Which iPhone 5 to buy for use in China?

Phonzoxd

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May 28, 2013
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Helping a neighbor who doesnt know English help buy his son in China an iphone 5.

Which would be the best one to get?

Verizon? ATT?
 

Mrbobb

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Aug 27, 2012
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Most importantly an UNSUBSIDIZED phone else u will be paying for it here in the States for the next 2 years.

The question should be answered by knowing what Chinese carrier is desired, that will dictate CMDA or GSM.
 

codyst

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Nov 18, 2008
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Most importantly an UNSUBSIDIZED phone else u will be paying for it here in the States for the next 2 years.

The question should be answered by knowing what Chinese carrier is desired, that will dictate CMDA or GSM.
Purchasing unlocked is typically unsubsidized.