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Topic # 160349 3-Jan-2015 12:17
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Hi there,

Just wondering if someone could let me know if this phone, https://honolulu.craigslist.org/oah/mob/4828150607.html would be okay on local carriers? Regarding frequencies, GSM, CDMA ect...

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  Reply # 1207609 3-Jan-2015 12:46
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No CDMA networks in NZ to start with



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  Reply # 1207610 3-Jan-2015 12:49
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Good to know!

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1207618 3-Jan-2015 12:58
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2G 900Mhz and 1800Mhz
3G / WCDMA 850, 900 and 2100
4G / LTE band 3 1800Mhz and band 28 700Mhz and 2600Mhz (not sure of band number)

Think I have got them all

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  Reply # 1207624 3-Jan-2015 13:18
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johnr: 2600Mhz (not sure of band number)

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  Reply # 1207636 3-Jan-2015 14:04
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Behodar:
johnr: 2600Mhz (not sure of band number)

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  Reply # 1207752 3-Jan-2015 17:52
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And remember that Spark and Skinny have no 2G network.

Which NZ carrier are you wanting to use the phone with?




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  Reply # 1207760 3-Jan-2015 17:57
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Thanks for the tech specs guys.

Skinny seems the popular choice so I'm eyeing them.

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  Reply # 1207770 3-Jan-2015 18:14
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So the phone must support WCDMA 850MHz (and 2100MHz, but not as important 850MHz)

Edit: Again, note this is WCDMA, not GSM. Forget GSM when it comes to Spark and Skinny




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  Reply # 1207783 3-Jan-2015 19:18
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2100 is essential on skinny/spark. Its not just infill, its all there is in some places at some times of day.




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  Reply # 1207789 3-Jan-2015 19:38
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You'll also need to factor in unlocking the phone as most US phones are locked.

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  Reply # 1207794 3-Jan-2015 20:12
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The listing says
"Unlocked HTC One
No scratch, no damage. Looks like new with original box charger and USB cable.
Used on AT&T network and able to use on any GSM worldwide."

So unlocked and X AT&T it should work OK here at least on 3G..




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  Reply # 1207808 3-Jan-2015 20:21
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IMO By the time you add in:

The Cost of the Phone,
Shipping,
GST & Import Duty,
and the fact you have no warranty nor will it work correctly on all NZ bands you're better off buying locally.



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  Reply # 1207894 4-Jan-2015 00:14
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Hmm well that took the wind out of my sails. Even if you can find HTC M8's for $325 NZD?

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