Samsung appears to be able to take some inspiration from Apple as soon as extra and comply with within the American firm’s footsteps in the case of bringing satellite tv for pc communication to smartphones. Apple has its Emergency SOS characteristic that works through satellite tv for pc on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Professional traces, which works by means of a partnership with Globalstar, and Samsung is now mentioned to be working with Iridium to deliver satellite tv for pc communications to the Galaxy S23 household.
Iridium is a 66-strong Low Earth orbit satellite tv for pc constellation which gives voice and knowledge providers. Samsung has been engaged on overcoming the technical challenges of bringing satellite tv for pc communications to smartphones for the previous two years, and it appears prefer it’s lastly managed to – since with the launch of the Galaxy S23 household, rumor has it you’ll ship textual content messages and small photos (within the a whole bunch of kbps) through satellite tv for pc.
As you might need anticipated when you’ve ever seen a devoted satellite tv for pc cellphone, the principle problem was to miniaturize the antenna in order that it may be mounted into a daily smartphone with out doubling its dimension.
Samsung would not count on this characteristic to take off in its dwelling turf in Korea because the land space there’s small and it’s extremely properly lined with 5G service however thinks it may be an actual success in North and South America, Europe, Russia, and China, particularly in these elements the place infrastructure is not very properly developed.
In response to earlier leaks and rumors, the Galaxy S23 household will solely use a better binned model of Qualcomm’s not too long ago unveiled Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, and the launch goes to happen within the first week of February.
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