Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A (GT-I9506) is the world’s first LTE-Advanced smartphone and South Korean carrier SK Telecom has announced that it will launch the device on its network when released. Although nothing has been mentioned when this phone will be released, some leaked screenshots hint that this device will hit the European markets along with international markets soon.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A (GT-I9506) runs Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). It features a 5-inch full HD Super ALMOED display capable of providing a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, Quad-Core ARMv7 Processor (VFPv4, NEON), 2GB of RAM and the LTE-Advanced radios. It also packs a 12.8 mega-pixel rear camera, a 2.1 mega-pixel front facing camera, 32GB memory storage which can be expanded up to 64GB via standard micro SD slot and a 2,600mAh battery.
Apart from these features, the phone supports S Health, WatchON, S Translator, Smart Scroll and Smart Pause. The device will be available in Blue Arctic and Red Aurora. On the other side, LTE-advanced is capable of data transfer rates of 150Mbps, roughly twice as fast as the 4G LTE speeds available in the United States and elsewhere, and 10 times faster than 3G.
According to some leaked screenshots, Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A (GT-I9506) will hit the European markets soon. But still it is unknown exactly when this device will go on sale in Europe.