Buying a phone from China

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I want to buy a phone from China and want to make sure it works on the Koodo Network.

3G: WCDMA 850MHz, WCDMA 2100MHz
2G: GSM 850MHz, GSM 900MHz, GSM 1800MHz, GSM 1900MHz
Standby: 2 SIM 2 Standby
SIM Card: Standard SIM Card Connector Supports 3G, Micro SIM Card
Data Transfer: GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, HSPA+

These are the stats. It is unlocked as well.

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Koodo uses

3G HSPA+ 850/1900
4G LTE 1700/2100

So your 3G only works on the 850 band but not the 2100 band. You may have issues with coverage in Canada with that phone.
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Chinese vendors will likely know nothing about Koodo. If the phone is AT&T compatible, it will work.
Hello.
Will my phone work on Koodo?
My phone is Jiayu G4
2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz + 3G WCDMA 2100MHz, Dual SIM, GPRS / EDGE / HSPA +
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Nope

3G HSPA+ 850/1900 
4G LTE 1700/2100 
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For further model compatibility from overseas, look for AT&T compatible and check out on www.willmyphonework.net
Thank you! The last link is very usefull.