iPhone 5 to Support LTE in Europe, Asia, and U.S.A

Posted September 8, 2012 at 12:05am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 17191 views

Apple's next generation iPhone will reportedly support LTE in Europe, Asia, and the U.S.A, according to the WSJ. The phone will likely be revealed at the company's September 12th special event.

Apple Inc.'s next iPhone will work on the fastest wireless networks around the world -- including in the U.S., Europe and Asia -- though it is unlikely to be available on every carrier, people familiar with the matter said.

Notably, there are an estimated 36 LTE bands around the world, compared to 22 bands for 3G. Building a phone that supports multiple bands is possible but difficult.

"It's like patchwork quilt in terms of spectrum," said Bill Davidson, senior vice president of Qualcomm. "It will be impractical to have all of the bands."

No word yet on which bands will be supported.

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Ricky - September 9, 2012 at 4:50am
Where are all the haters New iPhone with global LTE support. The galaxy S3 isn't even LTE
HO - September 10, 2012 at 7:55am
...n u have to spit up in the air just to have it fall all over ur silly face, like the fkn moron that u are...a high end Samsung phone with no LTE...no worries, when the "new" #5 comes Samsung will show u why u can't has LTE, either them or HTC...
6italia0 - September 8, 2012 at 11:18am
As long as the iPhone 5 supports 170/2100 MHz or just has AWS then I will be happy, i"ve been using every iPhone ive owned on T-Mobile (I see the iPhone as a 2G data only capable device), why T-Mobile just doesn't pull their dicks out of eachothers assholes and add 1900-fucking-MHz already I have no clue, but i'm beginning to feel like we wont see 3G on the iPhone through T-Mobile until 5G is available lol
6italia0 - September 8, 2012 at 11:19am
*1700/2100 MHz is what I meant in my other comment
Jil - September 8, 2012 at 7:25am
Why should we even care? By the time LTE comes to UK they will release iPhone 10.
Samsung is coming! - September 8, 2012 at 5:05am
samsung is going to sue. Even though they are not going to win! LMAO!
Lohlky - September 8, 2012 at 4:28am
Whats LTE going to do for me when I have 2GIG of fucking data plan? Dont make sense. Att bring that unlimited data plan.
6italia0 - September 8, 2012 at 11:10am
bro just get a 2G iPhone, use it for about 3-5 days (will suck way bad obviously) but you can switch over to unlimited AT&T data plan
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