You Can Now Pick Up An Unlocked iPhone 6

You Can Now Pick Up An Unlocked iPhone 6

If you sat out the iPhone 6 launch in favor of an unlocked one then you are in luck. The waitis over as Apple is releasing the phone with no contract or SIM card for U.S-based customers.

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Apple news site 9to5 Mac picked up on the unlocked iPhone 6 which is hitting store and online shelves at $649 for the original and $749 for the iPhone 6 Plus. The new purchasing option is sure to draw in a number of users who really prefer to be free of carriers or specific carriers on restrictive contracts.

To activate conventional phone services users will require a SIM card from a carrier. Instead of being locked into a two year deal with say AT&T or T-Mobile, users will have a good deal of flexibility in choosing their carrier and keeping their phone without going through the process of trading in their phone or buying another phone linked to a carrier.

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit shelves back in September with 10 million moved on launch. The phone resulted in Apple picking up 40 percent of the smartphone market in several major markets combined.

Starting with Kabir News in 2013, James has focused on tech, gaming, and entertainment. When not writing, he enjoys catching up on sci-fi and horror shows and comics. He can be followed on Twitter @MetalSwift.

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