- Switching from 1.0/2.0 phone to 3.0 phone
- CDMA coverage versus GSM coverage
All 2.0 phones utilize CDMA coverage. New 3.0 phones can use either GSM or CDMA coverage, but not both at the same time. You can check coverage in your area on the CDMA map compared to the GSM map to see if your coverage will be better on a newer phone.
The following lists 3.0 phones and their GSM or CDMA compatibility.
GSM and CDMA compatible:
Moto G4 | Moto G4 Plus | Moto G4 Play | Moto G5 Plus | Moto X Pure | Nexus 5X | Nexus 6P | Samsung Galaxy S7 | Samsung Galaxy S7 edge | Moto G5S Plus | Moto X4 | Moto E4 | Moto E4 Plus | Moto Z2 Play | Nexus 6 by Motorola | Google Pixel | Google Pixel XL | Google Pixel 2 | Google Pixel 2 XL | Samsung Galaxy S8 | Samsung Galaxy S8+
GSM compatible only:
In order to find out which coverage your current phone is using, you can check your SIM card by following the instructions in this article: Is My Republic Wireless SIM Card CDMA or GSM?
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