As the 2012 year comes to an end, we get ready to look back at the number of phones that will work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. It has been a great year for the 2 start-ups in terms of getting support from manufacturers in supporting the newer AWS spectrum – the technology that Wind Mobile and Mobilicity cell phone networks work on. Here is our list of the phones for 2012.
When you decide to purchase any of these phones, please make sure you buy unlocked versions otherwise you won’t be able to register them on the Wind Mobile and Mobilicity Network. And remember, Not all the phones in this list is currently sold at Wind Mobile and Mobilicity stores. Many of them can be purchased online cell phone stores, resellers, and even ebay.
So the next time some tells you that Wind Mobile or Mobilicity doesn’t have many phones that work on their network. Point them to this list. There are over 100+ phones and tablets that work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity.
In 2013, only good things will only get better as the smaller networks such as Wind Mobile and Mobilicity expand their network coverages and is make available throughout cities in Canada. Save your money from the bigger players in the Canadian cell phone market and support the lower phone plan prices.
Here is our ultimate 2012 list for phones that work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. Organized by Brand.
Apple – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
We all know Apple makes the iPhone, including the most recent iPhone 5, the iPad and iPad Mini, unfortunately none of their products will work with Wind Mobile or Mobilicity. Hope is in the air for the iPhone 5S/6. If the iPhone were to ever work on the Wind Mobile and Mobilicity network, it will really level the playing field between the big competitors.
Blackberry – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
Blackberry has been making smartphones for the longest time. Their products are reliable and long lasting. Most of the Blackberrys release today will work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. But be cautious because Blackberry tends to make multiple versions of the same phone. For example, a Blackberry that works on Rogers or Bell may not necessarily work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. Aside from their confusing naming system, Blackberry makes a quality product. Good reception and battery life on Wind and Mobilicity.
|Bold Touch 9900||Torch 9860|
|Bold 9790||Curve 3G 9300|
|Bold 9700||Bold 9780|
|Curve 9360||Pearl 3G 9105|
|Curve 9380||Pearl 3G 9100|
HTC – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
HTC is hit the Canadian market more recently than the others. But they are already making an impact in the smart phone world. Although the earlier versions of HTC products tend to feel a bit cheap. Their newer phones can rival Samsung in terms of quality. The following HTC phones work on Mobilicity and Wind Mobile.
|HTC One S||HTC Sensation|
|HTC Sensation XE||HTC EVO 3D|
|HTC Google Nexus One||HTC Radar|
|HTC Amaze 4G||HTC Flyer|
|HTC Sensation 4G||HTC Magic|
|HTC Panache||HTC Dream|
Huawei – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
Huawei came almost out of nowhere. When Wind Mobile and Mobilicity first lauched in Canada, they came with some Huawei phones. These were targetted at budget concious consumers and bear minimum features. Huawei has continually improved it’s products and reliability. Give them another year and they will be up to part with the other manufacterers.
|Honor 2||Ascend P1|
|U8860 honor||Asecent P1S|
|Ascent D1||Ascent P1 Xl U9200E|
|Ascent P1 LET||Ascent D Quad|
|Asend D1 XL U9500E||Asence D Quad XL|
LG – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
LG has been around the market for a while and they release some decent phones. But as a newer player in the cell phone race, their products tend to be playing catch up. But if you’re looking for a quality phone, give LG a try. They produce some of the most reliable phones that work on Wind and Mobilicity.
|Nexus 4 E960||Optimus P970|
|Optimus 2X||Optimus 3D P920|
|Optimus L9 P769||DoublePlay|
|Optimus T||GS500 Cookie Plus|
|Optimus Chat C550|
Motorola – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
Motorola has been taking a beating lately from Apple and Samsung. Once a cell phone giant, they are now releasing targetted products. Hampered by quality issues, Motorola phones tend to pop up with issues on the Mobilicity and Wind Mobile network. Having said that, they do have some of the more affordable phones on the market.
|Motorola DEFY||Motorola ATRIX HD MB885|
Nokia – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
One of the former trail-blazers in the phone industry. Nokia was known for making some of the best quality phones. However, these days they are playing catch up as well with Samsung and Apple. Nokia has a large selection of phones that work on Wind and Mobilicity. There phones are competitively priced and have good signal range on the networks.
Samsung – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
Samsung has really made a name for themselves over the past few years. Dramatically improving quality of their products. Not only in the TV market but also in the cell phone industry. Consumers now come to expect Samsung to continually product quality products to link up with Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. Unfortunately they also have a confusing naming system (similar to Blackberrys). So when you go purchase any of these phones, make sure you are getting the exact models listed below. Some Samsung phones, such as the Galaxy SIII come in different versions and not all work on Wind or Mobilicity.
Sony – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
Sony has been around the market a long time. Although they make quality phones, they seem to be trying hard to find themselves. Loosing much of their customers to Apple and Samsung. The Sony Xperia line is their flagship phone. But these have been known to have short battery life.
|Sony Xperia T||Sony Xperia TX|
|Sony Xperia ion HSPA||Sony Xperia Acro HD SO-03D|
|Sony Xperia X10||Sony Ericsson TM506|
T-Mobile – Wind Mobile/Mobilicity Compatible Phones
T-Mobile doesn’t actually manufacture their own phones. But they do Brand some of the better phones from various manufacturers. A quick tip to figure out which phones work on Wind Mobile and Mobilicity is to check the T-Mobile site for the latest phones. Almost all of the T-Mobile phones, if unlocked, will work on Wind and Mobilicity.
Other phones that have phones that work on Wind and Mobilicity
|Meizu MX 4-Core|
|Asus Google Nexus 7 Cellular|
Sometimes you might want something bigger but still be able to use it as a phone in some ways. Check out some of the tablets that support Wind and Mobilicity.
|Blackberry 4G LTE Playbook||T-Mobile G-Slate|
|Blackberry Playbook 2012||Asus PadFone 2|
|T-Mobile Spring Board||Galaxy Tab T-mobile T849|
That’s it! Until next year, enjoy our ultimate list of phones that work for Wind Mobile, Mobilicity and even T-Mobile.