The world’s first LTE phone (Samsung Craft for MetroPCS) to be launched in September
Samsung has reportedly confirmed it would launch the world’s first LTE phone next month (September).
Featuring a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a touchscreen display and a 3.2MP camera, the Samsung Craft is not a smartphone and uses Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. The handset should cost $300 free of contract – this price is not confirmed, though.
One of the markets where MetroPCS will offer LTE services this year (likely starting September, since the Craft some out then) is the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Verizon will probably be the second US carrier to launch an LTE phone – this should happen in 2011.
Via Yonhap News