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Old Nov 28, 2012, 06:34 PM   #1
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How much is a brand new factory unlocked iPhone 4S?

How much would a brand new factory unlocked iPhone 4S cost me?


I'd also like to know: if I purchase a factory unlocked iPhone 4S and utilize T-Mobile's HSPA+ network, would I be able to access other carrier's networks in the future with that factory unlocked device?

For example, I purchase a factory unlocked iPhone 4S, use it for a year with T-Mobile, but then switch carriers (ATT, VZ, SPRNT) would that device be compatible with the other carrier's networks as well? Or would I only be able to tap into their networks with their specific phones they offer via contract?
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 06:36 PM   #2
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You wouldn't be able to use it on any CDMA network, such as Sprint or VZW, but AT&T, Straight Talk, and other GSM networks will work.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 07:47 PM   #3
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Apple has it, EVERYDAY. 16GB $549. It states it can only be used on GSM.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 08:38 PM   #4
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Apple has it, EVERYDAY. 16GB $549. It states it can only be used on GSM.
Aren't there cheaper prices than what Apple sells factory unlocks for, though? I don't know anyone who buys directly from Apple for factory unlocked devices since they're so overpriced.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 09:09 PM   #5
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Aren't there cheaper prices than what Apple sells factory unlocks for, though? I don't know anyone who buys directly from Apple for factory unlocked devices since they're so overpriced.

If u find it u let me know because I've been looking.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 09:12 PM   #6
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Aren't there cheaper prices than what Apple sells factory unlocks for, though? I don't know anyone who buys directly from Apple for factory unlocked devices since they're so overpriced.
You dont know anyone that buys from apple?
No such thing as cheaper.
The only way you will find it cheaper is if its sold as refurbished or if you buy one used.
If you want a brand new 16GB 4S full price its $550 plus tax.
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You dont know anyone that buys from apple?
No such thing as cheaper.
The only way you will find it cheaper is if its sold as refurbished or if you buy one used.
If you want a brand new 16GB 4S full price its $550 plus tax.
Amazon?
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Amazon?
Used.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 09:49 PM   #9
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Aren't there cheaper prices than what Apple sells factory unlocks for, though? I don't know anyone who buys directly from Apple for factory unlocked devices since they're so overpriced.
eBay or Craigslist used ones.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 11:32 PM   #10
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eBay or Craigslist used ones.
NEW people, this thread is about a NEW, in its retail packaging, full warranty, no contract, no locked to any carrier phone.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 02:14 AM   #11
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NEW people, this thread is about a NEW, in its retail packaging, full warranty, no contract, no locked to any carrier phone.
yep ebay has them.
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