Other Android phones
Posted Jun 22, 2010 2:47 UTC (Tue) by lambda
In reply to: Other Android phones
Parent article: A look at CyanogenMod 5.0.8
Yeah, that's why I went with a Nexus One. Though even then, you don't get a huge amount of choice; in the US, with GSM, you get a choice between AT&T and T-Mobile, and they use different 3G bands, so if you switch from one to the other you lose access to 3G (for some reason, the Nexus One only supports 3 3G bands, not the 5 that would be required to cover all of the common bands).
Verizon is apparently going to be going with LTE for "3.9" G over the next couple of years, which is the successor to the GSM/UMTS 2 and 3G standards. This may mean that eventually you'll just be able to plop in a sim card and switch to Verizon as well, though that will probably be a long ways off.
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