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Topic # 111409 2-Nov-2012 08:50 Send private message

Noel Leeming are currently selling the Lumia 800 (XT version) for a good price.  Are these models quad-band like the XT 710 and therefore usable on Vodafone too?

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  Reply # 710828 2-Nov-2012 08:57 Send private message

Yes, they are.




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  Reply # 710902 2-Nov-2012 11:10 Send private message

The Warehouse has them cheaper.

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  Reply # 711000 2-Nov-2012 14:53 Send private message

freitasm: Yes, they are.


No they're not!

XT and VFNZ variants are both tri band with XT having 850 3G and VFNZ 900 3G on the lower bands. Both have 2100 3G

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  Reply # 711001 2-Nov-2012 14:56 Send private message

What? The Lumia 800 is tri-band? I thought it was quad-band and the N9 was the penta-band one...





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  Reply # 711004 2-Nov-2012 14:59 Send private message

freitasm: What? The Lumia 800 is tri-band? I thought it was quad-band and the N9 was the penta-band one...



The 800 is tri band
The 710 is quad band
The N9 is Pentaband

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  Reply # 711014 2-Nov-2012 15:22 Send private message

bummer. Was considering one to get my wife onto WP7.8 goodness. I guess she'll have to keep her iPhone

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  Reply # 711022 2-Nov-2012 15:47 Send private message

Nokia Lumia 710 is also a Tri-band phone. It is actually Lumia 610 which is quad-band. Cheers. VodaFone Lumia 800 is still available at a discounted price, if someone is interested:
http://search.thewarehouse.co.nz/search?w=lumia&asug=



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  Reply # 711888 4-Nov-2012 20:19 Send private message

I got my SIM swapped to a Micro-SIM today and the phone works beautifully on Vodafone now.

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  Reply # 711902 4-Nov-2012 21:07 Send private message

It probably runs fine wherever Vodafone has 2100 MHz 3G and their 2G network. But it won't work where Vodafone has 900 MHz 3G only.




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  Reply # 711907 4-Nov-2012 21:19 Send private message

Here is a thread on the Vodafone NZ forum that might add some value

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/topic/9932-will-a-telecom-xt-handset-work-with-a-vodafone-sim/





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