Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start, unlocked iPhone 4S arriving in November
It’s October 7th! Why the excitement, you might wonder? It’s iPhone 4S pre-order day, of course. You can reserve your black or white iPhone in three varieties, a 16GB, 32GB and 64GB one, and on three carriers - AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. All three carriers are now accepting pre-orders via their websites.
unlocked iPhone 4S could be activated with a micro SIM card on any GSM carrier and its main benefit is that you don’t get tied to a two-year plan. For that luxury, though, you’d have to pay the full, unsubsidized price of the handset running at $649 for the 16 gig model, $749 for the 32GB one and a whopping $849 for the 64GB version.But you already knew that. What you might have missed is that an unlocked version of the handset is also arriving in November. An
There’s a catch, though - Apple warns you that an unlocked iPhone 4S won’t work with CDMA carriers like Verizon and Sprint.
So who’d want to get the unlocked version? The most obvious guess is T-Mobile users, but there’s a catch there as well. On T-Mo, the iPhone will only work as a 2G-enabled device as the supported frequencies differ slightly.
Is anyone waiting for the SIM-free version? Hit the link below to pre-order yours now and let us know which one you picked in the comments below. Official sales of the iPhone 4S are kicking off on October 14th.