Unlocked for international use?

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  1. fruitninja, Sep 14, 2015
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2015

    fruitninja macrumors regular

    fruitninja

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    If I buy this, will it be unlocked for international travel?

    http://www.amazon.com/Apple-iPhone-MD440LL-Smartphone-Refurbished/dp/B00YV051EU

    What's a good price for an unlocked 4, preferably refurbished, in excellent condition these days?

    It's no problem if it's locked to a US carrier, I would use it internationally as a cheap secondary phone / cheap iPod Touch replacement for music, nothing fancy.

    Is the latest released iOS 7 of acceptable speed on iPhone 4 at least?
     
  2. AlliFlowers Contributor

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    It specifically says Locked to Verizon, so you will not be able to use it internationaly.
     
  3. fruitninja thread starter macrumors regular

    fruitninja

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    Only as a cheap, old, iPod Touch. Thanks, though!
     
  4. pika2000 macrumors 68030

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    Verizon iPhone 4 is CDMA only. It does not have GSM radio anyway.
     
  5. Shadowbech macrumors 68040

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    I believe that the verizon iPhone 4 model does not have a sim card slot (While the 4S does), so you would need an account with verizon in order to activate the iPhone.
     
  6. mrkramer macrumors 603

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    If you don't want to use it as a phone it should work, I don't think apple still requires cell service to use it as an iPod. But you'd be much happier with an actual iPod touch and they aren't that expensive.
     
  7. fruitninja thread starter macrumors regular

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    $75 vs. $200. Sure, the Touch is a nice device, but I can't justify its price for what I's use it, vs iPhone 4.
     

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