Mar 13, 2017 04:18 AM EDT
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is officially certified. FCC approved the handsets for WIFI, NFC, and LTE
The US Federal Communications Commission has finally let the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus on their website. Pocket-Lint reported that the FCC has certified the wireless connectivity of the Samsung phones along with the American carrier variants.
To recall, there are two devices that were submitted by Samsung to be certified by the FCC a few months ago. The devices were numbered SM-G950U and SM-G955U, which are thought to be the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.
According to PCMag, the "U" typically means a factory unlocked. So, this would mean that both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will work with the LTE of all major carriers such as the Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T.
The Bands testing showed the compatibility of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus phones to operators in the US, especially the Band 66 or Freedom compatibility. Also, the FCC confirmed that the phones have CDMA and GSM, Bluetooth, NFC, ANT+, and 802.11ac.
Meanwhile, FCC does not mention any other lists of specifications for it is just primary concerned with the wireless capability of devices as well as meeting US standards. However, some reports claim that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 83 processor in its X16 gigabit modem.
At the same time, both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will support a 3X carrier aggregation and a 256QAM and a pair of gigabit stool. But, the use of a 4X4 MIMO antenna is still unknown whether necessary to keep a great internet speed.
Fans and tech enthusiasts can expect further revelations of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus at a special Unpacked event in New York. The event will be on March 29, along with an unveiling of other devices from the company.
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