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Thread: when i bought my 8390. It came in an original nokia box...... What does this mean?

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    when i bought my 8390. It came in an original nokia box...... What does this mean?

    Hi, when i bought the phone, it came in a nokia box instead of a service provider box. Does this mean that the phone was programmed by nokia instead of the sp?Help

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    I'm not sure if that really makes a difference.....

    Do you have any additional features/menus unlocked, which should be locked?

    What is the startup logo when you turn on the phone? Nokia or SP?

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    i want to use cingular, but it says telcel on the logo

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    It probably means nothing, I got mine directly from the provider, but it was in a Nokia box as well...

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    since cingular doesn't offer the 8390 phone yet, you won't be seeing a cingular branded 8390 phone box. i just got mine a few days ago too and it's in a nokia box with spanish instructions. most dealers are getting their phones from spain at a pretty good discount. i expect the 8390 prices of cingular to be more than the ones from spain. btw, when i turn on my phone it has the nokia logo.

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    Arknis, is the phone's menus and predictive text entry, etc, in english?

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    yes, everything is in english. you can switch between french, chinese, spanish, and english.

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    Now that I think about it, its an 8390, 90, so it only makes sense that everything is in english since its made specifically for the US. Which raises the question of why Spain is a good place to get them from

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    maybe mexico

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    Originally posted by mrthaiguy
    i want to use cingular, but it says telcel on the logo
    As far as I know Telefonica Moviles is the only cellular provider in Spain. Telcel I believe is Mexican/Latin American.

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    hahahaha must suck for them...can you imagine if there were ONE cellular provider here....

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    There is also Amena, but according to them Bellsouth DCS still exists and Omnipoint has a GSM900 network:

    http://www.amena.com/servicios/cober...ESTADOS_UNIDOS

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    Originally posted by roguemoog
    hahahaha must suck for them...can you imagine if there were ONE cellular provider here....
    Man oh man...

    There are at least FOUR in Spain that I know of:
    1) Movistar aka. Telefonica Movistar
    2) Amena
    3) Vodafone / Airtel
    4) Xfera

    Spain will never even see the 8390, so I doubt they would deal them.. but hey, anybody in the world could get a deal wholesale, and sell them.

    But, TELCEL is Radiomovil DISPA in Mexico, which uses 1900MHz GSM - what we use by some odd coincidence

    The phones are more than likely for Mexico, and the dealers here got some of them before any provider carried them.
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    Originally posted by drudown799


    Man oh man...

    There are at least FOUR in Spain that I know of:
    1) Movistar aka. Telefonica Movistar
    2) Amena
    3) Vodafone / Airtel
    4) Xfera

    Spain will never even see the 8390, so I doubt they would deal them.. but hey, anybody in the world could get a deal wholesale, and sell them.

    But, TELCEL is Radiomovil DISPA in Mexico, which uses 1900MHz GSM - what we use by some odd coincidence

    The phones are more than likely for Mexico, and the dealers here got some of them before any provider carried them.
    Xfera seems like a VERY small company, they dont even have a webpage! I didnt know there was Vodafone, and I am in Madrid at least twice a year! I did know about Amena, but they are pretty small, where as Telefonica has over 90% of the country covered.

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