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  1. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    Are any of the US carriers going to have the LTE version? I am trying to look it up on line but I am going cross eyed looking at all the articles..lol

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  2. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Verizon and T-Mobile are 4G LTE capable. Sprint is too, IF you live anywhere near a Sprint 4G area.
  3. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    Ok ...but what is the difference in the tri band and single band phones?
  4. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    A tri-band phone is typically an international GSM device that has three sets of tuned radios in it, so that it can be used almost anywhere in the world. A single-band phone has one tuned radio, usually for a single carrier like Verizon.
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  5. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    Oh ...okay. I thought Sprint was trying to sneak a fast one over on me. The EVO I have must only be single band too.
  6. Jocelyn84

    Jocelyn84 Well-Known Member

    Lol no no no, OP is taking about tri-band LTE. Sprint's G2, Galaxy Mega, and S4 Mini will all be able to use all three of their LTE bands, while the Note 3 can only use one.
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  7. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Yeah, most of the carriers in the US have more than one LTE band. Verizon has band 13 for it's main and 4 as a secondary (though it hasn't been deployed yet). AT&T has band 17 as it's main and 4 for it's secondary. Sprint actually owns 3 bands. Band 25 is currently Sprint's main band, but they plan on rolling out LTE on bands 41 and 27(I think that's the correct number). T-Mobile only has band 4.
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  8. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Forgive me then. I need to log off, in a lot of pain here following a procedure. Not in my right head :)
  9. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    I hope you feel better soon...
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  10. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Well-Known Member

    So are any of the Note 3 phones with the US carriers tri band?
  11. atrain311

    atrain311 Well-Known Member


    Take it easy, Chief. We'll be here when you return. Get well.
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