Ques. I wanna buy sam galaxy note 3 lte n9005 model from middle east. will this work in India?
Ans. First of all we would like to congratulate for choosing Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 which is future ready for 4g-lte network .
It is good to prefer* Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 instead of Galaxy Note 3 N9000 which is available in India. the only difference between the two is that N9005 is 4G-Lte ready while N9000 is just limited to 3G.
The 2G and 3G frequency used by both the N9005 and N9000 are same.
- 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1,800/1,900MHz)
- 3G HSPA+ (850/900/1,900/2,100MHz)
So, there will no issues with N9005 in receiving/making calls on 2g and surfing the web on 3g.
Now comes the ques will N9005 support future 4g-lte networks in india.
4g-lte bands supported by Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005
- LTE (800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz) which are all FDD LTE Frequencies.
So, Samsung Note 3 N9005 will work in India only on 2G and 3G and not on 4G-LTE networks. If you are planning to use this handset only in India the buy N9000 model instead of N9005.
*The handset is only good for people who travel abroad and use LTE network there.