This is a list of other devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 aka MSM8994:
Coolpad Fengshang C+
Doogee F3 Ltd
Fujitsu Arrows F-04G
Sony Xperia Z3+/Z4
HTC Butterfly 3
HTC One M9 LeTV Le Max
LG G Flex 2
LeTV Le One Pro
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Motorola Droid Turbo 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon MDP
Sharp Aquos Pad SH-05G
Sharp Aquos Xx
Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-03G
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
Sony Xperia Z5 (-/Compact/Premium)
Vertu Signature Touch
Xiaomi Mi Note Pro
ZTE Nubia Axon (-/Elite/Pro/Lux)
ZTE Nubia Z9 (-/Elite/Exclusive)
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max (-/Elite)
Does anyone know of any other devices with the same MSM8994 SoC not on the list? (The list is from a Wikipedia article.)
Does anyone know if any of those devices supports more LTE bands than the Note Pro?
The reason I am asking is that once the bands are enabled in the NVRAM settings, whether they work or not is up to, in particular, the power amplifier chip and modem firmware (radio). The firmware is contained within the file NON-HLOS.bin, which is typically included with any OTA update ZIP but can also be easily flashed independently with:
fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
I haven't tried it but I guess it's likely that this file is interchangeable between at least some of the devices sharing the same SoC, unless there's a signature check involved. There is some anecdotal evidence that this could work, and if not, flashing back the original modem firmware should resolve any issues. Thus we could:
Locate another MSM8994 device that supports more bands than the Note Pro.
Obtain the NON-HLOS.bin file for it
Flash it onto the Note Pro to, hopefully, enable more bands.
That's a pretty nice idea!
Have you tried checking those manufacturer's websites to see if they have the ROM available for downloading, and then extracting that NON-HLOS.bin file?
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