Apple starts selling SIM-free iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units

Apple starts selling SIM-free iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units
So, the iPhone 6 sales are starting to slow down a bit, which is expected, as the market gets saturated, and demand started to even out with supply. Cupertinians figured that this would be the perfect time to start selling its new handsets SIM-free, which may be something that a lot of users have been holding out for so far.

Since the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched back in September, the only way one could buy one of the new Apple handsets in the US was by either signing / renewing a contract with AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint, which would naturally mean that the iPhone would be locked to the respective network, or grab an unlocked handset, but with a T-Mobile card inside. While the latter is not a major inconvenience for the ones who crave a larger-screened iOS handheld, some customers would certainly rather not bother.

Well, you can now buy a SIM-free iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus directly from Apple, and the prices are the same as they were with the T-Mo unlocked variants:

16 GB64 GB128 GB
iPhone 6$649$749$849
iPhone 6 Plus$749$849$949


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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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13 Comments

1. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

SIM free means unlocked right?

4. bambamboogy02

Posts: 834; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Yes it does.

2. dufis

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 27, 2014

good for bending :)

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What an old played out boring comment. Learn some new material.

9. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

if you apply enough force to any mass with large surface area, anything bends. i'm sure the note 4 or nexus 6 would bend too, though not as easily since their backs are curved. but no one is stupid enough to test it on their on devices. if you are willing to give me your phone i can prove it to you

10. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

"but no one is stupid enough to test it on their on devices." Tell that to the iTards that tried it.

12. adecvat

Posts: 626; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

HTC one is bending much easier.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

The funny thing are charging $949 for a phone and will getaway with it.

5. bambamboogy02

Posts: 834; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

And people will pay, I draw the line at $650-$700 for a device at full retail value. I can not see spending close to $1000 for a phone, much less a tablet. That's insane.

6. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Yeah, I'd rather buy some new hardware for my desktop at those prices. Personally, I'd never pay for any phone over $400. I usually stick to my phone until I see a better alternative at a sub-$400 price, usually a previous flagship. So I'm always one or two flagship generations behind, which I don't really mind.

11. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

If the device had features that spoke to me and the value was there, I would pay upwards of $1000 for a phone, but it would have to basically be my perfect vision of a phone, no compromises. I would (hypothetically, assuming I would buy an iTrinket) pay $400 TOPS for an iphone, because to me that is about what they are worth, comparatively speaking.

8. zeljonsu

Posts: 22; Member since: May 24, 2012

I thought these are going replace the iPod touch... hahahaha! :D

13. RagingCalm

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

What I have been doing for a few years when I want an unlocked GSM phone is just buying the Verizon version of the iPhone from the Apple store. The FCC mandate that Verizon must leave the GSM side unlocked. You get way more bands than the GSM unlocked version and it generally costs the same. I carry a Verizon and T-Mobile SIM so this works perfect for me.

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