Nokia Open Studio Fall 2006
Confused about WCMDA / HSDPA capabilities in N75
Sam K said:
The article states that the N75 supports WCDMA but "lacks HSDPA". I thought they were the same but after looking at the PhoneScoop glossary, it appears that HSDPA is an upgraded version WCDMA. I thought that Cingular only supports HSDPA. Does that mean that they also support WCDMA kind of like how EDGE phones also support GPRS?
Yes. HSDPA is simply a speed enhancement to WCDMA.
In the same way, EDGE is simply a faster mode of GPRS.
Can a WCDMA capable phone like the N75 take advantage of the HSDPA capabilities on the Cingular network but just at a slower speed?
It's not accurate to say that it would "take advantage of the HSDPA capabilities". HSDPA is simply a f...
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