US 850 band users wanting to sell Neo

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If can't use the Neo as it currently does not support the 850 band please put your name and down below so that potential buyers may contact you.
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Neither the [[Neo1973|phase 1 nor the phase 2 versions of the Neo]] support the 850 MHz band. Since the 850 MHz band is popular in North America this may be a problem for North American users, as they will find poorer reception and more "black spots" on the Neo than on phones retailed locally.
  
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More explanations in mailing list postings:
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* http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-November/011473.html
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* http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-November/011485.html
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* http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-November/011414.html
  
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These countries also use 850 MHz:
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* http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-November/011496.html
  
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Because the phase 1 Neo was intended as a developer release a number of North American buyers may have received their Neos before this problem was fully appreciated.
  
  
If you are interested in purchasing a second hand Neo put your name down here (if this gets good response I may move this to a separate page).
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===== If for this reason you wish to sell your Neo please put your name and down below so that potential buyers may contact you: =====
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Delete this and put your name here.
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===== If you are interested in purchasing a second hand Neo put your name down here: =====
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(if this gets good response I may move this to a separate page)
  
 
--[[User:Rakshat|Rakshat]] 04:40, 8 November 2007 (CET) I already have one GTA01 device. Would like another in black but as I am a student can't really afford  the $ 350 total it costs me to get it to India again. Can arrange for pick up in the US.
 
--[[User:Rakshat|Rakshat]] 04:40, 8 November 2007 (CET) I already have one GTA01 device. Would like another in black but as I am a student can't really afford  the $ 350 total it costs me to get it to India again. Can arrange for pick up in the US.

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Neither the phase 1 nor the phase 2 versions of the Neo support the 850 MHz band. Since the 850 MHz band is popular in North America this may be a problem for North American users, as they will find poorer reception and more "black spots" on the Neo than on phones retailed locally.

More explanations in mailing list postings:

These countries also use 850 MHz:

Because the phase 1 Neo was intended as a developer release a number of North American buyers may have received their Neos before this problem was fully appreciated.


If for this reason you wish to sell your Neo please put your name and down below so that potential buyers may contact you:

Delete this and put your name here.


If you are interested in purchasing a second hand Neo put your name down here:

(if this gets good response I may move this to a separate page)

--Rakshat 04:40, 8 November 2007 (CET) I already have one GTA01 device. Would like another in black but as I am a student can't really afford the $ 350 total it costs me to get it to India again. Can arrange for pick up in the US.

--Zuch 07:50, 8 November 2007 (GMT) I stay in India and I'm also looking to get one GTA01 device. I can give a US address for shipping.

--rsteig 7:35, 8 November 2007 (EST) I live in USA(Pennsylvania). Looking for a phone.

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If can't use the Neo as it currently does not support the 850 band please put your name and down below so that potential buyers may contact you.



If you are interested in purchasing a second hand Neo put your name down here (if this gets good response I may move this to a separate page).

--Rakshat 04:40, 8 November 2007 (CET) I already have one GTA01 device. Would like another in black but as I am a student can't really afford the $ 350 total it costs me to get it to India again. Can arrange for pick up in the US.

--Zuch 07:50, 8 November 2007 (GMT) I stay in India and I'm also looking to get one GTA01 device. I can give a US address for shipping.

--rsteig 7:35, 8 November 2007 (EST) I live in USA(Pennsylvania). Looking for a phone.