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LG V50 / LG V60 O2 & UK Compatability for 4& 5G - Please help!!!

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Hi all - Been an O2 and LG fan / user for years and would appreciate some advice/tech support. 

I'm upgrading my LG G7 Thinq and am looking at either the LG V50 or V60. Really want to stick with LG as I've used them since my local O2 guru recommened them years ago, but as neither device was launched in the UK, worried about compatability. Online many users say that both work in the UK depending on model version, some say they don't & whilst both are 5g ready phones, the V60 has wider coverage  - I'm just clueless as to which (if either) covers UK 5G!  Really appreciate any input, especially on what models/carriers to avoid & what frequencies etc a phone will need to work here.

Thanks!   

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O2 UK Frequencies:

Technology Bands

Bands 5Gn78 (3500)
Bands 4GB1 (2100), B3 (1800), B20 (800), B40 (TDD 2300)
Bands 3GB1 (2100), B8 (900)
Bands 2GB3 (1800), B8 (900)
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O2 UK Frequencies:

Technology Bands

Bands 5Gn78 (3500)
Bands 4GB1 (2100), B3 (1800), B20 (800), B40 (TDD 2300)
Bands 3GB1 (2100), B8 (900)
Bands 2GB3 (1800), B8 (900)
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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Thanks MI5 - are the above GSM or LTE bands (excuse my ignorance here!).  

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They are both.

GSM is really just 2g

3g is HSDPA

4g and 5g are LTE

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Thanks. 

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If any resident Gurus have experience of either phone - it would be great to hear. From the above, looks as if 4g is OK, 5g not. 😞 

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I've no experience of either, but from looking online at the specs, I agree.

4g OK but 5g will not work on O2.

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Just to clarify

All mobiles are GSM , as all 4G and 5G is are different technology stacks under the GSM Banner... 

 

CSD - 1G

HSCSD - 1.5G

GPRS - 2G

EDGE -2.25G

UMTS - 3G

HSDPA -3.3G

UMTS - 4G

LTE - 4G

5G

6G

 

 

 

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6G eh? We won't have that for years.

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Supposed to be 50 times faster than 5g and expected around 2030.

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