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Unlocked Galaxy S8 passes into FCC inspection

March 10, 2017


Samsung has delivered reports on the cellular capabilities and irradiation impacts of its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ to the FCC. Statistics documents and other regulatory whitepapers have been submitted on behalf of model numbers SM-G950U and SM-G955U, Droid Life first found.

The “U” notation on the devices indicates their unlocked status and band reports show that both phones are intended for US carriers with CDMA at 800MHz, 850MHz and 1900MHz as well as GSM at 850MHz and 1900MHz. LTE Band support spans across all carriers (AT&T-owned Band 29 is the only one omitted, but is considered supplemental downlink spectrum and not for essential use) with Band 66 getting some representation here to fill in AWS-3 coverage.

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