11-06-2013 01:50 AM
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  1. alexloe's Avatar
    RM-937 Global variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-938 Latin America variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-939 Chinese variant without LTE 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-940 AT&T variant 16 GB Qi-charging only with optional cover - No WCDMA 1700/2100 T-Mobile USA customers should try to get RM-938 variant
    nthkmf, ArthJar, husam2277 and 1 others like this.
    10-23-2013 04:06 PM
  2. Moiz Mian's Avatar
    RM-937 Global variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-938 Latin America variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-939 Chinese variant without LTE 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-940 AT&T variant 16 GB Qi-charging only with optional cover - No WCDMA 1700/2100 T-Mobile USA customers should try to get RM-938 variant
    They better sell that ATT phone for $99 on contract. Otherwise they're shooting themselves in the foot
    psudotechzealot and phirefly like this.
    10-23-2013 04:19 PM
  3. Joe Acerbic's Avatar
    ...and AT&T exclusivity nonsense defenders are babbling that it's because Nokia can't afford to make different versions for more carriers or something.
    10-23-2013 04:35 PM
  4. Kevin Spring's Avatar
    RM-937 Global variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-938 Latin America variant 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-939 Chinese variant without LTE 32 GB built-in Qi-Charging

    RM-940 AT&T variant 16 GB Qi-charging only with optional cover - No WCDMA 1700/2100 T-Mobile USA customers should try to get RM-938 variant
    Why the RM-938? Also, would that variant be a good fit for Tmobile's network?
    10-23-2013 04:48 PM
  5. alexloe's Avatar
    RM-938 shares all WCDMA and LTE bands with RM-940 + WCDMA 1700/2100

    RM-938 can use T-Mobile 3G and 4G in all areas.
    10-23-2013 04:52 PM
  6. inteller's Avatar
    I hope this is the straw that breaks the camel's back and Microsoft sells a global variant with US LTE bands in their store. This bull**** ATT is playing is absolutely deplorable and they will kill this phone in the US.
    phirefly and eutonl like this.
    10-23-2013 04:54 PM
  7. Kevin Spring's Avatar
    RM-938 shares all WCDMA and LTE bands with RM-940 + WCDMA 1700/2100

    RM-938 can use T-Mobile 3G and 4G in all areas.
    This seems like the answer to all my prayers! I just wanted this phone with 32gb storage, wireless charging, and on tmobile. Are there any obvious problems with taking the latin america variant to tmobile, such as firmware?
    10-23-2013 05:00 PM
  8. alexloe's Avatar
    No, as English is always included.
    10-23-2013 05:09 PM
  9. Kevin Spring's Avatar
    No, as English is always included.
    So I could literally just buy an unlocked Rm-938 and pop a tmobile sim in at the tmobile store and it would work? You sir are my hero if this is correct.
    10-23-2013 05:23 PM
  10. alexloe's Avatar
    Yes, if you get an unlocked country variant from e.g. Argentina, Brazil or any other latin american country you can use this phone without any issues with T-Mobile.
    10-23-2013 06:34 PM
  11. erzhik's Avatar
    ...and AT&T exclusivity nonsense defenders are babbling that it's because Nokia can't afford to make different versions for more carriers or something.
    Nobody is defending the exclusivity and nobody says that Nokia can't afford different variants, they can. The problem is that in US, carriers call the shots unless you are Apple. If the carrier doesn't want a device, Nokia can't force them to buy it. Because carriers buy the phones from OEMs and then resell them. If they believe that the phone won't sell on their network, they don't buy the device.
    10-23-2013 08:02 PM
  12. Joe Acerbic's Avatar
    Nobody is defending the exclusivity and nobody says that Nokia can't afford different variants
    "Nokia is struggling so they can't really afford to make 3 different types of flagship phones (that's 3 different ad campaigns)."
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...tm#post2187668
    10-23-2013 08:10 PM
  13. Jas00555's Avatar
    "Nokia is struggling so they can't really afford to make 3 different types of flagship phones (that's 3 different ad campaigns)."
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...tm#post2187668
    *facepalm* you still don't listen, do you? You clearly took what I said out of context seeing how you skipped about 2/3 of what I said. They have >30 different phones, they can easily make 2 more. What they can't afford is to lose the partnership with AT&T because they're the only major carrier who gives a rats @$$. T-Mobile is iPhone crazy since they just got it last year (watch their commercials), and Verizon and Sprint just don't try to get good models (save the ONE 928). Erzhik is right, carriers run the show unless you're a big OEM. Stop comparing Nokia to Samsung and Apple, they're not even close to the same level.

    Edit: if someone replies to this comment with "AT&T doesn't care, look at GDR2" then their comment is invalid and should not be acknowledged. GDR2 was not that big of a freaking deal. I waited just like everyone else.
    ALpHa.Q.RoUgH likes this.
    10-23-2013 08:18 PM
  14. CSJr1's Avatar
    So what email is everyone using to complain to AT&T? Maybe we can get them to offer 32GB version..

