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    Default Use Samsung Galaxy SII gt-i9100 in USA

    Hi everyone,

    Hope you might be able to help with a query. I have recently moved to the US from the UK, I have a Samsung Galaxy SII gt-i9100 which I've been using on Vodafone in the UK. I had (naively) presumed I could just buy a SIM here to use in the phone - ideally with one of the prepaid plans here - but it seems more complicated than that... I've been doing some reading, I think I could get a SIM-only plan from Straight Talk, but I'd need a compatible GSM AT&T or T-Mobile phone, or an unlocked GSM phone compatible with AT&T or T-Mobile. I am finding it hard to work out whether my phone would be compatible with either network - can anyone help?

    Thanks!

    Sarah
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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy SII gt-i9100 in USA

    In looking at the specs of the phone from gsmarena.com it appears that the phone is rated for global use. The link to the specs can be . In looking at it appears that the frequencies match up properly. So the Straight Talk SIM card should allow you to use 2G and 3G communication. However, I will give the standard disclaimer that I am not responsible if the information is incorrect or if the phone does not work in the US (although it should). Hope that helps.
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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy SII gt-i9100 in USA

    Thanks so much for your help, very much appreciated! Sarah

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