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iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA

14 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA - read the full textIt has been discovered that the iPhone 5 won't be able to do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA networks. This has been independently confirmed by both Verizon as well as Sprint in the US. Now it's not that you cannot do voice and LTE data together on CDMA; there are phones out there...


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> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readWhat a dumb is there ultrafast on LTE?(4G) ultrafast UMTS(3G) or GSM(2G)

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  • 2012-09-17 00:38
  • v0qJ

This function alone isn't a dealbreaker, but if you pay premium you would also expect to get premium, no?
Well... iFans would argue that this is not needed.
It's true, most of the time this function is really not that important, but what if you download a large file (few hundred MBs) on your brand new LTE supporting phone (100Mbps LTE people!!!) and a call comes in and interrupts your download. I would be pretty darn angry because those greedy American carriers have terrible data limits :(
I also once, maybe twice had this situation: A friend with a dumb phone wanted some bus/train info and I wasn't home to check on my PC. All I did was put him on speaker pressed home button and power up that browser on my phone and here we go!
Guess that isn't possible on the brand new ultra pricey iPhone 5 :/
I always wondered how much does it take for people to realize that they are being scammed.

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  • 2012-09-16 17:58
  • 3pwj

Even the iPhone 4s can not do simultaneous voice and data. Lame.

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  • 2012-09-16 11:36
  • K7fF


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  • 2012-09-16 10:18
  • PS6Y

if I'm on koodo would i still be able to use data and call at the same time? im wondering if i would upgrade but i need to use data and bee on the phone at the same time. whenever my dad needs something he calls me to google something and i have to use my LTE when I'm not at my house. he does this frequently so i really need the data and voice at the same time

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  • 2012-09-16 01:43
  • q}yr

how much price of this iphone5 ?

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  • 2012-09-15 20:05
  • s8FZ

> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readYou're just a diehard fan after all:))There is no such thing as ultra fast,LTE is LTE!LOL!

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  • 2012-09-15 17:57
  • thf$

Watch this vid guys!! Just awesome :D

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  • 2012-09-15 14:09
  • utH4

Poor iPhone, you should be ashamed of Galaxy S3

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  • 2012-09-15 14:01
  • NqwU

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-14 18:03 from q88N - click to readyap like 3g and 3gs after a year that it for your update .either it will not support it or it will make you're iPhone slow shit.

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  • 2012-09-15 11:42
  • kDic

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  • 2012-09-15 10:03
  • TiNi

> In reply to Diezel @ 2012-09-14 17:54 from NhfB - click to readyou have no sens

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  • 2012-09-15 10:01
  • TiNi

> In reply to ipony @ 2012-09-15 03:09 from IVD7 - click to readthis is your answers boy

Is the iPhone 5 the first LTE phone?

A: No, Apple hasn't been a trailblazer here. The first LTE phones showed up a year and a half ago, from other manufacturers such as Samsung and HTC. This year, it's become a standard feature in high-end smartphones.

read the article care fully

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  • 2012-09-15 09:58
  • TiNi

> In reply to ipony @ 2012-09-15 03:09 from IVD7 - click to readyou must be joking!!!

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  • 2012-09-15 09:08
  • vjv4

It is most likely that Apple tried to avoid LTE patent sue over a file transfer technology as I have never read any news or articles about Samsung LTE phones that are not able to transfer data simultaneously on LTE.

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  • 2012-09-15 09:02
  • vFsP

i think......
east or west samsung galaxy s3 is the best!!!!
with eye tracker simultaneous hd video recording....

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  • 2012-09-15 06:08
  • utpC

> In reply to AllanWKF @ 2012-09-14 17:48 from bJbk - click to readI am talking of CDMA network not GSM/UMTS.

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  • 2012-09-15 05:46
  • PAXp

Hi there, will this affect WCDMA or just CDMA users?

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  • 2012-09-15 05:15
  • wvQk

well, you gotta give it to the apple fans... they really know how to become optimistic when a very important feature is not available for them to use... too bad...

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  • 2012-09-15 04:31
  • K7gV

The iPhone 5 is first mobile handset that uses new "LTE" wireless networks!

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  • 2012-09-15 03:09
  • IVD7

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