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    FreshKorean
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    hey guys. Right now im in Korea and I want to import a phone to america that will work well. I want a slider basically... or possibly a nice looking flip phone. Does anyone here know a website of the phones I can import or list??? samsung, LG are my preference thanks.


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    Brad729
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    Re: Can anyone give me a quick rundown of phones I can import from Korea

    Any unlocked GSM phone with the 850mhz and 1900mhz bands will work in the USA with a GSM provider such as Cingular or T-Mobile, but it will only work as a phone until you configure the data settings. In most cases, this is easy to do, but sometimes with foreign phones it can be tricky to find the right settings. Korean CDMA phones will not work in the USA, they are actually WCDMA, using RUIM cards (the CDMA equivalent of SIM, not used in North America). It will be a number of years before a Korean CDMA phone can be used in the states, as it will require a complete restructuring of every US CDMA provider's network.



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    Re: Can anyone give me a quick rundown of phones I can import from Korea

    its just that when I go to the cell phone shops.. the people who work there dont know anything about usage in america. So I need a list of phones or pictures. Im a newbie when it comes to phones hahaha. u know what I mean? But I get ur point.



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    Re: Can anyone give me a quick rundown of phones I can import from Korea

    Quote Originally Posted by Brad729 View Post
    Any unlocked GSM phone with the 850mhz and 1900mhz bands will work in the USA with a GSM provider such as Cingular or T-Mobile, but it will only work as a phone until you configure the data settings. In most cases, this is easy to do, but sometimes with foreign phones it can be tricky to find the right settings. Korean CDMA phones will not work in the USA, they are actually WCDMA, using RUIM cards (the CDMA equivalent of SIM, not used in North America). It will be a number of years before a Korean CDMA phone can be used in the states, as it will require a complete restructuring of every US CDMA provider's network.
    what do you mean it will only work as a phone? and will it work on verizon



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