On the SprintGurus.com forums Coal – one of the admins – seems to have had access to internal Sprint documents. Coal says there might be “2 release windows, one is around 6/7/09 – the other I cannot say much on”. This could match rumors from EverythingPre.com, who have been informed by an anonymous guy that [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong’
As of today Apple sells their new iPhone 3G factory unlocked in Hong Kong. The Apple Site explicitly says: “iPhone 3G purchased at the Apple Online Store can be activated with any wireless carrier.” Prices will vary from 5,400HK$ for the 8GB model (695US$ or 476€) and 6,200HK$ for the 16GB model (798US$ or 547€). [...]
[Update] Sep, 26th: News from Hong Kong added (details here) [Update] Aug, 25th: Apple’s list update included. Almost unnoticed on july, 11th 2008 Apple also published a list of carriers offering the iPhone. The interesting thing with this list is, it also contains information about the status of the SIM lock in specific countries. Apple’s [...]
It has been confirmed by early buyers from Hong Kong that the iPhone 3G is not SIM locked over there. However you need to sign a 24 months agreement with the carrier Hutchison Telecommunications to get hold of the iPhone and you need to activate in store.