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New tip claims #T-Mobile bound #Lumia 1520 variant to have in-built wireless charging and not the Global variant.

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A recent tip from one of our trusted tipsters claim that it is T-Mobile bound Lumia 1520 variant which will have inbuilt wireless charging and not the global one. Also, according to the tip,

RM-937 is Global variant

RM-938 is T-Mobile variant

RM-940 is AT&T variant

RM-939 is China Unicom variant

We are not sure about RM-938 being T-Mobile variant, as we didn’t hear about a T-Mobile variant coming so soon. So, may be RM-938 is the global variant with inbuilt wireless charging as was revealed by FCC certification.

Difference between RM-938 and RM-940 is that DTM feature and WCDM1700/2100 (Band 4) will be disabled from RM-940, and RM-940 will GPRS support multi-slot class 10. In the testing reported here multi-slot class 12 has been available as worst case in all the samples. Additionally, difference between RM-940 and RM-938 is that RM-940 has only Wireless Charging interface pins in the backcover, while RM-938 has built-in Wireless Charging (WPC/Qi) loop. This HW difference was tested according to FCC KDB 648474 D03 Wireless Chargers Battery Cover V01R02

Though WCDMA frequencies mentioned in FCC certification belong to T-Mobile in US, but can Nokia bring a T-Mobile variant with extra features over AT&T / Global one. I don’t see many past precedents, so still will go with “Gobal variant with in-built wireless charging” theory, but frankly speaking I am not sure anymore. What do you think?

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  • jojo

    You guys said it but that was not announced and at&t took the exclusive. Now you guys post it again with a new article? Didn’t you guys go to UAE? You could have asked.

    • Kamal

      Lumia Flagships always come to AT&T first in US. And do you think Nokia reps will let you know before the announcement? This exclusivity is not for long. Check our latest article on this you will see the variant RM-938 is indeed mentioned as US variant.

  • hope this true

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