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Topic # 183942 4-Nov-2015 09:49
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Hi all

I'm guessing not, but will a Samsung Galaxy S5 advertised as 2 degrees at the Warehouse, work on the Telecom network?

The only ever seem to have the 2 degrees versions on sale - see here

THanks.

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  Reply # 1420469 4-Nov-2015 10:02
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That link is loading to a blank page for me, but as far as I know, the S5 is penta-band and will work on Spark for 3G. 4G may be a different story and I can't tell without seeing the specs.

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  Reply # 1420680 4-Nov-2015 12:39
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The link works OK  but it's just generic info.    It should work on all 3G bands  and at least the 1800 LTE band.. 




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  Reply # 1420708 4-Nov-2015 12:44
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old3eyes: The link works OK  but it's just generic info.

Ah, yeah, it does work, eventually... about 5 seconds after claiming that it's finished loading (Firefox). But as you note, there's no useful network information on there.



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  Reply # 1420734 4-Nov-2015 13:20
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I thought the Galaxy S% was a pretty generic phone across all the telcos.

I don't want to buy one to find it won't work on Spark - guess I'll give it a miss if I can't be sure.

I might head in and see if I can get a model number from the store.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 1421071 4-Nov-2015 18:04
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If it's the Samsung SM-G900I model it works on all NZ networks at both 3G and 4G including 700mhz Band 28 4G. 
If its the Samsung SM-G900F model it works just as good except does not include 700mhz Band 28 4G.
(Have had both models myself and used them both on all three networks)

If it's a difference letter at the end maybe check with Samsung / 2Degrees. 

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