GSM-based Nexus Prime clears FCC; On its way to AT&T?

GSM-based Nexus Prime clears FCC

You’ve probably heard that Google’s and Samsung’s event has been cancelled/postponed and that we’ll have to wait for few more days to see the next Nexus smartphone officially announced. In the meantime, a GSM-based version of the device with HSPA-based 3G radio has been spotted at the FCC and is, as far as we can tell, heading to AT&T. The sad news is that this isn’t an LTE-enabled smartphone, hinting us the “real 4G” connectivity will be reserved for Verizon Wireless for the time to come. Still, speeds of up to 21Mbps on the downlink should be good enough for 90% of the users out there… or so I think. Then again just knowing faster downloads are possible with Verizon’s device may make some people angry and prompt them to wait for the “real deal.”

In any case, it’s good to know that a smartphone as powerful as Nexus Prime won’t be a single-carrier deal only…

[Via: Engadget]

  • you forgot to mention it also includes T-Mobile’s AWS bands. 

    • Anonymous

      how do you know? 

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