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Topic # 139043 25-Jan-2014 20:08 Send private message

while looking for a phone to buy from China i came across a Huawei Ascend P2 4G Lte,the specs are as follows but do i need to know what 4 G frequencies are for this phone?? 2G:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 3G:WCDMA 900/2100MHz LTE(Cat 4) download speed up to 150Mbps


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  Reply # 974290 25-Jan-2014 20:14 One person supports this post Send private message

4G is on 1800Mhz which is band 3 of the LTE band plan




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  Reply # 974291 25-Jan-2014 20:15 Send private message

Telecom 3G network, use the 850mhz and 2100mhz frequencies.

4g is 700 (not in use yet)1800 and 2600mhz

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  Reply # 974292 25-Jan-2014 20:16 Send private message

Band 3 LTE 1800Mhz is what you want.

oops - I didn't see the post a couple above





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  Reply # 974293 25-Jan-2014 20:17 Send private message

If you're planning on using LTE, yes.

That phone also doesn't support 850Mhz 3G anyway so it doesn't really matter what LTE bands it supports because it's not suitable for use on Telecom anyway.




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  Reply # 974302 25-Jan-2014 20:27 One person supports this post Send private message

Good point Steve that handset would not suit TelecomNZ, VodafoneNZ is 3G 900Mhz / 2100Mhz 3G and 4G 1800 / 2600Mhz






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  Reply # 974310 25-Jan-2014 20:38 Send private message

sorry but all this is confusing,how do i tell what frequency or band this phone is?because it doesnt support 850Mhz 3G does that mean i cant use 4G or 3G??

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  Reply # 974311 25-Jan-2014 20:40 Send private message

You have posted no 4G specs / bands only that it's Cat4




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  Reply # 974313 25-Jan-2014 20:43 Send private message

you wont be able to use 3g with that phone on telecom, ie its pretty much useless



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  Reply # 974320 25-Jan-2014 20:51 Send private message

That's the only specs for that phone, that's why I originally asked if I needed to get frequencies for it,i checked telecom site and they will be using both cat 3 and cat 4,i understand about the 3g side now.

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  Reply # 974322 25-Jan-2014 20:56 Send private message

the cat 1,2,3,4 just relates to the max download speed, not weather it will work on a NZ network or not



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  Reply # 974328 25-Jan-2014 21:00 Send private message

cheers,i also found phone at mobicity,http://www.mobicity.co.nz/huawei-ascend-p2.html#.UuNu3rSBo5s

specs there are
Network Band GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, 3G 900, 3G 2100, 4G/LTE 1800 Recommended Networks 2Degrees, Vodafone 2G, Vodafone 3G, Telecom 3G 2100, Vodafone/Telecom 4G LTE 1800 really confusing now

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  Reply # 974330 25-Jan-2014 21:05 Send private message

may be the same phone by name but for different markets (countries) they have different frequency bands that they use.

the mobi city one will work on 4g telecom and vodafone, and 3g telecom vodafone and 2degrees



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  Reply # 974333 25-Jan-2014 21:09 One person supports this post Send private message

Thanks all,i was on the understanding that you needed 850mhz for telecom 3g.

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  Reply # 974334 25-Jan-2014 21:12 Send private message

i would say you need that as well as you may not be able to get 3g everywhere if you dont have it

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  Reply # 974335 25-Jan-2014 21:24 Send private message

Yes. You need 3G (WCDMA) 850 for Telecom.

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