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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE with Cat. 9 LTE support (450Mbps) launching this week

A few days before 2015 came along to replace the extremely eventful previous year, word broke out of a new variant of the Galaxy Note 4 for the South Korean market. Called the Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE, this new variant will be the first commercial smartphone to feature support for Cat. 9 LTE, with the ability to achieve theoretical download speeds of 450Mbps. The device was rumored to be launching in mid-January, and now a report from ETNews has revealed that consumers in South Korea will be able to buy the Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE starting this week.

The Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE will support SK Telecom’s new LTE-A network that was launched last month, and will be powered by an Exynos 5433 processor with a new modem that enables Cat. 9 LTE. Other than the faster internet speeds, the device will be the same as the standard Galaxy Note 4 variant, with specs including a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM, a 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 32GB of on-board storage, fingerprint, heart rate, and UV sensors, a 3.7-megapixel front camera, and a 3,220mAh battery.

It’s not known what version of Android the Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE will come with out of the box, but it will likely be Android 4.4 KitKat and not Lollipop. Also unknown is the pricing of the device; given the high price of the normal Galaxy Note 4, you can expect the S-LTE variant to be similarly priced at a premium.

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sunny1011
sunny1011

But is there any information about Lollipop update for NOTE 4????

sandworm
sandworm

I think the idea is to update the Note 4 straight to lollipop 5.01 or 5.02 they are still running stability tests.

sunny1011
sunny1011

I don’t understand how much stable they want to make it….

sandworm
sandworm

Not sure friend, I’m using the S5 LTE-A and I’m in the same boat, but I trust they have our best interests at heart.

There is no patience without virtue.