Globe Telecom recently announced its initial and exclusive line-up of smartphones running on its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.\u00a0 LTE is the latest and fastest mobile internet technology and it seems like adoption in the Philippines will be faster than expected.\u00a0 The launch of LTE capable handsets like the ones announced by Globe will definitely kickstart the LTE revolution in the Philippines. In time for the launch of its 4G LTE network, Globe is offering the latest LTE-enabled smartphones. These Globe-exclusive smartphones include the\u00a0Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, HTC One XL,\u00a0ZTE T81, and\u00a0Huawei Ascend P1 LTE.\u00a0 These are latest handsets and are among the best in the pack.\u00a0 All these handsets, incidentally, run Android. \u00a0They will be available under Globe postpaid plans starting at Plan 999 bundled with unlimited surfing, consumable amount for calls and texts and freebies. The Samsung Galaxy S III LTE needs no introduction.\u00a0 It is the same Samsung Galaxy S III with 4.8-inch super AMOLED screen but it will not have 2GB RAM and Android Jellybean OS. \u00a0Globe is offering an exclusive color of the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, which is Sapphire Black. The HTC One XL, on the other hand, boasts of 1.5GH dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, 32GB storage, 4.7-inch screen and Android Ice Cream Sandwich. \u00a0It also features an 8-megapixel camera, Beats Audio, Gorilla glass touch screen, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The ZTE T81, on the other hand,\u00a0has 1.5GH dual-core CPU, 4-inch screen and will run Android ICS. \u00a0Other features of this handset include \u00a0a 5-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The Huawei Ascend P1 LTE sports a 1.5GH dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen, Android ICS. \u00a0It will also pack an 8-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. \u00a0All these LTE smartphones from Globe are capable of running on data speeds of up to 100Mbps. Globe\u2019s 4G LTE network is said to have peak speeds of up to 60 Mbps for outdoor coverage and 30 Mbps for deployments inside buildings.\u00a0 Instead of \u201cpocket activations\u201d or \u201chotspots\u201d, the 4G LTE network rollout of Globe will focus on large contiguous areas of coverage. \u00a0Key commercial and residential areas in Makati City will be the first to enjoy the Globe 4G LTE service, followed by select areas in Metro Manila, Cebu and Davao by year-end, expanding to cover more areas nationwide by 2013.