It's official: Apple is now selling an unlocked GSM iPhone 4, prices start from $649
0. phoneArena 14 Jun 2011, 05:32 posted on
An unlocked iPhone 4 officially going on sale at Apple in the US? Might have sounded like just a rumor yesterday, but today that's already a reality. Apple has launched sales of an unlocked GSM version of the iPhone 4 at its online store…
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1. mark (unregistered)
Victor, $199 is the 2-yr. agreement price for the iPhone 4. It's $599 w/o agreement.
2. box (unregistered)
Actually it is $649 full-price for the 16GB model: apple raised the prices in (I believe) February
3. mark (unregistered)
Sorry, "Box", but that is incorrect. Geez, at least google something before you try and act like you know what you're talking about...
6. aricept (Posts: 4; Member since: 17 Jul 2010)
I am an AT&T employee, and box is correct. The no-commitment price was increased by $50 earlier this year and matches the prices for these unlocked models.
Also, the cost for buying a subsidized model is more complicated than just $199 + $325. You will also be responsible for the $36 activation fee and the first month of service, as the account can only be cancelled within the first 30 days with the return of equipment. So, minimum, 199+325+36+39.99 (voice)+15(data) = 614.99 + taxes. You do come out a little ahead.
9. Victor.H (Posts: 409; Member since: 27 May 2011)
Thanks for mentioning the activation and service fee, aricept! We've factored those in and updated the article.
7. TreyTreyTaylor (Posts: 298; Member since: 21 Dec 2010)
Who? WHO for the love of God i ask you are these tards paying $650 for a unlocked 16gb iphone 4. It's crazy as hell but you know what, they'll sell millions.
8. JTMoney (unregistered)
Suggesting someone would be "better off" by submit to a credit check, wasting a sales reps time and costing him or her commission by signing up for a 2 yr contract then deactivating service within the first month just to save a few dollars on a phone is unethical and irresponsible journalism Victor H.
11. Scourge (Posts: 11; Member since: 27 May 2011)
Reps dont make commission on iphones. I know I dont care if an iphone deactivates. Not affecting me at all.. wooo a $7 chargeback. I probably would make more on the comission from the accessories I would put out with it. Big Deal.
10. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)
HUGE waste of money for last year's outdated tech!!
12. Taylor0333 (unregistered)
soo , if i buy a unlocked iphone 4 & can it go with metro pcs ?