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70% smartphones shipped are now 4G-ready: Study

The share of 4G handsets went up further in September quarter from 65 per cent in June quarter

Arnab Dutta  |  New Delhi 

As penetration of 4G LTE services is undergoing a transformation in the country, smartphone buyers are switching to the latest technology. Nearly 70 per cent of the smartphones shipped in the country are now 4G-enabled, Counterpoint Research said in a report. The share of 4G handsets went up further in September quarter from 65 per cent in June quarter. 4G (fourth generation) is a mobile communications standard intended to replace 3G, allowing wireless internet access at a much higher speed. LTE or long-term evolution is a 4G mobile communications standard. During the quarter some 35 ...

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First Published: Fri, October 28 2016. 00:35 IST
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