iPhone 5 To Support HSPA+ “4G” Speeds?

News | Friday September 23 2011 11:53 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

reports that Deputy Director of Research Huang Wenliang of China Unicom executive revealed in a presentation at this week’s Macworld Asia that Apple ‘s iPhone 5 will support HSPA+ technology. China Unicom is currently the exclusive iPhone carrier in China.
HSPA+ offers a theoretical peak download speeds of 21Mbps (up from 7.2 Mbps), which is marketed by many GSM carriers around the world as 4G technology.
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Japanese IT news site “PC Watch” tells that, Research vice president of China Unicom, Huan Wenliang, told iPhone 5 will support W-CDMA based high-speed data transfer standard HSPA Evolution “HSPA+” (21Mbps) at keynote speech in Macworld Asia 2011.
 this year. We’re sure many users won’t mind that as AT&T and Verizon are expected to complete the rollout of their 4G LTE network nationwide only by 2013, where as AT&T has deployed HSPA+ across its network.
This is not the first time we’re hearing the possibility of the next generation iPhone supporting the faster HSPA+ network, a
in May had claimed that iPhone 5 will come with minor cosmetic changes, better cameras, faster dual-core A5 processor and HSPA+ support.
Would you be happy with HSPA+ support or will you wait for Apple to launch a 4G LTE iPhone ? Please share your views in the comments.

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