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Topic # 190690 8-Jan-2016 21:30
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I'm interested in this handset. Warehouse stationary have the 2degrees version for $249 the spark version is $349. Apart from the slash screen is there likely to be a hardware difference between the two variants I.e bands supported. At $249 its very appealing, but it needs to work on skinny. Both data and voice.

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  Reply # 1466411 9-Jan-2016 10:44
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We purchased the '2degrees' model from WHS and are using it on spark with no noticed problems (Wifes phone though, she may not notice). I dont think theres even any 2d splash screens. 

Sales rep told me there were no practical differences. 

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  Reply # 1466448 9-Jan-2016 11:06
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2d site say the spec are 

 

  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G: 850/900/2100
  • 4G: 700/850/900/1800/2600

which cover all sparks freq i think - so if the web site is right then yes it will work

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  Reply # 1466478 9-Jan-2016 12:25
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These phones do not have NFC in them as advertised. So make sure its something you don't need. I have complained to NL already about the wrong advertising

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  Reply # 1466479 9-Jan-2016 12:30
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We picked one up for my wife on boxing day at Noel Leeming for $199, got the 2degrees version. doesn't appear to have a splash screen or anything branded. she is happy with it, for the price I feel it was a good buy.

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