1. tboy2000's Avatar
    What's the difference and how do I know which one I have?
    Samy Ibrahim likes this.
    03-02-2015 05:17 PM
  2. beman39's Avatar
    ya know what? I was just thinking that the other day and was gonna post the same question but forgot to do it! so peeps? who's got the answer? inquirer minds wanna know!
    tboy2000 likes this.
    03-02-2015 06:25 PM
  3. Jazmac's Avatar
    I think it has to do with how much storage the device has.
    03-02-2015 08:40 PM
  4. MSFTisMIA's Avatar
    Has to to with the cellular radios employed by the device, which matches the RM designation...RM-937, RM-938, RM-940. AKA another way to class carrier variants depending on the global region where the phone is shipped and sold.

    The 1520.3 is the unicorn device, which mean it has North American LTE radios, including the AWS band for T-Mobile. If my memory is correct, that would make it the RM 938. The RM-940 is the AT&T exclusive and the RM-937 is the global offering.
    xandros9, Dr_8820 and tboy2000 like this.
    03-02-2015 08:50 PM
  5. Dr_8820's Avatar
    RM-937 is the international 1520, but no LTE in the US. RM-938 is the Latin America 1520, it has the radios and lte signals for both T mobile and AT&T. . Both have 32gb of storage and wireless charging. RM-940 is the AT&T 1520, 16 -32gb but no wireless charging. It has been discovered that you can manually enable the 1700 mhz radio in a RM 940 and get flawless T mobile service.
    MSFTisMIA likes this.
    03-02-2015 08:51 PM
  6. blue1k's Avatar
    Has to to with the cellular radios employed by the device, which matches the RM designation...RM-937, RM-938, RM-940. AKA another way to class carrier variants depending on the global region where the phone is shipped and sold.

    The 1520.3 is the unicorn device, which mean it has North American LTE radios, including the AWS band for T-Mobile. If my memory is correct, that would make it the RM 938. The RM-940 is the AT&T exclusive and the RM-937 is the global offering.
    What he said.

    The 937 and 938 are also 32gb devices. The 940 ATT is 16gb with no qi wireless charging. The 937 will run LTE here in Canada for Rogers as they support 2600 band LTE.

    I have the 937 and I'm happy with it. HSPA is fine for me.
    03-02-2015 08:53 PM
  7. tboy2000's Avatar
    So the 937 has wireless charging and has 4G for UK?
    03-02-2015 10:07 PM
  8. Dr_8820's Avatar
    Yes, it should.

    Sent from my SM-N900T using Tapatalk
    03-02-2015 10:16 PM
  9. beman39's Avatar
    so I just bought the RM-937 and am wondering which version of the 1520 I'll be getting... it has the wireless charging and 32GB... can't wait!!
    03-02-2015 11:24 PM
  10. RumoredNow's Avatar
    so I just bought the RM-937 and am wondering which version of the 1520 I'll be getting... it has the wireless charging and 32GB... can't wait!!
    Your RM-937 is the "Global" model. Most common in Europe, Middle East, parts of Asia...

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    03-03-2015 12:26 AM
  11. floppyedonkey's Avatar
    The higher the number the better, 1520.3 = the best.
    03-03-2015 12:46 AM
  12. tboy2000's Avatar
    So is this correct...

    RM-937 = 1520.1
    RM-938 = 1520.2
    RM-939 = 1520.3

    ?
    03-03-2015 03:06 AM
  13. blue1k's Avatar
    The higher the number the better, 1520.3 = the best.
    Um no. I would argue the 937 offers more than the 940 if you don't care about lte.
    03-03-2015 07:59 AM
  14. blue1k's Avatar
    So is this correct...

    RM-937 = 1520.1
    RM-938 = 1520.2
    RM-939 = 1520.3

    ?
    Sort of. Should be:

    RM-937 = 1520.1 Global 32GB
    RM-940 = 1520.2 ATT 16GB
    RM-938 = 1520.3 Global with USA LTE and AWS 32GB
    03-03-2015 08:01 AM
  15. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Sort of. Should be:

    RM-937 = 1520.1 Global 32GB
    RM-940 = 1520.2 ATT 16GB
    RM-938 = 1520.3 Global with USA LTE and AWS 32GB
    And the RM-939 (No LTE for those parts of APAC that have TD-LTE and can't use the FD-LTE radio in other 1520 models) should = 1520.4

    The RM would indicate planning/design order and the 1520.x progression actual release. That's my guess.
    jmshub likes this.
    03-03-2015 11:23 AM
  16. blue1k's Avatar
    And the RM-939 (No LTE for those parts of APAC that have TD-LTE and can't use the FD-LTE radio in other 1520 models) should = 1520.4

    The RM would indicate planning/design order and the 1520.x progression actual release. That's my guess.
    Wow had no idea there was a 4th. Lol
    03-04-2015 10:36 AM
  17. floppyedonkey's Avatar
    Wow had no idea there was a 4th. Lol
    Hi there Officially there is no 1520.4
    Last edited by floppyedonkey; 03-09-2015 at 05:58 PM.
    03-09-2015 11:56 AM
  18. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Hi there isn't a 4th.
    There are 4 variants of the 1520.
    1. RM-937 "Global"
    2. RM-938 "Americas"
    3. RM-939 "China"
    4. RM-940 "US/AT&T"


    Nokia Lumia 1520 - Full phone specifications
    03-09-2015 05:46 PM
  19. pakmul's Avatar
    Go to Settings -> extra+info, then scroll all the way down at bottom, it shows you what Model & Type you have.
    03-09-2015 10:28 PM

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