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Hi I was just wondering if there was a difference between an unlocked cdma version and unlocked gsm in terms of jailbreaking and the abilities either may or may not...
10-24-2012, 01:49 PM #1Difference between Unlocked GSM and Unlocked CDMA?
Hi I was just wondering if there was a difference between an unlocked cdma version and unlocked gsm in terms of jailbreaking and the abilities either may or may not have. I'm buying an iphone 5 and can't decide to either buy it unlocked from apple GSM or unlocked from my friend with sprint.
10-24-2012, 02:12 PM #2
What LTE networks the phone will work with depends on what kind of iPhone you get--the unlocked iPhone from outside of North America and the Sprint iPhone will work on a different set of LTE networks than the GSM iPhone sold in North America. These two types of phones (North America GSM only versus the CDMA and Global GSM) are also two separate models of phones that are nearly identical and will probably be jailbroken at the same time.
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10-24-2012, 02:32 PM #3
10-24-2012, 07:52 PM #4
Any GSM phone.
10-25-2012, 01:16 AM #5
Assuming you mean T-Mobile UK (Everything Everywhere) or the German T-Mobile (or any other T-Mobile): go for the A1429 (CDMA/Global GSM) model: more likely than not, it'll be compatible with their LTE bands.