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[Q] Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE

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19th March 2014, 05:45 PM   |  #1  
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Heard today Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE would be available in store. Can some confirm if its true? and price details.
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Heard today Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE would be available in store. Can some confirm if its true? and price details.

i work for Samsung in Best Buy and i haven't heard anything about it at this point
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Heard today Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE would be available in store. Can some confirm if its true? and price details.

which country? I really like the T325 version but don't think it will be available in the US... the LTE band is not compatible with ATT or Tmobile anyway...
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Model: SM-T325
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4G band: 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600MHz
23rd March 2014, 03:08 PM   |  #5  
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Yea. I bought mine in Hong Kong and am using it now.

Sent from my SM-T325 using xda app-developers app
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And full telephon functions??
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Yea. I bought mine in Hong Kong and am using it now.

Sent from my SM-T325 using xda app-developers app

Are you using it with a US Carrier and are you getting LTE??

I want to import one and I want it to work with AT&T LTE.
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Heard today Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE would be available in store. Can some confirm if its true? and price details.

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Are you using it with a US Carrier and are you getting LTE??

I want to import one and I want it to work with AT&T LTE.

I highly doubt it will work with ATT LTE, the radio is missing LTE band 4 or 17.
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I highly doubt it will work with ATT LTE, the radio is missing LTE band 4 or 17.

I am using the SM-T325 on AT&T. I upgraded from the Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, and I simply swapped out the SIM card. I can confirm the tablet is able to send/receive voice calls, but so far it looks like I've only been able to achieve HSPA+ mobile data rates. The stock ROM allows you to select LTE/WCDMA/GSM network mode by default, but the status bar only shows the "H+" indicator. Using OOKLA speed test, I've been able to achieve around 9Mbps down, which is the same as my iPhone 5 and HTC One with LTE. Maybe it is a coverage issue?

I've rooted the tablet, and my apps are able to access the SD card using SDFix. However, I have not been able to successfully install a custom recovery like TWRP 2.7.0.1. I don't know if the radio can support faster mobile data rates, but so far the download speed has been similar to my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, iPhone 5 and HTC One, which is good enough for me. On the other hand, the display quality and battery life are superior to the GT-N5100, so I am very happy with the SM-T325.
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I am using the SM-T325 on AT&T. I upgraded from the Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, and I simply swapped out the SIM card. I can confirm the tablet is able to send/receive voice calls, but so far it looks like I've only been able to achieve HSPA+ mobile data rates. The stock ROM allows you to select LTE/WCDMA/GSM network mode by default, but the status bar only shows the "H+" indicator. Using OOKLA speed test, I've been able to achieve around 9Mbps down, which is the same as my iPhone 5 and HTC One with LTE. Maybe it is a coverage issue?

I've rooted the tablet, and my apps are able to access the SD card using SDFix. However, I have not been able to successfully install a custom recovery like TWRP 2.7.0.1. I don't know if the radio can support faster mobile data rates, but so far the download speed has been similar to my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, iPhone 5 and HTC One, which is good enough for me. On the other hand, the display quality and battery life are superior to the GT-N5100, so I am very happy with the SM-T325.

There will not be a software reason that your speeds are limited. I would expect coverage might be an issue because I expect the HTC One to have higher speeds than that. I don't believe LTE is possible on ATT or T-Mobile though.

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