Phone Scoop

printed December 17, 2017
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/discuss.php?fm=m&ff=19088&fh=3293975

Home  ›  News  ›

Unlocked LG G6 Reaches Amazon and B&H

Article Comments  

all discussions

No support for Sprint

PhoneMaster

May 12, 2017, 7:03 PM
The official specs on LG's site do not show support for LTE bands 26 and 41 in the unlocked model.

If that's true then this device will likely perform very poorly on Sprint.
...
bones boy

May 12, 2017, 9:03 PM
Isn't Sprint's primary band 25? Don't they use 1900 MHz in most places? I don't know but I'm curious too. Pretty stoked that the unlocked L6 has CDMA access at all.
...
PhoneMaster

May 14, 2017, 9:37 AM
Yes, it is but it's the most congested also. You'd be missing B26 which is their low band - important for in-building and rural coverage, and B41 - their high-capacity, high-speed band.

I suspect the band listing on LG and vendor sites are incorrect but I don't know for sure.

It should be noted that Sprint has to whitelist all devices which are allowed to connect to their network. I simply can't see Sprint be willing to allow a new device on their network that lacks those bands in this day and age which is why I suspect LG's info is wrong.
...

This forum is closed.

Please log in to report a message to the moderator.

This forum is closed.


all discussions

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram

 

All content Copyright 2001-2017 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
2

This is a preview. Click for full glossary page.