Mobile phones in today’s market are an ever-expanding assortment of brands, operating systems and cellular service providers that offer customers choices that reflect their location, budget, personality and day-to-day purposes. Amongst the assortment are a category of mobile phones known as unlocked mobile phones. Unlocked devices offer customers a freedom of choice with their mobile phone that locked mobile phones can’t always offer.
Unlocked mobile phones are not bound to a specific cellular service provider, such as AT&T or Verizon. Unlocked mobile phones are available from various brands and come in various cellular frequency bands, such as GSM (SIM card required) and CDMA (no SIM card required). Many locked mobile phones available today have an unlocked version available, such as the Samsung Galaxy S III and its unlocked version the Samsung Galaxy S III I9300.
The advantage of owning an unlocked mobile phone is freedom of choice. Unlocked mobile phones can be used throughout the United States and internationally on a number of different cellular service providers. (This is why unlocked phones are especially useful and popular for people who frequently travel overseas.) They work with numerous no-contract providers that offer various price ranges and talk/text/data plan choices. Unlocked phones are produced by many manufacturers and are available with a variety of operating systems, such as Windows Phone, Android and BlackBerry. They also offer different models of mobile phones that many consumers might not be familiar with, such as the BlackBerry 9380 and the Samsung Galaxy Ace.
Best Buy offers an array of unlocked mobile phones, including some of today’s more popular devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note and the HTC One X. Click here to see all the unlocked mobile phones available through Best Buy.
Best Buy also offers no-contract cellular service providers that will work with unlocked mobile phones, such as T-Mobile, Net10 and H20 Wireless. Click here to see all the no-contract cellular providers for unlocked mobile phones that are available through Best Buy.
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