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    Default iPhone 5 factory unlocked?
    Would anybody know (insiders here) if the iPhone they would be selling today is unlocked? Thanks!

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    No, they are all carrier locked, factory unlocked 5's should be available by mid October.
    Last edited by blkcadi; 09-22-2012 at 04:34 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    No, they are all carrier locked, factory unlocked %'s should be available by mid October.
    Incorrect. The Verizon iPhone 5 is unlocked. You can even grab an AT&T nano SIM and put in it and it will work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tperry View Post
    Incorrect. The Verizon iPhone 5 is unlocked. You can even grab an AT&T nano SIM and put in it and it will work.
    Dont you have to sign up for Verizon to get one of those though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon View Post
    Dont you have to sign up for Verizon to get one of those though?
    Yes sir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    Yes sir.
    Wrong!!!
    You dont have to exactly sign up as long as you bought it on an account. So if you have a buddy that has a verizon account you could buy it under his name out right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon View Post
    Dont you have to sign up for Verizon to get one of those though?
    Uh, yeah. Can you just go into AT&T and just buy a phone without getting it activated? I don't know about going into an Apple store to do it (nearest one is over 2.5 hour drive from here).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cowboy View Post
    Wrong!!!
    You dont have to exactly sign up as long as you bought it on an account. So if you have a buddy that has a verizon account you could buy it under his name out right.
    So technically I was correct, but as you and 2K like to say, "there is a reach around" huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tperry View Post
    Uh, yeah. Can you just go into AT&T and just buy a phone without getting it activated? I don't know about going into an Apple store to do it (nearest one is over 2.5 hour drive from here).
    So do you not then see the issue with your suggestion if someone doesn't want to sing up with Verizon?
    Uh yeah....lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    So technically I was correct, but as you and 2K like to say, "there is a reach around" huh?
    Always a reach around

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    Unlocked Verizon iPhone 5

    I've seen that the Verizon iPhone 5 supposedly comes out the box unlocked & seen it working on AT&T but wanna know if it has SDVO capabilities. If it don't, there's no reason to go they all that trouble
    Last edited by nuesoul; 09-23-2012 at 04:05 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timz717 View Post
    Would anybody know (insiders here) if the iPhone they would be selling today is unlocked? Thanks!
    Yep, long as you buy it here in the UK....

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