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Topic # 41969 26-Sep-2009 16:55
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DSE lists the Nokia 5030 as a quad band, while everyone else lists it as dual. Anyone know for certain what it is?

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  Reply # 258589 26-Sep-2009 17:22
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Check the nokia.com site

I am sure its quad band 2G and Dual Band 3G

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  Reply # 258604 26-Sep-2009 18:52
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It is quad band GSM only, no 3G

http://www.nokia.co.nz/find-products/all-phones/nokia-5030/specifications

The local sites are always better to check for locally bought handsets as the information can change in different regions.


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 258614 26-Sep-2009 20:10
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Okay, thanks. I'll put it down as definitely quad band then. I'm just looking for something cheap on prepay for my occasional travels here and in the US.

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  Reply # 624151 12-May-2012 21:45
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Hi all, from Dunedin.
Sorry to resurrect this, but I'm a mobile newbie, looking at buying an "oldie" phone secondhand that I can use when I visit USA shortly.

I see Brent says "It is quad band GSM only, no 3G".

Perhaps I just need better understanding of terms - I assume "Quad Band" means 900/1800 and also 850/1900 (i.e. works in NZ *and* works in USA). But all I read strongly suggests that a Nokia 5030, originally purchased in NZ, will NOT work in USA.

Can some kind soul please educate me ?

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