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Old Sep 24, 2012, 05:09 PM   #1
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Post Are Sprint iPhone 5 non contract unlocked like Verizon?

I bought a black Sprint iPhone 5 for a friend for overseas and he wanted an unlocked iPhone 5. Are the Sprint iPhone 5s unlocked too? If not I have to return it and wait for either a Verizon or AT&T version at the Apple Store. Thanks in advance.
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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No, as already stated in the article on the front page.
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 05:57 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. Just read the Verizon article. I'm going to return for AT&T or Verizon model.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:35 AM   #4
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iPhone 5 Sprint Unlocked

iPhones that were bouth without a contract in an Apple Store, but has the Sprint SIM-card in it, is not locked to Sprint. Eaven though the recipe says that.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:41 AM   #5
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Thanks for the reply. Just read the Verizon article. I'm going to return for AT&T or Verizon model.
You're missing stats on your microwave, car and batting average in your signature.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:44 AM   #6
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Get a Verizon iPhone if you plan to use it overseas or don't care about (or not in ATT LTE area for the foreseeable future).

The Verizon iPhone 5 is the most flexible iPhone to have. You can use it on Verizon's network (with LTE).

You can use it on ATT's HSPA network
You can use it on T-mobile's soon to be reframed 1900 mhz 3g/HSPA network
You can use it on Straight Talk/H20 etc

You can take it overseas to use on foreign carriers since it's unlocked.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:18 PM   #7
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You're missing stats on your microwave, car and batting average in your signature.
Wow you're so insightful. Anything else to say? Don't need a microwave, Mercedes, and don't play baseball. What about you?
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Wow you're so insightful. Anything else to say? Don't need a microwave, Mercedes, and don't play baseball. What about you?
Yea, why do you have both a kindle and an ipad3?
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 11:14 PM   #9
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Yea, why do you have both a kindle and an ipad3?
Why not? iPad Retina is a tablet and the Kindle Touch is an e-reader. Two different purposes for me. Plus I get Amazon special offers on it.
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Why not? iPad Retina is a tablet and the Kindle Touch is an e-reader. Two different purposes for me. Plus I get Amazon special offers on it.
Seriously dude...
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Yea, why do you have both a kindle and an ipad3?
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Seriously dude...
I also have a kindle and iPad. The iPad is more of a multimedia device and the kindle is more of a book reader. while the iPad can read books, you can also argue that you can read books on your computer. Not the same though.
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 12:28 AM   #12
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I also have a kindle and iPad. The iPad is more of a multimedia device and the kindle is more of a book reader. while the iPad can read books, you can also argue that you can read books on your computer. Not the same though.
Agreed. Although I kind of want the newest Kindle. I can't justify it. If people actually used both they would know the difference instead making an assumption. I will probably pick up a Nexus 7 or Amazon Kindle HD though to play with. At $200 it's a good price point.
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Nah, there's no justifying it other than money to burn. must be nice...
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Nah, there's no justifying it other than money to burn. must be nice...
He can do whatever he wants to with his money, I don't see anyone telling you how to spend yours. It's a $100 device, its not a lot money to "throw around".

I have a kindle and an iPad 2, go to a park or the beach in south Florida and read on both, then you'll know why I have both.
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I went to the Sprint store today and was told that you can unlock the iPhone on it's network after 30 days...
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I went to the Sprint store today and was told that you can unlock the iPhone on it's network after 30 days...
Only for outside the US with international gsm carriers.
It will never work in the US with any other network besides Sprint.
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I went to the Sprint store today and was told that you can unlock the iPhone on it's network after 30 days...
No need to wait 30 days if you contact me.
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No need to wait 30 days if you contact me.
For $145?
Damn
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For $145?
Damn
Could be cheaper for you, actually
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Could be cheaper for you, actually
If I come across any Sprint i5 I'll let you know.
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