FORUMS

Analysis & Opinion

[Q] Moto X XT1058 is it usable in europe?

77 posts
Thanks Meter: 1
 
By Penetratore, Member on 8th June 2014, 09:46 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
Hello

My friend spoted on ebay that the Moto X Xt1058 is in good price 280$ (at least for me this is good price - I would prefere a version from moto maker but its to expensive)

Will this version work properly in Poland with my GSM provieder?

The bands of my GSM provider are:
"PLAY" uses EGSM 900 for its 2G services and UMTS 2100 and UMTS 900 for 3G.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Play_(telecommunications)
Play - LTE 1800 MHz

thanks for support
 
 
8th June 2014, 10:51 PM |#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 33
 
More
It will work but LTE is probably not going to work

Sent from my XT1058 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
9th June 2014, 12:12 AM |#3  
samwathegreat's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 1,838
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Penetratore

Hello

My friend spoted on ebay that the Moto X Xt1058 is in good price 280$ (at least for me this is good price - I would prefere a version from moto maker but its to expensive)

Will this version work properly in Poland with my GSM provieder?

The bands of my GSM provider are:
"PLAY" uses EGSM 900 for its 2G services and UMTS 2100 and UMTS 900 for 3G.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Play_(telecommunications)
Play - LTE 1800 MHz

thanks for support

All XT1058 Variants support ALL the GSM & UMTS bands you have listed.

If possible, don't get the AT&T version because you cannot unlock the bootloader, and it comes SIM-locked. If you can get the Rogers Canada version or pretty much ANY other XT1058 you should be able to unlock the bootloader and AFAIK all the variants except AT&T come sim-unlocked...

Good Luck
The Following User Says Thank You to samwathegreat For This Useful Post: [ View ]
9th June 2014, 07:08 AM |#4  
OP Member
Flag Kraków
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by samwathegreat

...
If possible, don't get the AT&T version because you cannot unlock the bootloader, and it comes SIM-locked. ...

Thanks for the tip. Root and loading mods is very important to me.

Now the moto x is still the flagship. But soon we will have the succesor. Do you Think it will supported in 1-2 years?
9th June 2014, 07:08 AM |#5  
bmszabo's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 32
 
More
I use an xt1058 (att version) for more than a year in the Netherlands (and the rest of Europe); never had any issues with it, even 4g works as charm.
9th June 2014, 02:08 PM |#6  
samwathegreat's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 1,838
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmszabo

I use an xt1058 (att version) for more than a year in the Netherlands (and the rest of Europe); never had any issues with it, even 4g works as charm.

Thanks for the comment bmszabo. Are you the original owner? Likely someone (yourself even?) had it sim-unlocked....or are the AT&T variants already sim-unlocked for international use? I know for certain that the Sprint XT1056 variants are SIM-locked for both domestic AND international.

As for the bootloader, unless you used the China Middleman, it should still be locked down.
9th June 2014, 11:18 PM |#7  
bmszabo's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 32
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by samwathegreat

Thanks for the comment bmszabo. Are you the original owner? Likely someone (yourself even?) had it sim-unlocked....or are the AT&T variants already sim-unlocked for international use? I know for certain that the Sprint XT1056 variants are SIM-locked for both domestic AND international.

As for the bootloader, unless you used the China Middleman, it should still be locked down.

It was an eBay bargain; sim-unlocked ATT Moto X; don't know HOW it was unlocked, but it works just perfect with my Dutch provider (and any other European carriers). In US workes fine with ATT; only thing, but only if I am in the US is a nag message about 'unable to sign in to ATT', or something similar..
13th June 2014, 10:49 PM |#8  
OP Member
Flag Kraków
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
What about the version with "bad ESN" ?
Is it only blocked for US or also for europe ?
13th June 2014, 10:54 PM |#9  
samwathegreat's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 1,838
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Penetratore

What about the version with "bad ESN" ?
Is it only blocked for US or also for europe ?

It will depend entirely on whether or not AT&T adds blacklisted IMEIs to the international banned list. Can someone comment on whether or not this data is shared internationally?
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Message:
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes