The iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, HTC One XL and Huawei Ascend P1 LTE are all on sale today, with the Nokia Lumia 920 and a 4G version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to follow later in the year. You can buy them now and switch to 4G when the LTE network launches, although that means taking a gamble on how much 4G will cost. CNET UK met EE network expert Tom Bennett to discuss the coming of 4G. Press play on our video above to see what EE has to say -- although EE is staying tight-lipped about a launch date and details of pricing, we did learn that 4G could improve your phone speeds even if you don't opt in to 4G.
That's because iphone 5 screen protector jb hi fi EE is improving the infrastructure across the network, which should improve 3G performance as well as ensuring all that streamed video and photos uploaded to Instagram on 4G phones don't knacker the network in coming years, EE also claims that 4G coverage is better, even at the edge of a phone mast's signal area, And speeds are promised to be around 8-12Mbps -- check out our speed test to see what sort of speeds we managed with the iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 and the rest of the LTE line-up..
For more on the first 4G phones, check out our comparison of the iPhone 5, Galaxy S3, One XL and P1 LTE, or press play on our video to see 4G speeds compared. What would you like to know about 4G? And what do you think of EE's first 4G phones? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page. We put your questions about 4G to the first network to offer the super-speedy new data, EE. 4G is almost here -- but we still have a lot of questions. When will it launch? Where will you get it? And will next-generation mobile phone speeds leave a gaping hole in your wallet?.
4G promises faster connection to the Internet for high-speed Web browsing, music and video streaming, and uploading pictures and updates, The first 4G network is EE, formerly known as Everything Everywhere, created by the iphone 5 screen protector jb hi fi merger of Orange and T-Mobile, As well as the four phones mentioned above, EE will later this year offer the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, and a 4G version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Leaving aside the Lumias and the Note 2, we tested each of the four phones currently available on EE's 4G network ahead of the public launch, and we've also compared the fab four on their other merits, Read on to see which is our pick of the 4G flock..
As the first 4G phones, the most obvious thing to compare is their performance on 4G. If only it was as simple as that.. We tested the 4G quartet with different tasks that involve connecting to the Web, as well as using the Speedtest.net app for Android and iPhone to measure upload and download speeds. We compared the phones against each other as well as a 3G iPhone 5 on O2 and a 3G iPhone 4S. In our tests, the fastest phone was the Galaxy S3 LTE, which loaded webpages the quickest. In terms of download speed the S3 and iPhone 5 both performed best, scoring above 40Mbps a number of times. The S3 was more consistent, however, with the iPhone 5's speed more likely to drop drastically.