Need a cheap unlocked phone? Well, here you can find the best deals on unlocked phones available Today. However, first read few facts below to avoid common mistakes done while buying unlocked devices.
Planning to use unlocked phone on prepaid network? Unlocked phones can be used on prepaid Net10, Straight Talk and Simple Mobile. Some models can be used on AT&T or T-Mobile prepaid plans. First check with service provider about the model that you buy because not all of them are compatible with all services.
Unlocked phones cannot be used with CDMA carriers such as Verizon, Sprint, Metro PCS, Cricket, US Cellular, Virgin Mobile or Boost Mobile. CDMA devices do not support SIM cards.
Buying unlocked international versions of popular phones carries the risk that device may not support 3G / 4G frequencies on your service provider network and you may end up with 2G data speed.
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