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[Q] Are all N900T LTE capable?

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By jvloyola, Junior Member on 17th February 2014, 08:43 AM
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I would like to know if all the N900T are LTE enabled or if there is a 3G only model and a LTE model, and if there is how to differentiate them.

I'm looking to buy a N900T in ebay but only a couple listing actually mention LTE capabilities, while a lot of the listings mention 3G capabilities, so I'm a bit confused here.

I can't find any info on different versions of the N900T, and all the info I've found points to all N900T being one model with LTE capabilities. is this correct?

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17th February 2014, 08:47 AM |#2  
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I would like to know if all the N900T are LTE enabled or if there is a 3G only model and a LTE model, and if there is how to differentiate them.

I'm looking to buy a N900T in ebay but only a couple listing actually mention LTE capabilities, while a lot of the listings mention 3G capabilities, so I'm a bit confused here.

I can't find any info on different versions of the N900T, and all the info I've found points to all N900T being one model with LTE capabilities. is this correct?

thanks

Vinny


the N900T is the Tmobile Variant, but yes all Note 3's are LTE Capable
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17th February 2014, 09:18 AM |#3  
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the N900T is the Tmobile Variant, but yes all Note 3's are LTE Capable

Yes I'm aware that the N900T is the t-mo version, and that is the one I am interested in as I'm looking for bands 4 & 7 for use in Mexico with Movistar (B7); and Telcel (B4).

So if I read your response correctly ALL note 3 have support for LTE, Bands depending on specific model?

thanks

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Yes I'm aware that the N900T is the t-mo version, and that is the one I am interested in as I'm looking for bands 4 & 7 for use in Mexico with Movistar (B7); and Telcel (B4).

So if I read your response correctly ALL note 3 have support for LTE, Bands depending on specific model?

thanks

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Yessir, all LTE Capable
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Yes I'm aware that the N900T is the t-mo version, and that is the one I am interested in as I'm looking for bands 4 & 7 for use in Mexico with Movistar (B7); and Telcel (B4).

So if I read your response correctly ALL note 3 have support for LTE, Bands depending on specific model?

thanks

Vinny

For Telcel - you would be better getting the N900w8 Canadian/Mexican version -- This version also has the ability to root without tripping KNOX and upgrade/downgrade to/from 4.4.2/4.3 - Which is nice -- Check out @polish_pat's guide over on the international Note 3 forum if you decide to opt for this model

EDIT: Side note, not ALL note's support LTE - N900 Exynos do not support LTE as they have a different CPU.
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the N900T is the Tmobile Variant, but yes all Note 3's are LTE Capable

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For Telcel - you would be better getting the N900w8 Canadian/Mexican version -- This version also has the ability to root without tripping KNOX and upgrade/downgrade to/from 4.4.2/4.3 - Which is nice -- Check out @polish_pat's guide over on the international Note 3 forum if you decide to opt for this model

EDIT: Side note, not ALL note's support LTE - N900 Exynos do not support LTE as they have a different CPU.

Thanks for the suggestion, but besides the point that N900W are much harder to find, my main carrier is Movistar, Telcel is my "backup" mainly for my mifi liberate hotspot. I also travel frequently to the usa so I have a prepaid T Mobile SIM I also use, so for my scenario I think the N900T is the best option.

thanks

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I would like to know if all the N900T are LTE enabled or if there is a 3G only model and a LTE model, and if there is how to differentiate them.

I'm looking to buy a N900T in ebay but only a couple listing actually mention LTE capabilities, while a lot of the listings mention 3G capabilities, so I'm a bit confused here.

I can't find any info on different versions of the N900T, and all the info I've found points to all N900T being one model with LTE capabilities. is this correct?

thanks

Vinny


This might help:
http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_note_3-5665.php
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For Telcel - you would be better getting the N900w8 Canadian/Mexican version -- This version also has the ability to root without tripping KNOX and upgrade/downgrade to/from 4.4.2/4.3 - Which is nice -- Check out @polish_pat's guide over on the international Note 3 forum if you decide to opt for this model

EDIT: Side note, not ALL note's support LTE - N900 Exynos do not support LTE as they have a different CPU.

OooOo i didnt know that, thats news to me thx for the info, i wonder why they would make a new technology phone without LTE?
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OooOo i didnt know that, thats news to me thx for the info, i wonder why they would make a new technology phone without LTE?

Some countries don't use it I guess - Samsung introduced the Exynos on the S4 I think, and done a Qualcomm model also which we know as Snapdragon 800 with LTE
18th February 2014, 06:46 AM |#10  
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Thanks for the suggestion, but besides the point that N900W are much harder to find, my main carrier is Movistar, Telcel is my "backup" mainly for my mifi liberate hotspot. I also travel frequently to the usa so I have a prepaid T Mobile SIM I also use, so for my scenario I think the N900T is the best option.

thanks

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I use my T-Mo unlocked Note 3 in Mexico on both T-Mobile and Telcel with no issues. I get LTE speeds with Telcel. I wasn't aware Movistar had LTE yet, but I only use them if I need a throwaway phone, which given my lack of illegal activity is never.

edit - I'll post a video on Youtube later of my Note 3 on Telcel's LTE using speedtest.net
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