Can I use my phone on overseas network?

By leafio
Apr 15, 2014
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  1. Hello, totally noob to phone networks. I am going to have a US version of Galaxy S5 and order an extra battery for it on mpj. Can I use both of them on overseas carriers? Thank you for any kindly help.
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,383   +1,062

    The specs shown here declare

    Also known as Samsung GS 5
    Available as:
    Samsung SM-G900F - for Europe
    Samsung SM-G900I - for Asia
    Samsung SM-G900K/G900L/G900S - for Korea
    Samsung SM-G900M - for Vodafone
    Samsung SM-G900A - for AT&T
    Samsung SM-G900T - for T-Mobile
    Samsung SM-G900V - for Verizon
    Samsung SM-G900R4 - for US Cellular
    Samsung SM-G900P - for Sprint
    General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

    So yes, it is compatible with EU providers. Caution however; your current provider will bill you for roaming charges. When in Europe, I always buy a local SIM card and fund it with enough credit to last the trip - - that will also give you a local phone number. If you book theater events or need to call for reservations, they will be more likely to answer the phone.
    Jad Chaar likes this.

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