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  1. Christopher Price

    In for one. It’s interesting that the black units note UMTS 2100 and the orange ones lack it. Both note UMTS 850/1900, so I’m not sure if the orange units actually have it or not.

    It should not affect T-Mobile reception because of how T-Mobile splits the 2100 MHz band. You need 1700/2100 for T-Mobile UMTS on those bands.

    The phone will work on T-Mobile wherever that have “iPhone” 850/1900 UMTS available, however. All other areas of T-Mobile will fall back to GSM/EDGE.