October 20th, 2013, 11:01 PM
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Originally Posted by jkc120
So technically the S800 should support their LTE bands. Google likely had to disable them, similar to what they did for LTE on the Nexus 4 (though in this case specific bands and not the entire LTE radio).
I guess, in theory, someone could probably re-enable those bands and if a VZW simcard fits in it, it could work on Verizon as an LTE-only device. In theory...
Maybe, but Verizon might have a legitiment argument for disallowing access to the device if the FCC doesn't certify it for band 13 usage.
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