Samsung shows first LTE (4G) Netbook
Samsung began demonstrating the world’s first Long Term Evolution (LTE) netbook PC at Mobile World Congress 2010 here today. Samsung’s own in-house designed LTE modem chipset, Kalmia, enabled the development of a small form factor netbook with LTE capability. Samsung demonstrated live video streaming via the company’s own LTE network equipment on the Samsung netbook N150.The Samsung netbook N150 is currently available in market with HSPA 3G communications and WiFi access and will become commercially available with LTE in appropriate markets.
The inclusion of LTE will deliver high speed, low latency and ubiquitous connectivity to all users who require high-volume data access whenever they want and wherever they are. For the first time, operators preparing for the deployment of next generation networks can deliver high-powered products to showcase network strength and the true benefits to end-users.
The Samsung N150 has a 10.1" anti-reflective LED energy-efficient display which works in conjunction with the N150’s optimized processing performance and Samsung’s proprietary-enhanced battery life solution to deliver exceptional battery performance of up to 8.5 hours.
Using the integrated Easy Resolution Manager tool, screen resolution can easily be changed if a program or game needs to be viewed in 1024x768. Additional visual enhancements include an integrated Digital LiveCam for video-conferencing or live messaging, an internal microphone and headphone-out connection.
“We see increasing demand for data services, regardless of whether the consumer is indoors, outside, or even on the move. With our end-to-end Total Solution from core chipset to a variety of devices, we are providing true value to our customers,” said Kyu Uhm, Vice President of Samsung IT Solutions Business.