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LTE phones to hit 4-5% all phone shipments in 2012

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Jan 2012, 04:16

LTE phones seemed to be everywhere at CES 2012, but while the US is in the forefront of a global run towards 4G LTE networks, the technology is still far from being…

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posted on 16 Jan 2012, 04:20

1. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

Only thing that worries me now is the battery life . Well when 3G is introduced battery life is a problem now it has been solved .

posted on 16 Jan 2012, 04:35

2. seeds (Posts: 48; Member since: 13 Apr 2011)

Funny pict PA....

posted on 16 Jan 2012, 05:27

3. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)

> expected to amount to between 25 to 30 million units in 2012,

I think that number is low. The US has about 330 million wireless phones and say 40% gets replaced in 2012, that gives us about 132 million phones. Say 20% of these replacement phones will be LTE phones, that would translate into 26.4 million phones just in the US based on these assumptions.

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