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Top message:  Interesting by Versed   Oct 23, 2012, 8:18 AM

Replying to:  Software unlockable? by mikkej2k   Oct 23, 2012, 1:15 PM

Re: Software unlockable?

by Rich Brome (Moderator)    Oct 23, 2012, 1:30 PM

The two models were approved separately by the FCC. The AT&T model is SGH-i317 and the T-Mobile one is SGH-T889. So the hardware is at least somewhat different, and the antennas may be slightly different.

I can't say what's possible via software hack. I have no idea. I'd say no, but hackers can be quite clever. But if it's possible and you did that, you would technically be using the phone in a way it was not designed, optimized, nor tested for. So performance could be less than optimal. It would also not be FCC-approved for those extra bands, and so technically illegal (but of course it's not like anyone will come arrest you for that.)

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