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Window Phone Nokia will work in USA ? Answered

Hi guys i have Nokia lumia 610 that i brought from Bangkok and now am moving to USA but am not sure if it will work in USA. IF you guys know about this please give help with that :)



GSM phones will work in the US but we use a different set of GSM bands here then Europe does. You will need to talk to AT&T or T-mobile and see if the phone will work on there networks as they are the 2 GSM providers here.


4 years ago

According to http://www.nokia.com/gb-en/phones/phone/lumia610/specifications/ the phone is GSM/WCDMA networks only, and it is my understanding (as an ignorant european) that USA is mostly UMTS/CDMA. What you will need is a sim-card for an american provider that supports the networks your phone supports (And if i am right above, then you will not be able to use it)

If this coverage-map is correct, then it may be i am wrong and the phone could be used (then it comes down to them supporting the correct GSM bands (the MHz numbers))

http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/cellular-coverage/ is the missing link from the above post ;-)