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Support No 3g on transform?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by abcd1234, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. abcd1234

    abcd1234 Member
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    I have the samsung transform and live in a complete 3g area but for some reason, my phone has the evdo icon on the status bar. Can anyone explain this why im not getting 3g.
     

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  2. tytasupra2jz

    tytasupra2jz New Member
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    evdo is 3g...
     
  3. nstg8r

    nstg8r Well-Known Member
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    I'm assuming you know the difference between the evdo and evdo rev A icons on the Transform. It doesn't have a 3G icon like the HTC Evo.

    Might be a weather related issue. I live 45 miles north of NYC in a 3G (evdo rev A) area but starting today, I started getting the evdo icon only, too. However, my speeds using the Speedtest.net app average around 650kbps down 500kbps up. That's right on the lower end of rev A speeds. When the 3G network was working in my area, however, I was only getting around 800-900kbps.
     
  4. nstg8r

    nstg8r Well-Known Member
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    There is ev-do Rev O and ev-do Rev A. Only Rev A is 3G.
     
  5. pucksr

    pucksr New Member
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    nstg8r...you are wrong. All EVDO is 3G.
    Rev A is just a faster version.

    Non 3G would be a CDMA connection. That drops you down to a "2G" connection
     
  6. nstg8r

    nstg8r Well-Known Member
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    Ok, you're right, but ev-do also uses cdma as well as tdma.

    The original poster stated that his phone displayed the ev-do icon and that it he wasn't getting 3G.

    1xRTT (IS-2000) is 2G.
     

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