Detailed Supported Phone Features

An activated CDMA SIM card cannot be moved between phones.
If the member needs to move a CDMA SIM card from one phone to another, and both phones support the same type of CDMA SIM card, the CDMA SIM card must first be de-activated. This is most easily accomplished by activating a GSM SIM card on that line of service, which de-activates the CDMA SIM card.

From my understanding
CSIM first gen CDMA SIM only allows for LTE access
ISIM in’is second gen and in theory can allow VoLTE which Sprint does not allow for non Sprint branded phones
OTASIM should at slot like GSM SIMs [swapping phone by swapping SIMs] but time will tell if that actually works

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I had already moved @louisdi notes up into the Wiki under ** Notes … please correct as necessary

Updated to reflect availability of Pie (9.0) for all Pixel variants.

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Tremendous job. Invaluable.

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8 posts were merged into an existing topic: CDMA Sim support for the Samsung S9/S9+/Note9 family of phones

Updated for SIMOTA Availability

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@louisdi, Can you explain in relatively simple terms: (1) "SIMOTA Availability " and (2) “B71”? (Google helped me a bit on B71 but not so much on SIMOTA.)

Republic’s CDMA partner (Sprint) uses three different SIM card technologies depending on when the phone came out. Republic wasn’t able to support the latest until today. The fact that they can now, results in this: Coverage Update: Our online store now offers the Moto G6 Play, Moto Z3 Play, and Samsung S9 in more areas The edit I made was to make the chart at the top reflect this.

As far as Band 71. That relates to Republic’s other (GSM) partner. They are in the midst of rolling out enhancements to their coverage, especially in rural areas, using new wireless spectrum in what is known as LTE Band 71. In order for a phone to take advantage of this enhanced coverage, it must be able to access B71.

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Added Moto E5 Play and Note 9

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Added J3 (2018) and J7 (2018)

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Updated Moto G5s+ to reflect 8.1

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Added Google Pixel 3 / 3 XL

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Updated Moto G5+ to reflect release of Android 8.1

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Samsung J3 (2017) updated to reflect Android 8.1

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Corrected J3 2018 to show removable battery.

Updated Moto Z and Moto X4 to show OS updates.

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Would be cool to have added to the lists which phones have USB C port on them, instead of Micro. That is a big change over as many folks quickly discover they now need to invest in all new cables.

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Only so much space to work with natively on the forum page… i get it, though, as things are getting more feature rich…maybe a large document is needed. You could put a link to a bigger Google Doc that is more all in inclusive of more features.

A thought
Utilize the existing Wireless Charging col (which takes up a bit of space)
Call it ‘Charging’ … and combine these as necessary
W = Wireless
USB-C
USB-M

@SpeedingCheetah it is a Wiki and can be updated by many … a link outside of the forum creates a larger maintenance headache. This is supposed to be for hi-level important stuff … users would be better off consulting Republics Tech Specs off the Sales pages for full details

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I for one consider what type of charging cable i need to use as such a category.
More so than wireless charging etc.
Most folks gonna have more than 1 cable, like a wired car charger etc.
They gonna want to know if all those cables are now not usable on their new phone, that only comes with ONE of them C cables.

Just happened to a buddy of mine. He had no idea that he needed to buy more cables or an adepter. He left his one cable at home and had no way to charge his phone at work or in car…just assuming that the ones he ad before would work, until he went to plug it in. He had a dead phone for hours of his trip across TX, no GPS etc. Most gas stations have yet to sell USB C cords.

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