Will the Fair Phone 3 work with Fido

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Will the Fair Phone 3 work with Fido

I am willing to buy this phone but I am not sure it is compatible with Fido network. It does not support all frequencies from Fido from my understanding.

Here are the specs Fair Phone 3 Network :

 

  • Configuration Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby (DSDS)
  • SIM Sockets 2 x Nano-SIM (4FF)
  • Network Technology 2G / 3G / 4G LTE - Advanced 
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
  • UMTS: Band 1 (2100 MHz); Band 2 (900 MHz); Band 5 (850MHz); Band 8 (900 MHz)
  • 3G Max Downlink Speed - 42 Mbps
  • 3G Max Uplink - 11 Mbps
  • 4G / LTE Advanced Band 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 13 / 20 / 26
  • 4G Max Downlink Speed - 300 Mbps
  • 4G Max Uplink Speed - 75 Mbps
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Re: Will the Fair Phone 3 work with Fido

Hello @francis31415,

 

Here is what is required for the phone to operate on the Fido network.

 

GSM, UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+ at 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

 

To access LTE, the device must be compatible with one or more of the following:

  • 700 MHz on Band 12;
  • 1700/2100 MHz on Band 4;
  • 2600 MHz on Band 7.

 


Here are the specs Fair Phone 3 Network :

 

  • Configuration Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby (DSDS)
  • SIM Sockets 2 x Nano-SIM (4FF)
  • Network Technology 2G / 3G / 4G LTE - Advanced 
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
  • UMTS: Band 1 (2100 MHz); Band 2 (900 MHz); Band 5 (850MHz); Band 8 (900 MHz)
  • 3G Max Downlink Speed - 42 Mbps
  • 3G Max Uplink - 11 Mbps
  • 4G / LTE Advanced Band 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 13 / 20 / 26
  • 4G Max Downlink Speed - 300 Mbps
  • 4G Max Uplink Speed - 75 Mbps

The phone will work to an extent, it does have all the GSM bands but is missing 1900 MHz for 3g and 700 MHz on Band 12 for LTE. Depending on where you are you might not get access.

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Re: Will the Fair Phone 3 work with Fido

Hello @francis31415,

 

Here is what is required for the phone to operate on the Fido network.

 

GSM, UMTS, HSPA and HSPA+ at 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

 

To access LTE, the device must be compatible with one or more of the following:

  • 700 MHz on Band 12;
  • 1700/2100 MHz on Band 4;
  • 2600 MHz on Band 7.

 


Here are the specs Fair Phone 3 Network :

 

  • Configuration Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby (DSDS)
  • SIM Sockets 2 x Nano-SIM (4FF)
  • Network Technology 2G / 3G / 4G LTE - Advanced 
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
  • UMTS: Band 1 (2100 MHz); Band 2 (900 MHz); Band 5 (850MHz); Band 8 (900 MHz)
  • 3G Max Downlink Speed - 42 Mbps
  • 3G Max Uplink - 11 Mbps
  • 4G / LTE Advanced Band 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 13 / 20 / 26
  • 4G Max Downlink Speed - 300 Mbps
  • 4G Max Uplink Speed - 75 Mbps

The phone will work to an extent, it does have all the GSM bands but is missing 1900 MHz for 3g and 700 MHz on Band 12 for LTE. Depending on where you are you might not get access.



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