Question (Blackberry Bold to iPhone 4S)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by birthmark, May 22, 2012.

  1. birthmark macrumors member

    Apr 28, 2012
    Forgive my ignorance.

    If a friend of mine has an account with Verizon on a Blackberry Bold with an active contract and they wish to upgrade their Bold to an iPhone 4S are they given a new 2 year contract for the iPhone 4S or would it be on their existing contract?

    I ask this because I wanted to know if it is possible for me to pay them for the iPhone 4S after they purchase it at a contract price. They could then put their sim card back into their old phone and I could unlock the new iPhone without paying $600-$800.

  2. cyks macrumors 68020


    Jul 24, 2002
    Westchester County, NY
    Yes, it will extend their contract for an additional 2 years... so, unless your friend REALLY likes their current Blackberry, it'd be a bad move for them.
  3. CyBeRino macrumors 6502a

    Jun 18, 2011
    In either case, Verizon service on CDMA doesn't use SIM-cards and the way Verizon unlocks iPhones, it won't work with AT&T or T-Mobile.

    Best to just go to Apple and buy a phone at full price.

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