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If the M8 doesn't have Wifi...

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    If the M8 doesn't have Wifi...

    I have been reading a few posts around here and differnent websites and there are mixed facts and opinions on the Meizu M8 having WiFi.
    As nothing is clear until CeBit, I would like to know if something would work.
    If the M8 did not have wifi, would you be able to use a Wifi SD card and configure the Windows Mobile OS to run the connection through that?
    I would also like to know if this would work for other portable devices such as the P168 or HiPhone (although I know modifications to their Operating Systems would be alot harder.
    Im not very experianced in the software side of things, but I see no problem when it comes to a SD wifi card and adapter.
    After all, to get wifi in a normal PDA/Smartphone, all it requires is internal hardware and software, right?

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    I'm almost 100% sure that it will have WiFi.

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    The global version will have WiFi. Something about regulations in China is causing a wifi software-locked device.

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    well anyways if it dosnt use the USB port and connect a wifi stick =), that might work or shud do because its windows ce after all

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    It will have Wi-Fi. Otherwise it just won't be able to compete, remember it's supposed to be better than the iPhone (and now it's gotta compete with other iPhone try hards).

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    Thank you all for replys.
    I sure hope that this thing does have WiFi as that is what is stopping me from buying a Hiphone etc.
    I will wait until it comes out, but if it is released without WiFi, I ain't going to be very happy.
    One other question, will a normal mobile phone (eg. SE Z550i) take a wifi sd card and connect through that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wildwillmott View Post
    Thank you all for replys.
    I sure hope that this thing does have WiFi as that is what is stopping me from buying a Hiphone etc.
    I will wait until it comes out, but if it is released without WiFi, I ain't going to be very happy.
    One other question, will a normal mobile phone (eg. SE Z550i) take a wifi sd card and connect through that?

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    The iPhone does have Wi-Fi.

    I have no idea wtf a wifi sd card is so can't help you there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skinny101 View Post
    The iPhone does have Wi-Fi.

    I have no idea wtf a wifi sd card is so can't help you there.
    He's talking about the HiPhone, not the iPhone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveMB93 View Post
    He's talking about the HiPhone, not the iPhone.
    Oh lol, i thought it was a typo. I've never heard of the HiPhone before. Just googled it now, what does the H stand for?

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    It is basiclly a software and minor hardware upgrade of the P168.
    It's also referred to as the P169.
    Any answers about the SD Wifi?

    Cheers.

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    The Meizu M8 isnt gonna have a SD-slot according to the specsheet, so no, you can't use a WiFi-SD-card in it. If it does have a SD-slot and doenst have wifi (which I highly doubt), than yes, you should be able to use a wifi-SD-card, but the M8 WILL have WiFi and most likely wont have a SD-card so the debate is rather pointless.

    Btw, could you please stop using bold all the time, it's annoying

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    How does the Wi-Fi card work? Does it have its own browser or would you have to use Internet Explorer?

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    You would have to use a internet explorer like internet explorer, firefox etc.. what it does basically is just enables you to connect to a router, wifi hotspot or w.e. Thats what a Wi-Fi card is supposed to do, just connect and transmit the data.

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    I've had a Spected WiFi-SD card like that. I had to connect through the card itself, and just edit your connectionsettings where it said "Network adapters". You just use all your apps you normally use for internet/Live messenger/etc, only connect with that card instead of the phone itself. The only main difference is that you cant use your SD-slot for storage and about 5mm sticking out of your phone (at least with the SD-version)

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    M8 come soon.

 

 

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