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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 Wind @ 2012-09-14 12:40 from p@BC - click to readif samsung can never beat apple, why apple is trying to sue every body out there for stupid things (an apple logo in a supermarket name LOL) like if they were afraid of other companies? they obviously see how fast is android and samsung market growing and apple tries to stop them

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  • 2012-09-14 16:34
  • yfs@

> In reply to truth @ 2012-09-14 16:15 from PAXp - click to readThanks truth!

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  • 2012-09-14 16:34
  • Lc6n

hahaha another proof that iPhone 5 is real failure in front of other 4g mobiles...

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  • 2012-09-14 16:25
  • 3Y9T

> In reply to BTL @ 2012-09-14 15:35 from yfs@ - click to readConsider that few email providers allow attachments greater than 25 MB, and you're on freakin LTE. I certainly wouldn't mind restarting the download, esp. since it'll probably be over in 3 seconds.

Also consider that Safari doesn't even allow you to download anything.

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  • 2012-09-14 16:22
  • uuh@

> In reply to pinifarina @ 2012-09-14 15:13 from Lc6n - click to readIf you are doing something related to data then when you make or receive call then ongoing data pause during call and automatically resumes as call ends. If you are downloading with wifi then it doesnt interrupt. This happens with any network in any smartphone or feature phone in any country.

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  • 2012-09-14 16:15
  • PAXp

I dont get the problem. Who cares, iphone is full of limitations and restrictions, and the fans love it. They didnt even have multitasking earlier, and the fans defended that serious shortcoming and said they didnt need it anyway. Now there is multitasking but very poor so, the apple fans love it still. Because, they could not care less, limitations imposed by apple is always good for these users.

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  • 2012-09-14 16:12
  • vaNH

LTE networks cannot handle voice calls, only data connections so if you were downloading a file and you got a call your download would switch to hspa+ speeds for the duration of the call, the download would still continue just at a slower speed, lots of phones do this, what is unclear is whether the device will switch back after the call or at the end of the data session like the htc velocity does

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  • 2012-09-14 16:09
  • 7sa5

It's not a bug, it's a feature :)

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  • 2012-09-14 16:08
  • 0vBw

> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readTypical iphone fan. Both iphone and Samsung have the same capability of LTE i.e. upto 100 mbps DL. There is nothing ultra or super. I have a wireless router of TP-LINK with 150 mbps wireless data transfer rate. Does this mean I have superultra fast wifi?
Just grow up itoy fan.

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  • 2012-09-14 15:54
  • PAXp

> In reply to farbror Frej @ 2012-09-14 10:01 from m}EE - click to readImagine you are downloading a heavy file from your email, or a heavy app and some one tries to call you and it is a very important call, what do you think is going to happen if you are not able to do both at the same time?

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  • 2012-09-14 15:35
  • yfs@

the performance of LTE depends on your network provider!!!

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  • 2012-09-14 15:20
  • NHUD

Hi all,

Simple question:

Does this mean that if i am for instance:

a) Downloading a file
b) or in the midle a skype calling
c) or watching a streaming video
d) or syncronizing email

if i get/make a gsm call, all those actions will be interrupted?

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  • 2012-09-14 15:13
  • Lc6n

i like

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  • 2012-09-14 14:59
  • uCr$

> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readLTE is LTE, there is no "ultrafast LTE" LOL.

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  • 2012-09-14 14:36
  • MNT5

> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readNokia 920 LTE is the fastest of them all.

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  • 2012-09-14 13:26
  • PxcP

> In reply to dune @ 2012-09-14 11:41 from vpay - click to readlol. 'not so smart fr multitask'. i like that. it proved because a lot of people always ask me how to set their iphone. they are rich, but so dumb.

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  • 2012-09-14 13:25
  • tu6$

> In reply to vallstreet @ 2012-09-14 13:15 from u7mc - click to readSee what a fanboy means :) He has no clue how fast are either of them but already Apple's is Ultrafast :)))

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  • 2012-09-14 13:17
  • spiI

This is just a small technical issue for sure Apple can fix it with no sweat.

I guess the question here is, which is faster and more superior ?

Apple's ultrafast LTE or Samsung's LTE?

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  • 2012-09-14 13:15
  • u7mc

Engineers from Apple are idiots, you can use LTE, but you are not reachable when someone calls you. Just like dial-up from last century. I'm sure that Jobs would make something more inovative (only respected man from Apple if you ask me).

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  • 2012-09-14 13:08
  • MNT5

hmm iphoney 5. Is there anything "magical" about it? Panoramic camera? Samsung has that. 4G LTE. Samsung has that. Faster web browsing? Samsung has that already. Prices for the Iphone 5 is expensive. Samsung doesn't have that. Go back to the drawing board Apple and think of something new. Steve Jobs please come back.

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  • 2012-09-14 13:02
  • i5BK

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