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Although the Motorola Moto G with 4G LTE is a bit pricier than its 3G-only sibling, it still has one of the best displays in the budget arena, its processor makes operation enjoyably smooth and its rounded, compact body is both comfortable and attractive. If you're after an affordable all-round entrance into the high speeds of 4G, you've come to the right place.
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The device, which will reach Europe first, features a 4.5-inch display, 4GB or 8GB of built-in storage, and Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Optus now has Carrier Aggregation available via its 2300MHz spectrum in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide
MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips will have Opera Max data compression tech built-in.
A new version of the chipmaker's tablet comes with 32GB of storage and a 4G LTE connection, but it costs an extra $100.
While MediaTek has been gunning for Qualcomm's core business in the higher-end market, Qualcomm looks to be playing a similar game, attacking MediaTek's territory in the low-end market.
The Huawei Ascend Y550 is an ultra-budget Android KitKat phone with 4G LTE and a low-res 4.5-inch screen.
The next iPhone could offer faster LTE data speeds thanks to an improved modem, says Chinese Apple repair shop Geekbar.
The device features an 8-inch screen, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 16GB of internal storage, and support for both Wi-Fi and LTE.
With its 4.5-inch sapphire screen, quad-core processor, and 8-megapixel camera, the rugged and water resistant Brigadier can take whatever you can throw at it.