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Topic # 80659 2-Apr-2011 08:30
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Hi all.  I have just purchased an HTC Legend (still on its way) thinking it would be XT compatible as only looked at Hz850 thinking that was what I needed. What a novice.

Is anyone able to advise if it would work on XT or not with these specs please?  What am I looking for on any other model to ensure XT compatible?  Don't want to unbox if the wrong one, thanks.

Network Bands2

Europe: 


  • HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz

  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz


Asia Pacific:

  • HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz

  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz



 Internet3

  • 3G:
    Up to 7.2 Mbps download speed
    Up to 2 Mbps upload speed

  • GPRS: Up to 114 kbps downloading

  • EDGE: Up to 560 kbps downloading

  • Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g



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  Reply # 454438 2-Apr-2011 08:56

XT is a WCDMA850 network, it has some 2100 sites in the main centres, outside of this, you will have no coverage

This model is better suited to Vodafone / 2Degrees (900/2100)



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  Reply # 454451 2-Apr-2011 09:56
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Oh, thank you so much for the clarification.  Will have to cancel the order and look out for WCDMA 850.  Appreciated.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 454559 2-Apr-2011 17:41
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This site has some HTC handsets, no Legend though

HTC: http://www.mobicity.com.au/htc.html?network_icons=270

XT Compatible: http://www.mobicity.com.au/phone-categories/nextg.html




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- Win Phone 8: Samsung ATIV S (XT)

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  Reply # 454568 2-Apr-2011 18:38
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Thanks!  Found Legend XT compatibles here http://techbrands.co.nz/product.php?id_product=297 and here http://www.mobicity.co.nz/htc-hd-legend-nextg.html.  Look like they will work.  The Legend really suits my needs and is not top end price.

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  Reply # 454571 2-Apr-2011 18:42
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Sweet, the NextG ones are Telstra (Oz) on WCDMA850 which is the same as XT.




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- Win Phone 8: Samsung ATIV S (XT)

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