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  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Question Similar tablet. Quick question

    Going to rephrase this post..

    I currently have a N7 (2012) which I am happy with. Unfortunately it is now faulty (blown speaker), so I am going to return to shop for refund.

    I was holding out for the new N7 (2013), which is now surfacing in the UK. But, with the new N7 not having 3G (which I require) I am unable to get one.

    4G will take a long time to roll out across all of UK, some places can't even get 2g.

    So, I could use the refund to get another N7 (2012), but as that is now a year old, is there another decent 7" tablet out there that is similar/as good as the N7 but with 3G.

    Ta
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    Default Re: Similar tablet. Quick question

    If you are using a GSM carrier the new Nexus 7 will drop down to 3G. It is only people with CDMA carriers that will not see it drop to 3G.
    Pat

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  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Similar tablet. Quick question

    Ok. Thats the idea of these forums is to ask questions, and my obvious lack of knowledge of 4G resulted in this being asked.

    But I refered to everyones friend, wiki, and that stated

    "The LTE wireless interface is incompatible with 2G and 3G networks, so that it must be operated on a separate wireless spectrum."

    Did I miss something?
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    Default Re: Similar tablet. Quick question

    Yes, you are missing that the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE version also has a GSM radio for 3G connectivity.
  5. Thread Author  Thread Author    #5  

    Default Re: Similar tablet. Quick question

    oh...

    Fair enough. Like I said, no knowledge of LTE at all and missed that..

    So, when it's released in september, it will work exactly the same as my current 3g on Three network... ?
  6. Thread Author  Thread Author    #6  

    Default Re: Similar tablet. Quick question

    Got answer from another forum...

    *End of thread*

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