21:27

11. miles16852 (Posts: 241; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)

Oh rats! there goes my 5gb monthly plan in a NANOSECOND, better move over to sprint or t-mobile!

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