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Bell APN settings for Sonim XP8

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Sonim XP8 is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Sonim XP8 follow below steps. Sonim XP8 maximum data transter speed with Bell is 300/51 Mbps while Sonim XP8 is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your Sonim XP8

Press on right top corner.

Name: Bell 2
APN: pda.bell.ca
Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
Port: 80
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMS proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS port: 80
MCC: 302
MNC: 610
Authentication type:
APN type:
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart Sonim XP8.

If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your XP8, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Sonim XP8.

Proxyblank
Portblank
MMS proxyblank
MMS portblank
APN typedefault,mms,dun,supl
Authentication typeNone
MVNO typegid
MVNO value3D

For Sonim XP8, when you type Bell APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Bell Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as pda.bell.ca and not as PDA.BELL.CA or Pda.bell.ca.

Bell MCC-MNC values

302-610

Sonim XP8 compatibility with Bell

Sonim XP8 is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Sonim XP8.

Explain Sonim XP8 compatibility with Bell

Bell 3G APN with Sonim XP8

Sonim XP8 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Sonim XP8

Sonim XP8 supports Bell 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Bell 4G on LTE Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Sonim XP8 with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Sonim XP8 with Bell, or the Bell network support on Sonim XP8 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Sonim XP8 and Bell network. Even Sonim XP8 is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Sonim XP8 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Sonim XP8 in their network, whether Sonim XP8 will work properly or not, in which bands Sonim XP8 will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Sonim XP8. To check if Sonim XP8 is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Sonim XP8 to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Sonim XP8 per LTE band

Band 2 1900 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 de 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Sonim XP8 network specifications

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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