What excites you most about using a smartphone on a fast 4G network?

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  1. pfretty

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    Are there certain smartphone features you hope to utilize as Sprint continues to expand its 4G offering (especially in support of the EVO)? Are you most interested in streaming media or using the phone as a hotspot/tethering device? I think its exciting to see how the market is maturing.
     

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  2. Niir

    Niir Well-Known Member
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    tbh nothing until smartphone batteries can provide the long term juice for all their functionality :(
     
  3. Benjie

    Benjie Well-Known Member
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    Beat me to that one. My most exciting experience while doing that was watching the battery expire. Play time is either short or done whilst feeding the battery.
     
  4. 2FR35H

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    Once 4G ACTUALLY kicks in it would be useful for downloads and Front Facing Camera's I don't think 3G speeds can utilize it correctly. Sprint so called 4G isn't currently 4G nothing released is really. Not until the speeds hit 100mbps on the downloads anyways. currently Sprint's speed is around 6-10mbps. It will take years before Sprint's 4G actually produces 4G speeds. It would also be great for quick loading of videos and etc.
     
  5. stargazertony

    stargazertony Well-Known Member
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    Nothing. 4g is mostly advertising hype and not actual substance yet. I would be nice if they would develop 3g to it's full potential instead of this 4g vaporware thing.
     

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