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Unlocked Iphones in Singapore

Postby nms1 » Fri, 29 May 2009 2:43 am

Hi
Is it possible to buy an unlocked Iphone in Singapore?
If yes, whats the price for a 16gb 3g at the moment?

Thx, George

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 29 May 2009 12:29 pm

You can only buy the phone from Singtel with one of their contracts.

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Re: Unlocked Iphones in Singapore

Postby Dealer » Fri, 29 May 2009 12:46 pm

nms1 wrote:Hi
Is it possible to buy an unlocked Iphone in Singapore?
If yes, whats the price for a 16gb 3g at the moment?

Thx, George

The first iPhone can be unlocked fully but it is not compatable with any network here in Singapore. The 3G phone can be 'jailbreaked' to work on other networks [http://www.the-iphone-unlock.com/?gclid=CMuno9Db4JoCFQIPewodIHedCA]
It does work if you read and follow the instruction but if you decide to do this and it wrecks the phone I ain't at fault! :wink:

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Postby nms1 » Fri, 29 May 2009 5:06 pm

Thx for your answers... So there is no way to buy a legal UNLOCKED iphone in SG? :(

Does anyone knows may be how it is in thailand? I've heard that they are selling them unlocked?!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 29 May 2009 5:52 pm

I know a person who bought an I-phone in Hong Kong and bought a Starhub SIM card and data plan for it. Starhub seems to have much better data plans.

But Singtel is the exclusive distributor for I-phone in Singapore.

Don't know what you might find in Bangkok or even KL.

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Postby easy2findme » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 5:07 pm

nms1 wrote:Thx for your answers... So there is no way to buy a legal UNLOCKED iphone in SG? :(

Does anyone knows may be how it is in thailand? I've heard that they are selling them unlocked?!


It is also not legal unlocked in Thailand. Basically you still do not have warranty. If you stay in Singapore for most of the year, it is better to buy one from here. Some shops might try to help you fix the software issues that may arise albeit for a small fee. If it spoils here and you bought it in Thailand, there goes your $800+

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Postby durain » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 5:38 pm

if you want a legally unlocked iPhone (sim free), the only place i know where you can get them are in the airport duty free.


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