Samsung commits to unlock the radio processor chip in future phones

Samsung commits to unlock the FM radio processor chip in future phones

Samsung and NextRadio on Wednesday announced the handset-maker will start shipping mobile phones in america and Canada with all the radio chip unlocked. At this time, Samsung ended up being shipping some devices because of the FM radio access unlocked, although some (usually dependent upon provider whims) had a locked FM radio chip.

An unlocked FM radio chip in a smartphone not just provides free accessibility regional radio stations in crisis circumstances, FM radio accessibility provides important info.

In August of 2017 LG announced a similar handle NextRadio and offered a list of products that currently had usage of the radio processor chip in the phone.

Some Samsung devices currently assist the NextRadio application. We tested the application on a T-Mobile Galaxy S8 plus it worked, although fact that all phones from Samsung going forward works is reassuring.

Published at Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:25:29 +0000