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dhartsock
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Really? No Band 71 for G7?

Is it true the Motorola G7 Power and G7 Play have band 71 but the G7 does not? I have seen the specs listed this way on Motorola website.

Struggling to make sense of this. I have been holding on to my G4 Plus while waiting for Band 71 support. But if the top of line G7 does not have it I may have to move on though I really do not want to.

dhartsock
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Re: Really? No Band 71 for G7?

I love my Moto but my next phone will not be one. Waited a year to buy top of the line Moto G phone with Band 71. The G7 appears and Band 71 is only for the lesser phones. Stinks to be a Moto fan... a former Moto fan I guess.
ideapad_s9_4067
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Re: Really? No Band 71 for G7?

What is band 71 used for?

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dhartsock
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Re: Really? No Band 71 for G7?

Band 71 is in the 600Mhz range. A band with longer range, good for rural areas. Also it would penetrate buildings better in an urban setting.

kansanian
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Re: Really? No Band 71 for G7?

Also noticed this.

 

Why on earth would the "play" have it, and the "regular" not? It's supposedly the same chipset, I thought.

 

Makes no sense at all. Complete miss, if true.

dhartsock
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Re: Really? No Band 71 for G7?

That is the way Motorola list the specs. I have not verified their information is correct but I have not seen anyone refute it.

In any case I moved on in a certain amount of frustration. And that frustration cost me a lot of money. (ha-ha) I bought a OnePlus 6T which arrived today.

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