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Topic # 222747 27-Aug-2017 09:14
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Hi All,

 

I'm looking to buy a factory unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 when I travel to the United States in September.

 

I believe the model number is G950U.

 

I wanted to know if this model will work on all NZ carriers? I'm pretty new to all the different frequency types

 

Thanks for your help!

 

 


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  Reply # 1853194 27-Aug-2017 10:08
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  Reply # 1853217 27-Aug-2017 11:29
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If you're not worried about 4G coverage it'll work OK.

In the areas it will work on 4G you probably won't have access to dusl carrier 4G.

It's pretty much a bad idea buying any handset in the US but plenty of people do it.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1853226 27-Aug-2017 11:57
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I would avoid it as you can miss out on network features like CA and better battery life

 

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  Reply # 1853333 27-Aug-2017 17:13
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Thanks for the information all.

I'm assuming if I buy an 'international' version of a phone I should be able to get the correct frequencies for New Zealand?

What are the specific bands that I should be looking for?


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  Reply # 1853338 27-Aug-2017 17:43
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Legin15: ... I should be able to get the correct frequencies for New Zealand?

What are the specific bands that I should be looking for?
The frequencycheck.com link above gives you the required frequencies. Look further down for the numbers in brackets (800 / 900 / 2100, etc.)


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  Reply # 1853358 27-Aug-2017 18:57
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Linux:

I would avoid it as you can miss out on network features like CA and better battery life


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I think that carrier agragation is the last thing most people care about.




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  Reply # 1853359 27-Aug-2017 19:05
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old3eyes:
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I would avoid it as you can miss out on network features like CA and better battery life


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I think that carrier agragation is the last thing most people care about.


Correct I agree but it's still worth knowing

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