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Nokia Lumia 1020 International work on T-Mobile LT...

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wariscoming
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Nokia Lumia 1020 International work on T-Mobile LTE?

I am currently living in Germany getting ready to move back to the US and interested in using T-Mobile as my service provider.  Yesterday, the Nokia Lumia 1020 was announced exclusively for AT&T in the US.  I have questions:

 

  • If I buy an unlocked International version of the 1020 here in Europe, will it achieve maximum data speeds on T-Mobile's LTE network?
  • If not will an unlocked AT&T version work on T-Mobile LTE?

 

I'm reading that because of T-Mobile's LTE band 4, some unlocked phones will not achieve LTE speeds on T-Mobiles network.  Long story short, I want the Nokia 1020 but I want it to get LTE speeds on T-Mobile's network...possible or not?

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cjlim
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Re: Nokia Lumia 1020 International work on T-Mobile LTE?

You are correct about the lack of Band 4 on the global version. So the short answer to your question is no. 

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ceroberts75
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Re: Nokia Lumia 1020 International work on T-Mobile LTE?

you will get the HSDPA+21 which will get you up to 21Mbs.

that is plenty fast for me on my factory unlocked 920.

you should be fine.

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