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help : Confused to purchase a compatilble phone


Hi All

I would appreciate your advices

I am going to buy a new phone, not gonna to shop from careers, and use TAB, I really care about a phone features, so I am using this phone finder
http://www.gsmarena.com/search.php3

but please advice me, what network should I select to get compatible phones with koodo or Chatr or Wind
I have heard it must be 1700/2100 , but I when I drill down the 3G/4G networks ,There are many options that make me really confused

what should it be in 3G (UTMS )
and 4G ( Lte band # )

to be compatible with those careers,

how to know if a phone is compatible or not without checking its Imei with the career?

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Userlevel 7
For 3G, its 850/1900 MHz (search both at the same time) For 4G, its 1700/2100 MHz (serch both) If you want 3G or 4G to work, you the phone must have both of the bands within that category
many thanks Ahmad
for 4G ,there are 2 options:

LTE band 4 (1700/2100)
LTE band 10 (1700/2100)

should I select both LTE band4 & also LTE band10  ?

Userlevel 5
Violete wrote:

for 4G ,there are 2 options:

LTE band 4 (1700/2100)
LTE band 10 (1700/2100)

should I select bot...

No,  Koodo uses Band 4 1700/2100  only
does http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend_g7-6646.php  work with Koodo ( or wind )

Userlevel 5
Violete wrote:

does [url=http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend_g7-6646.php]http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend...

Should work fine on Koodo 3G and LTE 
Model G7-L03  only
how huawei Holly http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_honor_holly-6738.php

Userlevel 5
Violete wrote:

how huawei Holly [url=http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_honor_holly-6738.php]http://www.gsmarena.com...

Will not work on Koodo
[quote=Violete]how huawei Holly http://www.gsmarena.com...[/quote][url=http://help.koodomobile.com/getting-started-with-koodo/sim-cards-and-non-koodo-phones/how-do-i-know-if-my-phone-will-work-on-the-koodo-network]http://help.koodomobile.com/getting-started-with-koodo/sim-cards-and-non-koodo-phones/how-do-i-know-...

Thanks but I just gave the IMEI and here is the result :

Honor Holly
Your device should work on our Network.
Your device has not been reported as lost or stolen

any Idea???

huawei honor 4x http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_honor_4x-6754.php

 ..Hope this one  works  with Koodo/Chatr/Wind
Userlevel 5
Violete wrote:

huawei honor 4x [url=http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_honor_4x-6754.php]http://www.gsmarena.com/hua...

Will NOT work on Koodo
[quote=Violete]huawei honor 4x http://www.gsmarena.com/hua...[/quote]is  this website information reliable to know if a phone works with a carrier?
[url=http://willmyphonework.net/]http://willmyphonework.net/

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