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    So I'm browsing over the G2's specs and I don't see any mention of being able to connect via wifi. If T-Mobile brings UMA calling to Android devices I think this could be a HUGE problem with this phone, and definitely a big negative for me. I don't know guys, am I missing something?
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    I really want this phone, but if it doesn't have WiFi, I'm not interested.
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    Quote Originally Posted by breakmedown View Post
    I really want this phone, but if it doesn't have WiFi, I'm not interested.
    The Good News- T-Mobile had a large FAQ in their official forums on the G2 (which has since been taken down) answering all our questions!

    The Bad News- It said flat out "No" on UMA calling and "Yeah maybe later" on Mobile Hotspot

    The Good News- Am I correct in remembering that to be a "With Google" phone you need Wifi, GPS, and Bluetooth?
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    That sucks it's been taken down. As for UMA, I really don't care too much, I'm with AT&T so I'd be unlocking it and bringing it over. That, howevery, is the reason I want WiFi. With the chances that it connects to the 3G AT&T network not likely (and I seriously doubt it would do AT&T 3G+) I'd want WiFi to supplement the data usage with.
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    Dude, nobody is making an Android phone without Wifi. This is a stupid discussion, the G1 had Wifi.

    Whether it has UMA? Now that's freakin interesting... unfortunately NoSpin seems to have knowledge that it's straight up "no"
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    Why would a T-Mobile phone with WiFi have no UMA? That doesn't seem to make any sense to me.
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    To my knowledge the only phones really to have UMA are BBY devices. Wifi is a moot point. if its a smart phone it will obviously have wifi. check the specs again I think it mentions 802.11 g/b/
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    UMA would be freakin interesting, and I hope for your guys' sakes that it has it, but I get great service in my place. Would *definitely* be sweet to have anyways. Any idea if it uses less battery than GSM?
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    Quote Originally Posted by uelsimon View Post
    To my knowledge the only phones really to have UMA are BBY devices. Wifi is a moot point. if its a smart phone it will obviously have wifi. check the specs again I think it mentions 802.11 g/b/
    If they are going to put Wifi in the G2, why not put 802.11 g/b/n??? N is the newest standard and has been the standard in most laptops for some time now.
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    who knows...maybe it does have b/g/n. right now all the language is so 'consumer friendly' we just can't tell.
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    Ugh, I just discovered that the Wifi router that comes with AT&T U-verse (it's built-in to the modem) is b/g
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    Since the desire z (the international g2) has wireless n, i assume that the g2 will as well.
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    Actually, I just say on the G2 has 802.11 b/g/n.

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