iPhone 5 Skipping LTE support?

Evan Selleck
Contributing Editor from  Arizona
| Published: February 24, 2011

In a recent note from Telecom Pragmatics analyst Samuel Greenholtz, who spoke with sources familiar with the matter, the next iteration of the iPhone will not be supporting LTE connectivity. However, it will be supporting AT&T's HSPA+ network, which the wireless carrier has dubbed its 4G network. While not confirmed in the slightest, the information could change in the months between now and when the iPhone 5 (or whatever Apple decides to call it) is launched, so take the analyst's predictions for what they're worth.

Though, Greenholtz does say that LTE will be part of the iPhone 6, which will launch in the summer time next year. There's no surprise that the iPhone banter is starting to pick up, considering the iPad 2 is all but confirmed. And it wouldn't be surprising to hear that Apple would skip LTE support in the iPhone 5, as they did just release the iPhone 4 for Verizon's network not too long ago. Do you think this is a good move on Apple's part? Let me know in the comments.

Via PhoneArena

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