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Topic # 129240 8-Sep-2013 15:57
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Hi team quick question I have been looking for a definitive answer if the Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-i9300 is compatible on the XT network. I understand the SIII is quad band but can someone confirm that this model will run as normal on the XT network.

Thanks for any help 

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  Reply # 891669 8-Sep-2013 16:02
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if it is network unlocked yes it will work fine is the short answer

the long answer is the modem may not be completely optimized for the telecom network hence you may or may not be getting the absolute best data speeds from it or the absolute best battery life from it.

it's like buying a jap import bmw

note: it won't breakdown like a bmw




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  Reply # 891798 8-Sep-2013 22:30
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Beware of the 'quad band' claims. A stupid shop assistant sold me a Vodafone smartphone saying it would work on the XT network as it was quad band. It was quad band alright, but only for GSM.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 892033 9-Sep-2013 12:46
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Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III

2G Network     GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network     HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

Ref:
GSMArena




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  Reply # 892035 9-Sep-2013 12:51
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Yes, it'll be fine, I've used my S3 on Telecom recently - provided as above it's not network-locked to some other service provider. Telecom even sell the S3 themselves.




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  Reply # 892052 9-Sep-2013 13:07
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Inphinity: Telecom even sell the S3 themselves.
Yes the i9300T



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  Reply # 892053 9-Sep-2013 13:08
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Awesome cheers for the help team. I have read about degraded battery performance running on XT or is that all bolox now?

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  Reply # 892063 9-Sep-2013 13:22
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I got a 2 degrees one and I have used it on all 3 networks with no issues.

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  Reply # 892066 9-Sep-2013 13:24
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lolcano: Awesome cheers for the help team. I have read about degraded battery performance running on XT or is that all bolox now?

I would like to know the answer to this too. Is there any solution?

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  Reply # 892069 9-Sep-2013 13:32
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garvani:
Inphinity: Telecom even sell the S3 themselves.
Yes the i9300T


If you can find a hardware difference, more power to you, as far as I'm aware the T is only a regional firmware difference for Aus/NZ, which can be changed with a reflash ;) My Vodafone-supplied S3 was reporting as a GT-i9300T with it's stock firmware, too.




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  Reply # 892112 9-Sep-2013 14:11
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bazzer:
lolcano: Awesome cheers for the help team. I have read about degraded battery performance running on XT or is that all bolox now?

I would like to know the answer to this too. Is there any solution?


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