    ( I for one am not going from a 32 GB 920 to a 16GB phone, the microSD storage was supposed to be an upgrade not a trade off)
    Jacco Paauw likes this.
    10-23-2013 08:34 PM
  15. ALpHa.Q.RoUgH's Avatar
    *facepalm* you still don't listen, do you? You clearly took what I said out of context seeing how you skipped about 2/3 of what I said. They have >30 different phones, they can easily make 2 more. What they can't afford is to lose the partnership with AT&T because they're the only major carrier who gives a rats @$$. T-Mobile is iPhone crazy since they just got it last year (watch their commercials), and Verizon and Sprint just don't try to get good models (save the ONE 928). Erzhik is right, carriers run the show unless you're a big OEM. Stop comparing Nokia to Samsung and Apple, they're not even close to the same level.

    Edit: if someone replies to this comment with "AT&T doesn't care, look at GDR2" then their comment is invalid and should not be acknowledged. GDR2 was not that big of a freaking deal. I waited just like everyone else.
    Thank you. Trying to explain sense to these people is like trying to teach a one year old how to do long division.
    10-23-2013 08:39 PM
  16. outback15's Avatar
    Yes, if you get an unlocked country variant from e.g. Argentina, Brazil or any other latin american country you can use this phone without any issues with T-Mobile.
    Noticed something on the 1520 spec sheet. It will use a nano sim instead of a micro sim. Will that matter?
    10-23-2013 09:08 PM
  17. TechyMexican's Avatar
    any idea on the release date of the RM-938 ?
    10-23-2013 09:36 PM
  18. paulxxwall's Avatar
    *facepalm* you still don't listen, do you? You clearly took what I said out of context seeing how you skipped about 2/3 of what I said. They have >30 different phones, they can easily make 2 more. What they can't afford is to lose the partnership with AT&T because they're the only major carrier who gives a rats @$$. T-Mobile is iPhone crazy since they just got it last year (watch their commercials), and Verizon and Sprint just don't try to get good models (save the ONE 928). Erzhik is right, carriers run the show unless you're a big OEM. Stop comparing Nokia to Samsung and Apple, they're not even close to the same level.

    Edit: if someone replies to this comment with "AT&T doesn't care, look at GDR2" then their comment is invalid and should not be acknowledged. GDR2 was not that big of a freaking deal. I waited just like everyone else.
    i agree in a way but we all must agree too that thus 1520 is kinda a move foward with 1080p quad core but then backwards with 16 GB of storage and no built in qi charging . Does one really want to deal with this " other storage" issue with only 16gb of internals?
    fpostrow likes this.
    10-23-2013 09:48 PM
  19. CitrusMocha's Avatar
    Sorry I have a headache a really don't want to read if this has been answered already in sorry.

    When can I buy an UNBRANDED 1520 to use on a US carriers network? I want all the latest updates, don't need AT&T dragging me down!
    10-23-2013 09:51 PM
  20. inteller's Avatar
    so far you can't, and when you can it will STILL cost more than the full price ATT variant with no subsidies on top. We get completely ripped off in the US.
    10-23-2013 09:59 PM
  21. Jas00555's Avatar
    i agree in a way but we all must agree too that thus 1520 is kinda a move foward with 1080p quad core but then backwards with 16 GB of storage and no built in qi charging . Does one really want to deal with this " other storage" issue with only 16gb of internals?
    My post was more generated to the guy I quoted, since I had to explain the same thing to him in another thread, not toward this thread in general.

    Yes, I could POTENTIALLY see stripping out Qi charging since AT&T backs Power 2.0, but the whole 16gb thing is just dumb for them to do.
    phirefly likes this.
    10-23-2013 10:46 PM
  22. VengenceIsMine's Avatar
    Do you have a definitive source for this? I've seen different bands listed in different press releases but nothing definitive showing the RM-938 with Band 4 like you state.
    10-24-2013 02:40 PM
  23. Kevin Spring's Avatar
    PhoneArena article about the RM-938 and 940, states that the fcc files show that both have LTE bands 4 and 17

    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nokia...o-AT-T_id47847

    The slideshow also has a picture with the full details on which bands the RM-938 will cover
    10-24-2013 05:18 PM
  24. Kevin Spring's Avatar
    From the FCC files:

    Difference between RM-938 and RM-940 is that DTM feature and WCDM1700/2100 (Band 4) will be disabled from RM-940, and RM-940 will GPRS support multi-slot class 10. In the testing reported here multi-slot class 12 has been available as worst case in all the samples. Additionally, difference between RM-940 and RM-938 is that RM-940 has only Wireless Charging interface pins in the backcover, while RM-938 has built-in Wireless Charging (WPC/Qi) loop.
    Last edited by Kevin Spring; 10-24-2013 at 05:38 PM.
    10-24-2013 05:25 PM
  25. Jas00555's Avatar
    From the FCC files:

    Difference between RM-938 and RM-940 is that DTM feature and WCDM1700/2100 (Band 4) will be disabled from RM-940, and RM-940 will GPRS support multi-slot class 10. In the testing reported here multi-slot class 12 has been available as worst case in all the samples. Additionally, difference between RM-940 and RM-938 is that RM-940 has only Wireless Charging interface pins in the backcover, while RM-938 has built-in Wireless Charging (WPC/Qi) loop.
    does that mean that I can buy a RM-938 and put it on AT&T? Or will they only work with T-Mobile?
    10-24-2013 06:21 PM
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