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Topic # 113125 7-Jan-2013 13:47 Send private message

Hi there,

I was wondering if anyone who owns a Galaxy note 2 (or anyone else who would know) can tell me how I can differentiate a Galaxy Note 2 that is Dual Carrier and one that is not. 

I was about to buy this phone yesterday but then remembered someone had mentioned on these forums not to get the Note 2 unless its DC. 

Thanks!



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  Reply # 741055 7-Jan-2013 13:51 Send private message

I think they are all DC?

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  Reply # 741056 7-Jan-2013 13:51 Send private message

N7105 is the DC model




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  Reply # 741059 7-Jan-2013 13:52 Send private message

heavenlywild: I think they are all DC?


They are not all DC

N7100 is single carrier 21Mbps DL
N7105 is Dual carrier 42Mbps DL






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  Reply # 741062 7-Jan-2013 13:54 Send private message

I thought the N7105 was the LTE model.

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  Reply # 741065 7-Jan-2013 13:57 Send private message

Krishant007: I thought the N7105 was the LTE model.


And Dual carrier






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  Reply # 741068 7-Jan-2013 14:00 Send private message

Oh ok. So that means that none of the N7100 that is available via the NZ shops are the DC versions. That is, Bond and Bond, Noel Leeming and other retailers selling the phones are selling the non DC versions?

Eg:

Bond and Bond

Mighty Ape

Digital Mobile

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  Reply # 741071 7-Jan-2013 14:04 Send private message

Vodafone stores are selling the N7105




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  Reply # 743047 10-Jan-2013 21:27 Send private message

I got N7105 VNZ model from JB Hi Fi. But when I go to the settings, there is no LTE option in Network mode. All I have is

GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode)
GSM only
WCDMA only

I am pretty sure it should have LTE/GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode) as the first option unless it is soft blocked by Vodafone.

Can someone please confirm.

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  Reply # 743053 10-Jan-2013 21:44 Send private message

saif: I got N7105 VNZ model from JB Hi Fi. But when I go to the settings, there is no LTE option in Network mode. All I have is

GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode)
GSM only
WCDMA only

I am pretty sure it should have LTE/GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode) as the first option unless it is soft blocked by Vodafone.

Can someone please confirm.


Look under APN settings and then bearer what do you see then? No blocking is going on

LTE is only a packet switch service Voice calls will still go over GSM / WCDMA interface lots of discussion still going on about VoLTE and getting a standard set in stone




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  Reply # 743062 10-Jan-2013 22:00 Send private message

@johnr thanks for fast reply. i am on 2degrees, bearer is saying unspecified, though i can see LTE and eHRPD option as well

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  Reply # 743063 10-Jan-2013 22:02 Send private message

saif: @johnr thanks for fast reply. i am on 2degrees, bearer is saying unspecified, though i can see LTE and eHRPD option as well


There you go no issue, The provider you choose to use has no bearing on the menu options




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  Reply # 743067 10-Jan-2013 22:10 Send private message

johnr:
saif: @johnr thanks for fast reply. i am on 2degrees, bearer is saying unspecified, though i can see LTE and eHRPD option as well


There you go no issue, The provider you choose to use has no bearing on the menu options


thanks.

so i guess if the network supports LTE, then i will be able to see the option in Network mode otherwise i should stay as unspecified as in my case now. i changed unspecified to LTE in bearer and did reboot, nothing happened and no internet. changed back to unspecified and reboot 3g and H+ back.

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  Reply # 743068 10-Jan-2013 22:13 Send private message

saif: so i guess if the network supports LTE, then i will be able to see the option in Network mode


No as advised above about VoLTE that part of the menu will not change




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  Reply # 743072 10-Jan-2013 22:16 Send private message

johnr:
saif: so i guess if the network supports LTE, then i will be able to see the option in Network mode


No as advised above about VoLTE that part of the menu will not change


Thanks for making this clear. much appreciated..

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  Reply # 743073 10-Jan-2013 22:17 Send private message

saif:
johnr:
saif: so i guess if the network supports LTE, then i will be able to see the option in Network mode


No as advised above about VoLTE that part of the menu will not change


Thanks for making this clear. much appreciated..


Google search ' VoLTE ' and it will be much easier to understand




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