Confirming earlier rumors, unlocked iPhone 4 appeared in Apple store today. The new iPhone 4 is the GSM model, which means here in the U.S., AT&T or T-Mobile only. It arrives without a micro-SIM card, so you’ll need an active micro-SIM card from any supported GSM carrier worldwide. Yes, that means you can use it in other countries with local service providers which support GSM network.
The unlocked iPhone 4 is available contract-free. You dont have to sign complicated multi-year agreement. You can change carriers at any time, or even change from carrier to carrier as you travel overseas and back.
Here is the summary of how it all works:
- The unlocked iPhone 4 requires an active micro-SIM card that you obtain from a supported GSM wireless carrier.
- Simply insert the micro-SIM card into the slot on your iPhone
- Connect to your Mac or PC using the USB cable
- Launch iTunes on your computer to complete the setup.
This unlocked iPhone 4 can do everything what locked iPhone can and comes with equal set of features like FaceTime(video calling), Ratina display, HD video recording, 5MP camera etc. Its available in both black as well as white color and you can choose between 16GB and 32GB models. 16GB model will cost you $649 and 32GB, $749.