South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is gearing up for the release of new devices on the European market, so as to offer users on the old continent the possibility to take advantage of LTE connectivity capabilities.
Moreover, it appears that Sweden is the first country in Europe to get a taste of these devices, none others than the Galaxy S II LTE and Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE.
Both of these LTE-capable
mobile devices are expected to hit shelves in the country before the end of the ongoing year, reports
The Samsung Galaxy S II LTE smartphone is expected to become available for purchase via Tele2, while the LTE flavor of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablet PC will be released on Telia’s airwaves.
When made available for purchase in Sweden, the Galaxy S II LTE will include support for 2600 / 1800 / 800MHz LTE, HSPA + and HSUPA + 2100 / 900 up to 42 Mbps, EDGE / GPRS 1900 / 1800 / 900 / 850MHz frequencies, along with the rest of the features it packs in other markets as well.
Thus, users in the country will take advantage of a large 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display, along with a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon application processor inside.
Moreover, the new device packs an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for full HD video recording and playback, as well as with an 1850mAh battery for increased usage time. The handset is powered by Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform. Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE
should pack support for the same network frequencies as the smartphone, while offering a larger display, better fit for viewing content while on the go, for example.
The tablet PC features an 8.9-inch LCD that can deliver a 1200 × 800 pixel resolution, complemented by a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU and 16GB of internal memory.
The specifications list of this device also includes a 3-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for HD video recording, complemented by a 2MP camera on the front for video calling.
It also sports a 6100mAh battery inside, along with Wi-Fi and DLNA capabilities, while running under Google’s Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system.