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Unlocked iPhones

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Unlocked Apple iPhone SE 2nd Gen 2020
iPhone SE 2nd Gen 2020 - Unlocked
$99 $399
Unlocked Apple iPhone 12
iPhone 12 - Unlocked
Unlocked Apple iPhone 8
iPhone 8 - Unlocked
$87 $449
Unlocked Apple iPhone 11
iPhone 11 - Unlocked
$199 $699
Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 Mini
iPhone 12 Mini - Unlocked

Unlocked Google

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Unlocked Google Pixel 6a
Pixel 6a - Unlocked
Unlocked Google Pixel 6
Pixel 6 - Unlocked
Unlocked Google Pixel 7 Pro
Pixel 7 Pro - Unlocked
Unlocked Google Pixel 5
Pixel 5 - Unlocked
Unlocked Google Pixel 7
Pixel 7 - Unlocked

Unlocked OnePlus

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Unlocked OnePlus 10 Pro
10 Pro - Unlocked
Unlocked OnePlus 5T
5T - Unlocked
Unlocked OnePlus 10T
10T - Unlocked
Unlocked OnePlus 11
11 - Unlocked
Unlocked OnePlus 5
5 - Unlocked

Unlocked Samsung

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Galaxy S22 Ultra - Unlocked
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10
Galaxy S10 - Unlocked
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 5G
Galaxy Z Flip4 5G - Unlocked
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10e
Galaxy S10e - Unlocked
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
Galaxy S20 FE 5G - Unlocked

Unlocked Phone FAQ

What is an unlocked phone?

An unlocked cell phone is an Android or iPhone that is not tied to a specific carrier. In other words, you can use an unlocked phone on any carrier that supports your specific device. And on most devices, this is as simple as popping in a new SIM card. In contrast, a (carrier) locked cell phone can only be used with the specific carrier it was purchased from — typically AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or an MVNO.

What does “Factory Unlocked” mean?

A factory unlocked phone is a special type of unlocked phone that comes unlocked from the factory. This means that as soon as you open up the box, you are free to insert whatever SIM card you would like — assuming the phone is compatible with your carrier’s network bands.

Can you put any SIM card into an unlocked phone?

Although most unlocked phones are compatible with any major US carrier, this isn’t necessarily the case. You should always double-check to make sure that the phone you’re buying supports your carrier’s network technology and specific bands and frequencies.

Should I buy an unlocked cell phone?

Yes. But with all the benefits to buying unlocked, you may be wondering if there are any drawbacks? Aside from the initially higher purchase price, there are no real downsides to buying an unlocked phone. They’re cheaper in the long run, they let you choose the right phone and plan for your specific needs, and they give you the flexibility and freedom you deserve.

Do you need to activate an unlocked cell phone?

You generally don’t have to activate an unlocked phone. Instead, all you have to do is put in your new SIM card. After installing the new SIM card, you can power on your device. After booting up, it may take 30 seconds or so to connect to your wireless network.

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