Samsung announces first HSUPA phone, the SCH-M470
HSUPA, that little internet devil which made it big at the recent Mobile World Congress, has been employed by Samsung in their latest phone for the Korean market, the SCH-M470.
Belonging to the HSPA family of mobile internet connectivity, High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) is similar to HSDPA which you see in most 3G phones now, however it has up-link speeds of up to 5.76Mbit/s, with transmissions not orthogonal to one another like they are with HSDPA.
Going back to the SCH-M470 handset, it has a 2.0-megapixel camera, push email, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a Google search app. When it launches in South Korea, it’ll be around 600,000KRW, which is about £309.
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