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LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition launches at T-Mobile next month

0. phoneArena posted on 06 May 2014, 16:16

Following Verizon, T-Mobile is now also getting ready to start selling Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 from last year. Pricing details aren't available at the moment...

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posted on 06 May 2014, 19:33

1. torr310 (Posts: 1072; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)

They released it too late. I want something newer now.

posted on 06 May 2014, 20:20 1

2. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

All these LTE tablet variants (T-mobile, ATT, VZW, etc) show a fundamental stupidity by Samsung. Instead of making a separate LTE tablet for each carrier, Samsung should:

(a) include an LTE radio that handles more bands and works with many carriers (like the iPad)


(b) have a pluggable LTE radio on the back or side of the tablet behind a nicely done panel or port cover, so the user can plug in whatever LTE they want.

Obviously (a) would be preferable, but even (b) would be far superior to having all these variants and the costs of making/testing/supporting them.

The other thing that would be nice with (b) is enabling any Samsung table to be LTE upgradeable. It is really bad for business to segment the market into separate wifi/LTE models.

posted on 06 May 2014, 21:49 1

3. Kaiser2007 (Posts: 173; Member since: 16 Nov 2013)

Yeah. LTE for the whole world, not just one region.

And (c) LTE with software switch. You disable those LTE bands you don't need.

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