The phone will be able to connect to Sprint's 5G network and its existing LTE network, the carrier said in a release. Sprint said device specifications and exact timing of its release would be announced "later."
5G, the next generation of cellular technology, is expected to significantly boost speed, coverage and responsiveness of wireless networks. It promises to make data speeds 10 to 100 times faster than the typical 4G LTE network today. That could mean downloading a movie in seconds, rather than minutes.
Samsung didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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