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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:15 PM   #1
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Will a Chinese iphone 4 work on T-Mobile/AT&T Frequencies?

I'm surprised i'm having so much trouble finding info on China's version of the iphone 4 (the GSM version) on google. I'm trying to find out their frequencies they use.

Anyone know if they're compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile? Also with T-Mobile's HSPA+/4G?

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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:18 PM   #2
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If its a GSM iphone and if its unlocked it will work with any gsm sim.
Only way to really know is try it I guess.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:28 PM   #3
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If its a GSM iphone and if its unlocked it will work with any gsm sim.
Only way to really know is try it I guess.
Yeah i figured... just wondering if it'll get 3g and possibly 4g frequencies though.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:30 PM   #4
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I'm surprised i'm having so much trouble finding info on China's version of the iphone 4 (the GSM version) on google. I'm trying to find out their frequencies they use.

Anyone know if they're compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile? Also with T-Mobile's HSPA+/4G?

Thanks!
GSM 3G/4G all iPhone 5's are world phones.
LTE: China version will not work on US/Can at LTE speed.

This doesn't list China, but I would assume the bottom one.
http://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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I know that one of the Chinese iPhones didn't support Wi-Fi but I'm not sure which model it was. It'd pay to double-check.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:34 PM   #6
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GSM 3G/4G all iPhone 5's are world phones.
LTE: China version will not work on US/Can at LTE speed.

This doesn't list China, but I would assume the bottom one.
http://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/
Yeah, not too concerned about not being able to use LTE. Wondering if HSPA+ on t-mobile will work though (i think they were adding the 1900 mhz frequency for that to work with iphone's, IIRC).
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Yeah, not too concerned about not being able to use LTE. Wondering if HSPA+ on t-mobile will work though (i think they were adding the 1900 mhz frequency for that to work with iphone's, IIRC).
Yep, my guess is if you're on a refarmed Tmobile 3G area you will get their fast 1900 hspa+ speeds.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:41 PM   #8
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Yep, my guess is if you're on a refarmed Tmobile 3G area you will get their fast 1900 hspa+ speeds.
Cool, hope so too thanks
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Yes but NO SOY SAUCE!

Only the U.S. has the chutzpah to make something nobody else can use.
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