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So if I'm on Verizon and I buy this, what speeds should I expect? I'd be ok with HSPA+ speeds (I find Verizon LTE to be extremely underwhelming), but as I understand it, Verizon doesn't do HSPA+. What will the Nexus 4 fall back to?



>So if I'm on Verizon and I buy this, what speeds should I expect?

It won't operate on Verizon's network. GSM only.

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This phone will not work on Verizon or Sprint.

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Wow...so to insure working across all carriers, they cut out two very large carriers? This doesn't make sense to me.

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The phone is GSM based, Verizon and Sprint use CDMA. If the market for the phone was just the US, making it GSM only may not be a great choice. However, outside of the US, the rest of the world is almost exclusively GSM.

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Uh.. they didn't 'cut out' anything. If anything, it's the carriers that are stupid for not adopting the same standard of using sim cards (Verizon and Sprint don't use sim cards..). I think they wanted to lock people in to their service.

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It's more than "adopting" sim cards. Verizon and Sprint are CDMA networks, and incompatible at the very root with GSM networks like T-Mo and AT&T.

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I don't disagree...I've found the lack of GSM support on Verizon frustrating over the years. Unfortunately, Verizon effectively kills the competition for us in terms of coverage and price at a corporate level.

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I'm sticking to galaxy nexus until this persons question is answered.

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