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LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

23 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks - read the full textRemember when people were disappointed that the Nexus 4 doesn’t have LTE? And then iFixit dug up an LTE chip in the phone? Well, it turns out that the chip can be enabled surprisingly easy. Several people are reporting that the LTE connectivity works in Canada on Band 4 (1700Mhz / 2100MHz),...


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Works on Bell as well! Just add the APN.

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  • 2012-11-23 16:04
  • Ixag

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  • 2012-11-23 16:00
  • nb5b

> In reply to gam30toronto @ 2012-11-23 15:01 from RXgS - click to readGo for lg 4S optimus much better is compair to nexus 4S because it has code core prosser u l get bwttwr wxperien off internet browser and it complate screch less body with gorilla lcd display

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  • 2012-11-23 15:59
  • t}uY

> In reply to gam30toronto @ 2012-11-23 15:01 from RXgS - click to readAnd your wallet is too small for all your money, your wife is too pretty and your diamond shoes are a bit tight! Sucks to be you lol!

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  • 2012-11-23 15:54
  • 39x{

> In reply to mewdawn @ 2012-11-23 12:56 from 0Wdf - click to readi know that there is a LTE network in germany. try T-Mobile or Vodafone.

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  • 2012-11-23 15:53
  • PnUJ

And why in the world would they disable it?

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  • 2012-11-23 15:27
  • 2CdT

i have an iphone 5 and nexus 4 on my hands right now and i don't know which one to use and which one to sell :(

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  • 2012-11-23 15:01
  • RXgS

I am on Rogers. Can someone show/tell me how to set it up?

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  • 2012-11-23 14:53
  • RXgS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-23 13:37 from NHLL - click to readLTE is faster than 42 Mbps

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  • 2012-11-23 14:11
  • PQ2I

The nexus 4 is lte 4G work with att and others carriers but google dont said it ....why...? becose google have agreements with all manufacturer,but anything of them want made a phone with this spec for this price except LG,the nexus i9250 unlocked cost today $380 more that the nexus 4 a year later.....

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  • 2012-11-23 13:53
  • L57t

But GSM arena already mentioned in the product specs the phone network speed can reach 42 Mbps

Speed:DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

so what's new ???

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  • 2012-11-23 13:37
  • NHLL

> In reply to Justiin @ 2012-11-23 12:55 from w6X8 - click to readJustin our networks in OZ i'm pretty sure are Band 3.
Currently looks like only band 4 has been tested.
That doesnt mean it wont work, it just means we need someone in Oz who has the Nexus 4 to try it and report.
Its a tempting phone, but no micro SD card is a deal breaker for me, need the extra space and dont want to be downloading files/music/pictures/movies from the cloud when i can access it directly off a storage card..

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  • 2012-11-23 13:27
  • P%LV

The chip supports it so it was obvious that the carriers disabled it. You see people... OEM are not the enemy. The greedy carriers are. There is always a cost in buying a subsidized phone...

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  • 2012-11-23 12:57
  • jxXT

I think they disabled LTE because they would have to pay a the LTE fee which is approx 50$ (not sure per phone) and since LTE doesn't really cater to the average user (Don't really got LTE in Europe; Patchy in the states) they disabled it.

They probably knew that it will be discovered sooner or later...

Either way, I think it is nice, and I am stoked to find out whether they have LTE in Spain or Germany...

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  • 2012-11-23 12:56
  • 0Wdf

I wonder if LTE will work on Australian networks, with the Nexus 4.

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  • 2012-11-23 12:55
  • w6X8

Could this be one of those Google easter eggs? hahaha

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  • 2012-11-23 12:53
  • tVm@

And where is the Nexus 4 review GsmArena???

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  • 2012-11-23 12:50
  • utK8

I wonder if this also enables DC-HSPA functionality...

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  • 2012-11-23 12:47
  • mqI9

no i stick to my ip5

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  • 2012-11-23 12:34
  • SgvH

Not so surprising news. Its because of the S4 Pro. Selected processors of S4 pro have LTE modem inside.

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  • 2012-11-23 12:28
  • v0qy

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