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  1. stanfordprof's Avatar
    Thanks.
    02-28-17 01:05 PM
  2. ToniCipriani's Avatar
    Thanks.
    Going to the official website isn't that hard, right?

    do all models have the exact same LTE bands?-screenshot_20170228-144951.png
    02-28-17 01:52 PM
  3. stanfordprof's Avatar
    Going to the official website isn't that hard, right?

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    Sincerest of apologies!

    I am talking specifically about the pre-order version from the UK and wondering if that will be somehow limited. Yeah, I could do some fact finding. I sort of thought someone here with all the details of the phone would know that.

    Edit: here is what I found.

    1) Network (NA GSM)
    LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/19/20/28/29/30
    *TD-LTE Band 38/39/40/41

    2) Network (NA CDMA)
    LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/12/13/20/25/26/28/29/30*
    TD-LTE Band 41*
    CDMA BC 0/1/10

    3) Network (EMEA)
    LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/13/17/20/28*
    TD-LTE Band 38,40

    So I guess I will hold off and not buy the UK version...
    02-28-17 02:16 PM
  4. 9900Boldfan's Avatar
    Looks like they got all the good and major ones covered. Would have been cool had they made this phone with a dual sima card feature like most other phones out in Asia now.
    03-02-17 08:42 PM
  5. nycspaces.'s Avatar
    How is it google pixel can do all of the carrier bands in one device, no problem, order from google, stick in a vzw sim it works.

    How much more can the tech for a single device cost when compared to channel management, supply chain issues, etc?

    Can anyone shed some light on the economics?
    03-02-17 09:33 PM
  6. thurask's Avatar
    How is it google pixel can do all of the carrier bands in one device, no problem, order from google, stick in a vzw sim it works.

    How much more can the tech for a single device cost when compared to channel management, supply chain issues, etc?

    Can anyone shed some light on the economics?
    There's actually two models, international (no CDMA) and USA (thanks Verizon).

    As for why, it's some complicated mix of hardware support (why Americans can't get Exynos chips) and carriers being special snowflakes when they make their purchasing orders.
    03-02-17 09:42 PM
  7. ominaxe's Avatar
    Looks like it would be a bad idea to get the European version. Gonna have to look into getting an NA V1/APAC.

    NA V2 is locked to Verizon?
    03-03-17 01:06 AM
  8. bob71's Avatar
    Network bands
    Canada, LATAM, APAC, US V1:
    LTE1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30
    TDD LTE: 38, 39, 40, 41


    EMEA
    LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20, 28
    TDD LTE: 38, 40

    US V2
    LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
    TDD LTE: 41
    CDMA BC 0,1,10
    03-03-17 02:52 AM
  9. BB-JAM215's Avatar
    What's the reason for the separate EMEA version when the Canada/US V1 version seems to have all the same frequencies?
    Last edited by BB-JAM215; 03-04-17 at 01:37 PM.
    03-03-17 04:05 PM
  10. nycspaces.'s Avatar
    There's actually two models, international (no CDMA) and USA (thanks Verizon).

    As for why, it's some complicated mix of hardware support (why Americans can't get Exynos chips) and carriers being special snowflakes when they make their purchasing orders.
    I never tracked that there's​ more than one pixel since i just bought it at launch. Any idea what the cost savings is? Seems implausible to me that all the stress of channel management would be worth a few cents in net profit for multiple parts, seems like it would be a wash unless there are other regulatory issues for the eu and asia???

    Thanks for the correction.
    03-04-17 01:27 PM
  11. ToniCipriani's Avatar
    Looks like it would be a bad idea to get the European version. Gonna have to look into getting an NA V1/APAC.

    NA V2 is locked to Verizon?
    AFAIK Verizon doesn't SIM lock their phones, only whitelisting CDMA ESNs on the network side.
    03-04-17 03:44 PM

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