GSM 3G what does it al mean

  sharonew 12:57 PM 29 Sep 13

i have a HTC desire C on talk mobile contract. I want a bigger android 4.1 smart phone,because the HTC is total rubbish, but when i look on e-bay etc there are lots for about £50 but many say does not support 3G, what does this mean? will my talk mobile sim work in one and will i be able to access the net out of my home wifi ? any advice gladly received, thanks.

  rdave13 20:28 PM 29 Sep 13

A phone has to be 'unlocked' for a sim only contract. 3G is the highest mobile internet speed at the moment (very good) but 4G will be rolled out soon. Faster than 3G, but the phone will need to be 4G ready.

An android phone for £50 on ebay will turn out to be as dissappointing as the HTC you have in my humble opinion.

  Woolwell 14:19 PM 30 Sep 13

4G is already out for some mobile operators but is still very limited with coverage.


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 now: how to download and install Windows 10 even if GWX.exe is missing

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Nokia rolls out spherical camera for virtual reality apps

7 best iPhone web browser apps: Why Safari for iOS is still a better option than Chrome, Dolphin,…