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Topic # 3645 12-Mar-2005 22:26
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Does the 6620 work in NZ? I'd rather get that than a 6630 or 6680 because of the joystick, its so much easier to use.
anyway I've got a 6600 now, but I just want a small upgrade and the 6620 is just right, but does it work in this country? I heard it only works in north america?

btw is 6680 a 3g phone?

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  Reply # 13525 12-Mar-2005 22:59
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The Nokia 6620 will not work here - it's a 850/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE. Vodafone does not offer EDGE and it operatres in the 900 MHz band.

The Nokia 6680 is UMTS/EDGE compatible (WCDMA 2100), and GSM/GPRS (900/1800/1900 MHz).






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  Reply # 13526 12-Mar-2005 23:09
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bugger. I'll be using my 6600 for a few years then.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 13535 13-Mar-2005 16:47
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It will work in NZ but only in main centres where 1800mhz sites are

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Reply # 13536 13-Mar-2005 17:48
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jcr976: ... where 1800mhz sites
Never heard of 1800 MHz sites in New Zealand.






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  Reply # 13539 13-Mar-2005 19:41
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are there? where?

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Reply # 13553 13-Mar-2005 22:44
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There are lots of 1800 mhz sites around NZ they also move GPRS traffic, That nokia handset if used in Auckland city would work on 1800mhz, Not good if he moves out into the country. Turn on the network moniter in your handset and you will see where 1800 coverage is.

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  Reply # 13556 13-Mar-2005 23:31
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"There are lots of 1800 mhz sites around NZ they also move GPRS traffic"

We have them in Palmerston North, I think. Never been successful using GPRS on it though, although I think this is a phone issue (flat mates phone, strange Chinese model (would have thought it was a 900mhz band phone :( )).




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  Reply # 13561 14-Mar-2005 00:00
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where can I find the network monitor?

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