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#153653 3-Oct-2014 17:27
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Most new phones come branded to a specific network these days now (not taking in to account low end budget models which are locked to that specific network) are there really any major differences between say a Galaxy S5 branded Spark or an S5 branded VF.

I know some of the software settings might need to be changed to use on other networks and I presume there is no other differences ?

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  #1146828 3-Oct-2014 17:31
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a VF s5 won't have any "Branding" on it as such. e.g boot logos where as I believe spark do.

Hardware wise, they are the same.
Software wise, they are tweaked to the network they are intended for e.g. fast dormancy



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  #1146830 3-Oct-2014 17:33
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Andib: a VF s5 won't have any "Branding" on it as such. e.g boot logos where as I believe spark do.

Hardware wise, they are the same.
Software wise, they are tweaked to the network they are intended for e.g. fast dormancy



Sorry what is fast dormancy ?

 
 
 
 


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  #1146856 3-Oct-2014 18:23
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beenz:
Andib: a VF s5 won't have any "Branding" on it as such. e.g boot logos where as I believe spark do.

Hardware wise, they are the same.
Software wise, they are tweaked to the network they are intended for e.g. fast dormancy



Sorry what is fast dormancy ?


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#1146885 3-Oct-2014 19:02
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nathan:
beenz:
Andib: a VF s5 won't have any "Branding" on it as such. e.g boot logos where as I believe spark do.

Hardware wise, they are the same.
Software wise, they are tweaked to the network they are intended for e.g. fast dormancy



Sorry what is fast dormancy ?


saves your battery

http://tinyurl.com/m2k2vdw


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  #1146900 3-Oct-2014 19:25
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dcole13:
nathan:
beenz:
Andib: a VF s5 won't have any "Branding" on it as such. e.g boot logos where as I believe spark do.

Hardware wise, they are the same.
Software wise, they are tweaked to the network they are intended for e.g. fast dormancy



Sorry what is fast dormancy ?


saves your battery

http://tinyurl.com/m2k2vdw


bing

why



google

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  #1146940 3-Oct-2014 20:25
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No difference to the average human. Put sim in, it just works.




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  #1146942 3-Oct-2014 20:27
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(Put it this way. Do you need to buy a new phone when you go overseas? No. Just put in the overseas sim. Will spark s5 phone work with voda sim? Of course ... )




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  #1146979 3-Oct-2014 21:47
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joker97: No difference to the average human. Put sim in, it just works.


Not quite. There are big differences between the settings used for various networks. You should always use a phone with the appropriate firmware for the network it's being used on.


 

 


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