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The iPhone 4S Won\'t Be Sold Unlocked in the U.S. Until November

The iPhone 4S Won\'t Be Sold Unlocked in the U.S. Until November

Posted October 7, 2011 at 8:04am by iClarified · 19122 views
Apple won\'t sell an unlocked iPhone 4S in the U.S. until November, according to a notice posted on the online Apple Store.

The unlocked iPhone includes all the features of iPhone but without a contract commitment. You can activate and use it on the supported GSM wireless network of your choice, such as AT&T in the United States.* The unlocked iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S will not work with CDMA-based carriers such as Verizon Wireless or Sprint.

If you don’t want a multiyear service contract or if you prefer to use a local carrier when traveling abroad, the unlocked iPhone is the best choice. It arrives without a micro-SIM card, so you’ll need an active micro-SIM card from any supported GSM carrier worldwide. To start using it, simply insert the micro-SIM card into the slot on your iPhone and turn it on by pressing and holding the On/Off button for a few seconds. Then follow the onscreen instructions to set up your iPhone.


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Stupid Bob
Stupid Bob - October 8, 2011 at 3:15am
Oh cool man now we can spend $800 on a "unlocked" iPhone 4S instead of a Mac!!!! I'm all for it! (before criticizing, please look at username.)
Winski
Winski - October 7, 2011 at 4:43pm
Who\'s idiotic idea was this??? \"Unlock\" only so I can run it on ATT ?.....NOT.
ixaci
ixaci - October 7, 2011 at 7:28pm
its for people who does not want need to be in a contract and/or travel to other countries and avoid international roaming charges fool
Daniel
Daniel - October 7, 2011 at 9:31am
Only from apple.com? Can you buy it in the retail store?
Mackan
Mackan - October 7, 2011 at 8:30am
I live in the UK and they sell Unlocked Iphone 4s's from the apple store. just ordered my self one up.
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