iPhone 6s Now Available SIM-Free in Apple Online Store

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are now available SIM-free in Apple's online store, allowing potential customers to buy an unlocked iPhone with no carrier attached. The new option was first spotted by MacRumors forum member Ternary. On its website, Apple explains the differences between a regular iPhone and a SIM-free one.

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The SIM-free iPhone comes without a wireless contract commitment or carrier financing. It doesn’t come with a nano-SIM card for iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or iPhone 5s. And because it’s unlocked, it isn’t tied to one carrier, so you can get a nano-SIM from any supported carrier worldwide, such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, or Sprint in the United States.

Purchasing a SIM-free iPhone means that customers have to pay for the full price of the device upfront. It's ideal for customers who want to avoid multi-year commitments with carriers or for travelers who want to easily be able to switch to local carriers when traveling abroad. The SIM-free iPhone 6s is model A1633 while the iPhone 6s Plus is model A1634.

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JCrz Avatar
114 months ago
I'm waiting for the gluten-free model.
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leon44 Avatar
114 months ago
It wasn't already?? I don't understand America...
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duaneu Avatar
114 months ago
Early this year. Though it appears the sim free version still doesn't have band 30.
No, it is model 1633/1634, which has band 30.
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Textureboy Avatar
114 months ago
Didn't know SIM-free iphones were a new thing in the states now...

Coming from Canada I find that interesting.

However our phone plans suck; we pay $80 for 2GB.
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abhishake Avatar
114 months ago
Does anyone else feel like Macrumors has gotten soooooo boring. It's unreal.
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chriscrowlee Avatar
114 months ago
Does anyone else feel like Macrumors has gotten soooooo boring. It's unreal.
What do you want them to report on if there's no news to report on? Nothing? Personally I'd prefer to turn on and see a boring story on CNN rather than a blank screen on slow news days.

Unreal? Really? Hyperbole much?
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