Factory Unlocked iPhone Questions
We receive many questions about the Factory Unlocked iPhone like; What is a Factory Unlocked iPhone? What is the different between an iPhone and a Factory Unlocked iPhone? and which one is better? Can i still jailbreak my factory unlocked iphone? If i update my firmware version do i lose my unlock feature on the factory unlocked iphone? If i jailbreak my factory unlocked iphone will is lose anything? How much does factory unlocked iphone cost? Where can i buy factory unlocked iphone? Will apple do international shipping on factory unlocked iphone? What are the countries that have factory unlocked iPhone?
In some countries there is certain laws and restrictions that does not allow Apple to sell iPhone and lock it to local cell phone service providers. These laws made Apple come out with an iPhone that known in the market as Factory Unlocked iPhone, or Officially Unlocked iPhone, which is not 100% true, because this iPhone is never been locked, it was manufactured by Apple without any SIM card restrictions so you can use it with any GSM SIM card worldwide.
One of the great things about this Factory Unlocked iPhone is that it does not matter how many times you update, upgrade or downgrade your firmware, it will still work with any SIM card worldwide, also you can still jailbreak this iPhone and you don’t have to worry about effecting the unlocking status of your factory unlocked iPhone. But besides the fact that this iPhone is NOT locked to any specific service provider, and you can use it worldwide without having to unlock it, it is exactly like the locked iPhone.
Factory Unlocked iPhone is better than a locked iPhone because of two reasons, one its already unlocked so you don’t have to worry about unlocking to use any sim card you like, and two you can upgrade your firmware version every time apple have a new version and your iphone will stay unlocked.
Below is a list of countries that sells Factory Unlocked iPhones:
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
If you go to the Apple store for those countries it will show you for much you can buy the Factory Unlocked iPhone, but there is couple of things that you need to know, Apple store will not ship international so if you really want to get a factory unlocked iphone you might need to find someone you know that lives in one of those countries to ship to and then they can ship it to you, another thing is that the Apple Store will limit you to 2 iPhones per customer, so you can’t make a business out of it. Soon we will be listing the links for all the apple stores for the above countries that sells iPhone Factory Unlock.
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