Quad Band for use in USA Recomendations

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  1. RLT

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    After recomendations for quad band mobiles to use in North America
    Plus any pitfalls I may encounter in there use.
    Many Thanks
     
  2. meansizzler

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    tri band is enough, the only place that uses the 850 band is some parts of texas..
     
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    It's more than just Texas that uses 850Mhz. Although most metropolitan areas use mostly 1900Mhz, a lot of rural areas still use 850Mhz. Tri-band is fine if you intend to visit New York, but don't expect to get good reception if you're in hicksville.

    The obvious quad-band choice would be the Motorola V3 RAZR. It's got its short-comings, but it's cheap, it's quad-band and it's got great reception. Quad-band phones are still pretty rare and most of them are made by Motorola.

    If you can wait a month or two then the Nokia N80 looks amazing and it'll work practically anywhere in the world, including Japan, Korea and the whole of the US.
     
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    Well a few od the XDA phones ade by HTC are quad band...
     
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    alaska requires it too!!!!
     
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    I'm pretty sure that if you take your SIM card with you to America, there are lots of places that do short-term phone hire.
     
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    Just got a D600 from Voda and it's also quadband (though I turn off quadband as it's supposed to improve battery life!).

    Overall very pleased with the phone. Only annoying thing is that the only ringtones are all polyphonic stuff and I find the simple ring sounds are much more audible in a busy environment/outdoors. Am fiddling with transferring mp3 files of simple rings to find one that's nice and loud!

    Mine was a free upgrade but I know Voda is doing 6 months 1/2 price on a x200 tariff, with 250 texts or photo/video/data equivalent included so £18pm for 1st 6 months. I think it's an 18 month contract. the data equivalent is nice as I use my phone a lot for email and wap browsing (the email client in the D600 is brilliant - let's you delete stuff from server so you can manage loads of rubbish emails when away and not have to see them all again when you're back in office).
     
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    Will my Blueangel work in/around Orlando area?


    Cheers!
     

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