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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Robtec88, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Robtec88

    Robtec88 Lurker
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    It's a well known fact (as far as I know) that the A5 (2017) has a FM radio chip in it but it is turned off by most (if not all) carriers in North America. If I get the phone 'unlocked", will that turn on the FM radio chip in the A5 or allow it to be turned on?

    Thanks.
     


  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    It will but it is absolutely necessary to have a headphone or speaker cable plugged in to act as an antenna. It won't work over Bluetooth. I'm using an Unlocked LG G6 myself but the principle applies across unlocked phones.
     

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The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) release date was January 2017. Features and Specs include a 5.2" inch screen, 16MP camera, 3GB RAM, Exynos 7880 processor, and 3000mAh battery.

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