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OnePlus 3 just came out. Would it be compatible with Koodo's network?
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Goran, Mobile Master

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http://www.gsmarena.com/oneplus_3-7995.php
According to this, yes it is. I'm not sure if willmyphonework.net has already updated its database to reflect the release of the OP3 but it will work on both 3G and LTE for Koodo no issue. Including LTE-A where available.
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Should be a 100% go, as long as it's the North Amercian model. Sometimes eBay and Amazon sellers are shipping the international version... best ot check with the seller. Hate to spend that kind of money and not have LTE working.
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It's 519 CAD straight from One Plus, so it's almost on par with the CAD->USD exchange rate. Plus free shipping an you only pay sales taxes in your province. I wouldn't worry about that then as there's no point in buying from third parties. In a few months when used and refurbished ones start trickling in to eBay and Amazon, for sure then.
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The North American model OnePlus 3 does show up on WillMyPhoneWork and mentions that it is compatible with Koodo's 3G and 4G LTE networks.

http://willmyphonework.net/
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Thanks for the replies, everyone.

I ordered mine last night... Will let everyone know of the results when I have it in my hands in around two-three weeks.

Finger's crossed!
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My friend suggested i buy the one plus 3 and I saw this comment was posted a month ago. How are you liking it so far?
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I'm very pleased with it overall. Coming from a Samsung, there were some adjustments I had to get used to (no unread number count on app icons), and there are a few glitches with certain apps here and there.
But there are workarounds and the issues are very minor to me. Phone is very fast, camera is solid, Dash charge is great, and battery life is pretty good. I think it's hard to beat for a phone in the $500-$600 range (cdn).
But of course, if you're coming from an iPhone, it will depend on your flexibility of OS preference.
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Planning to get that phone to replace my Nexus 5 as it's getting old but still in shape need a power button switch fix as sometime it jam. The price of the Oneplus 3 is interesting for what you get.
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I would say the transition from a Nexus to OnePlus should be an easy one. However, the OS is not as polished, so you will have to take the price tag with a grain of salt. 
I believe OnePlus offers full refunds if you decide you don't like it, so maybe giving it a try might not be a bad idea. 
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I have a OnePlus 3 with most recent updates and want to know if I'm getting LTE-A from the network? I'm in the GTA mostly, and my phone fluctuates between 4G and 4G+. I don't ever see a LTE icon. Should I be?
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This is what showed when I was using Roam Mobility:
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In that case 4G = LTE. As for why you get LTE with Roam but 4G with Koodo, I don't know. I k now that all the phones I have used with Koodo show LTE for LTE and H+ for 3G. It's usually a combo of the phone and carrier for what you get as the symbols but this is inconsistent with what I get personally as well.

You can always give a speediest a go. It's not guaranteed but if you're getting something like 40-60+mbps with a good signal, then you're basically LTE. HSPA+DC can only get a theoretical max of 42mbps. At one point I'd get 25-30mbps but these days it's more like 15. I'm guessing more spectrum and resources are being shifted to LTE.
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Thank you. I'm assuming then from what you said that when my phone is showing 4G+, I'm getting LTE-A. Thanks for the input.
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To find out what frequency you are using you can go into your Settings, About Phone, Network, Mobile Network Type. (Or something along those lines)
For me it says im connected to LTE:13, which would be Band 13, an LTE frequency from a Bell tower close by.
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Mine says 4G. Nothing about band.

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