Will an Honor Play or Redmi Note 7 work well on AT&T's LTE bands?
I'm considering buying an Honor Play, a Redmi Note 7, or a Moto G7 for use on AT&T, mainly in Utah. I know the Moto G7 should get good reception, because it is compatible with just about every US LTE band. The other two SHOULD work, but they don't have every band AT&T uses. But, I think I'd get more bang for the buck if they did work well. They both better specs for the same amount of money.
My question is: Will Honor Play or Redmi Note 7 be missing out on a lot of coverage that the Moto G7 would pick up?
I found this article about bringing your own device to AT&T which states:
"To work on our network, your device has to operate on one of these GSM frequencies:
- 3G UMTS network - 850, 1900MHz bands
- 4G LTE network - AWS, 700, 850, 1900MHz bands"
I also found some info here about AT&T's bands:
There was a lot of discussion about subtleties of bands, too, which I don't think I fully understand. Is this info correct and complete?
Here's the 4G bands Honor Play uses, according to Amazon:
800(B20) / 850(B5) / 900(B8) / 1800(B3) / 2100(B1) / 2600(B7)
FrequencyCheck.com has a slightly different list:
B1 (2100), B3 (1800 +), B5 (850), B8 (900), B34 (TD 2000), B38 (TD 2600), B39 (TD 1900 +), B40 (TD 2300), B41 (TD 2500)
So, the Honor Play uses Band 5 850, which is on AT&T's list. It may also use B39 TD 1900+, but I'm not sure if that's an AT&T band or not.
The Redmi Note 7's bands, according to Amazon:
LTE band 1 (2100), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 7 (2600), 8 (900), 34 (2000), 38 (2600), 39 (1900), 40 (2300), 41 (2500)
And according to ebay:
4G: FDD LTE B3:1800/B1:2100/B7:2600/B5:850/B8:900MHz; TDD LTE B34:2100/B38:2600/B39:1900/B40:2300/B41:2555-2655MHz
So, the Note 7 uses band 5 850 and also band 39 1900. Is that the same as 39 TD 1900+? Is that sufficient to get good coverage and reception in the US? Peoples' reviews on Amazon suggest that both phones worked well on AT&T. Would it be a bad idea to get one of these phones? They're such a great deal, but not if I get bad reception!
Thanks for the help!