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  1. Android_Al's Avatar
    Okay. I know this may have been touched on in previous posts but I just wanted to clarify - will the Lumia 900 "Ace" be coming to T-Mo? I think we can all agree if T-Mo users buy a 710 we'd be settling for an inferior model.

    What's the next WP7 phone for T-Mo? And any predictions about a month for release?
    01-04-2012 09:42 PM
  2. jfa1's Avatar
    The latest rumors say yes there will be a pentaband 900 with both ATT and TMo 3G /LTE presumably on the same phone its sounds like!
    01-05-2012 02:14 PM
  3. Android_Al's Avatar
    Uh, why only 3G?
    01-05-2012 03:41 PM
  4. Reflexx's Avatar
    I wonder if the Ace will only be able to have the unlocked version work on T-Mobile at first. With no official sales going through the T-Mobile store. I'm guessing that there's going to be some exclusivity period with AT&T. Then maybe after 3 or 4 months, T-Mobile will be allowed to sell it in stores.
    01-05-2012 06:01 PM
  5. illegaloperation's Avatar
    I don't want to get your hopes up.

    AT&T uses AWS band for LTE. That doesn't mean that the phone will support UMTS on AWS.
    Last edited by illegaloperation; 01-05-2012 at 08:11 PM.
    01-05-2012 07:58 PM
  6. Winterfang's Avatar
    I hope they get something. I'm planing to make T-mobile my carrier because my current carrier don't have any bars at work and it seriously bumming me out :(
    01-05-2012 09:34 PM
  7. Justin.TV312's Avatar
    Uh, why only 3G?
    The Nokia devices are all HSPA+ enabled
    I don't want to get your hopes up.

    AT&T uses AWS band for LTE. That doesn't mean that the phone will support UMTS on AWS.

    The sites say T-mobile 1700mhz AWS band not AT&T LTE band.
    01-05-2012 09:42 PM
  8. Winterfang's Avatar
    So if I unlock a Lumia 900, it should be 4G in T-mobile? Theoretically?
    01-05-2012 09:46 PM
  9. Justin.TV312's Avatar
    It'll be HSPA (+)
    01-05-2012 09:57 PM
  10. Premium1's Avatar
    So if I unlock a Lumia 900, it should be 4G in T-mobile? Theoretically?
    Faux 4g(hspa+)
    01-05-2012 10:17 PM
  11. Justin.TV312's Avatar
    Faux 4g(hspa+)
    it's faster than EvDo, Wi-Max and even LTe in some places
    jdevenberg likes this.
    01-05-2012 10:49 PM
  12. jfa1's Avatar
    Faux 4g(hspa+)
    Would that be TMo hspa+ or ATT HSPA+ ? Isnt Tmo up to 21 as opposed to 14.4 on ATT (theoretically)
    01-06-2012 09:31 PM
  13. jdevenberg's Avatar
    Uh, why only 3G?
    Cause on a FCC filing it just shows the bands the phone supports and you can't tell if a phone supports HSPA+ by the bands because they are the 3G bands.
    01-06-2012 10:35 PM
  14. Dr.Phil's Avatar
    Would that be TMo hspa+ or ATT HSPA+ ? Isnt Tmo up to 21 as opposed to 14.4 on ATT (theoretically)
    T-Mobile goes up to 42 Mbps, while AT&T HSPA+ is 21 Mbps. I think with the spectrum band won by T-Mobile after the merger failure, this means that you can use an AT&T device at 42 Mbps speeds on T-Mobile.

    I don't know if the Nokia 900 will be offered by T-Mobile, but you can always buy it unlocked and use it on their network.
    01-06-2012 10:52 PM
  15. jfa1's Avatar
    That would really nice!
    01-07-2012 12:51 PM
  16. Android_Al's Avatar
    That would really nice!
    this is going to sound very n00b of me...but how does one buy a phone unlocked? is it legal?
    01-07-2012 04:16 PM
  17. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    how does one buy a phone unlocked? is it legal?
    Hello Android_Al, yes its totally legal just means you have to save your pennies up and buy it outright.

    Here's some examples here, I recently bought my HTC Titan unlocked from Carphone Warehouse here in the UK.

    Expansys UK

    SIM Free Phones, buy SIM free phones, SIM Free Mobile Phone deals - Expansys.com UK

    Expansys US

    http://www.expansys-usa.com/mobile-p...m-free-phones/

    Means i can still upgrade when it's my upgrade time.

    My network doesn't carry the Titan, just the Lumia 800 which I didn't want.

    Expansys isn't the cheapest retailer around, plenty others are available, just wanted to show you an example of unlocked phones.

    They of course will work on any carrier. :)
    01-07-2012 04:21 PM
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