Samsung S5 SM-G900F with Koode LTE?

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Hi,

I recently bought a S5 model SM-G900F and according to the specs it supports 1700/2100 bands.................but my lte speed on my phone seems slow only topping 5mbps.

Network/Bearer

2G GSM
B8 (GSM 850 MHz), B10 (E-GSM 900 MHz), B13 (DCS 1800 MHz), B14 (PCS 1900 MHz)

3G UMTS
B1 (IMT 2100 MHz), B2 (PCS 1900 MHz), B4 (AWS), B5 (US 850 MHz Cellular)

4G LTE
B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B4 (1700AWS), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B17 (700)

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Posted 3 years ago

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Does the device indicate an LTE signal?

Settings, connection, mobile networks, network type. Should be lte,wcdma,GSM auto
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well its only indicating a H+ which i think H+ = lte since its a international phone.

and it is set to lte,wcdma,gsm auto.
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According to gsmarena.com, the G900F is missing the 1700mhz LTE band. That would explain why you're not seeing LTE
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Ya I looked that up just now, false advertising on the ncix.com site(which I bought from).
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Same information found here: http://www.gsmarc.com/samsung/galaxy-s5/
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You have grounds to get your money back for the mistake if you can't live with the speeds. Good luck fighting them.
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Thanks
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When in doubt, choose a model for Canada or at least AT&T.
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Amazing.

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