Is my device 4G compatible?

Quick answer

To make things super simple, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular devices available in Australia that are 4G compatible. You'll also be able to check if your device is 4G compatible through the network settings area of your handset, your device manual or by completing a quick Google search.

How can I access 4G signals ?

To start enjoying superfast mobile internet and improved indoor coverage with amaysim on the Optus 4G Plus network, you’ll need to be in an area with area with 4G coverage and have a 4G enabled mobile device.

The Optus 4G Plus network uses the following frequencies to deliver a better mobile internet experience:

  • 700MHz;
  • 1800MHz;
  • 2100MHz; and
  • 2600MHz.

In particular, the 700MHz frequency has the advantage of providing better data speeds in indoor locations because it can penetrate further into buildings. To see which frequencies your device supports, check your device specifications in your device manual or by completing a quick Google search.

Can I use my 3G device on your 4G network?

Yes! If you're using a 3G compatible device, your device will simply select the strongest available signal in your area, which in most cases will be 3G. The key thing to remember is to ensure your device is unlocked.

Popular 4G handsets available in Australia

To make things super simple, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular handsets available in Australia that are 4G compatible.

If the phone your're planning to use is not included in this list, you can check if your device is 4G compatible through your device manual or by completing a quick Google search.

Apple
iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C

HTC
HTC One mini, HTC One, HTC One M8, HTC One SV, HTC One XL, HTC Velocity 4G, HTC Desire 816

Huawei
Huawei Ascend Y550 4G, Huawei P2

LG
LG G2, LG Optimus G, LG Optimus F5, LG G3 4G, LG F70

Motorola
Motorola Moto X, Motorola RAZR HD, Motorola RAZR M

Nokia
Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia Lumia 925, Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820

Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G, Samsung Galaxy Mega, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G, Samsung Galaxy S5 4G

Sony
Sony Xperia SP, Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Sony Xperia Z3 4G, Sony Xperia Z2

Alcatel
Alcatel Pop S3

Popular 4G tablets available in Australia

To make things super simple, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular tablets available in Australia that are 4G compatible.

If the tablet your're planning to use is not included in this list, you can check if your device is 4G compatible through your device manual or by completing a quick Google search.

Apple
iPad Air 2, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2

Samsung
Samsung Galaxy Tab A, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung Galaxy Tab E, Samsung Galaxy Tab S

HTC
HTC Nexus 9

Huawei
Huawei MediaPad X2, Huawei MediaPad X1

Lenovo
Lenovo Tab 3

Sony
Sony Xperia Z4, Sony Xperia Z3, Sony Xperia Z2

I have a 3G compatible device - will I be able to access the Optus 4G Plus network?

3G compatible devices will only be able to access the Optus 3G network. You can still use any of our amaysim mobile or data-only plans, however you’ll only have access to 3G data speeds.

To enjoy superfast mobile internet on the Optus 4G Plus network you’ll need to have an unlocked 4G compatible mobile device and be in an area with 4G coverage.

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