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[Q] any hardware different on sk17a or i ?

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By newmobile1, Junior Member on 29th September 2011, 08:49 PM
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Hi,

are there any HW different between the SK17A or SK17I or its only FW issue?

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29th September 2011, 09:17 PM |#2  
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are there any HW different between the SK17A or SK17I or its only FW issue?

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Radios are different, frequency for high speed 3G in the US require SK17A.

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29th September 2011, 09:44 PM |#3  
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what you say is FW different between the A and I but is dose the SK17A have different HW from the SK17i ?
30th September 2011, 12:26 AM |#4  
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what you say is FW different between the A and I but is dose the SK17A have different HW from the SK17i ?

No, that's not what I said. The hardware, radio that communicates with the cell tower, is different in the two models. Firmware can't change the frequency of the radio.

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No, that's not what I said. The hardware, radio that communicates with the cell tower, is different in the two models. Firmware can't change the frequency of the radio.

Mike

That means I can install a ROM build for a SK17i on a SK17a?
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That means I can install a ROM build for a SK17i on a SK17a?

Without losing the SK17A 3g capabilities?

I was wondering this exact thing yesterday while looking for newer firmware.
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