Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Samsung T578H splits time between China, world

updated 12:25 pm EST, Fri November 9, 2007

Samsung T578H phone

Samsung has announced an unusual new phone, the SGH-T578H. Key to its distinctiveness is support for TD-SCDMA, a protocol found exclusively in China, and at present only in 10 major cities; it does however support speeds up to 2.8Mbps, pushing the still-rare feature of 3G in the country. In 2008 the protocol will be upgraded to handle HSDPA, increasing speeds and potentially broadening compatibility. The phone is meanwhile capable of quad-band EDGE, GSM and GPRS, making it suitable for use inside and outside of China. TD-SCDMA is only available through a dual-band receiver. The T578H is merely a prototype, but will likely have a commercial equivalent in the near future.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News