Tag Archive: Unlocked


OnePlus is no longer selling the unlocked 7T, just the T-Mobile version

The Snapdragon 855 phone is currently $ 100 off, though.

What you need to know OnePlus has stopped listing the unlocked OnePlus 7T on its online U.S. store. Instead, the only version that’s available now is the T-Mobile variant. It’s unclear if the change is permanent or temporary.

OnePlus’ excellent 7T may not be the company’s latest and greatest, but currently available at $ 499 for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, all of it paired with a  [Read More…]

This unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10+ deal could save you $270 right now

Getting your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ just became much more affordable thanks to the latest sale at Daily Steals. Right now the unlocked 128GB Samsung Galaxy S10+ is on sale in New/Open Box condition for just $ 579.99 when you use promo code THRIFTERS10 during checkout. You’ll even score free shipping with the purchase, along with a one-year warranty.

While these devices have open-box packaging, they’re still new; that’s quite a discount for unsealed packaging. The factory unlocked  [Read More…]

The unlocked OnePlus 8 now works on Verizon — here’s what you need to know

Bring your own device.

What you need to know The unlocked variants of the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now supported on Verizon’s network. You can switch over to the carrier’s network via its Bring Your Own Device program. The process was actually fast-tracked compared to OnePlus’ initial estimate of June.

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro owners rejoice! Your unlocked phone can finally be connected to Verizon’s network, officially and without breaking anything. The news comes  [Read More…]

Galaxy A51 now available unlocked in the U.S. with free Galaxy Buds

The entire package will set you back just $ 400.

What you need to know The Galaxy A51 is Samsung’s latest value flagship to hit the scene. As of May 4, the phone is now available for purchase unlocked in the United States. It was previously limited to select carriers in the country.

Samsung took the mid-range smartphone market by storm last year with its impressive Galaxy A50 handset — a phone that struck an excellent balance  [Read More…]

Should you buy a OnePlus 8 unlocked or from a carrier?

Best answer: Most people should buy their OnePlus 8 unlocked. You get the most options in terms of the multiple color and storage choices, and you can deal directly with OnePlus for warranty, support and updates. The only reason to buy from a carrier is if you’re on Verizon, because that’s the only way you can get Verizon 5G.

Unlocked is best: OnePlus 8 ($ 700 at OnePlus) For Verizon fans: OnePlus 8 ($ 800 at Verizon)  [Read More…]

Unlocked Galaxy S10 now getting the stable Android 10 update in the U.S.

Samsung usually rolls out major updates for the unlocked versions of its phones in the U.S. several weeks after the carrier-locked versions.

What you need to know Samsung has released the stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update for unlocked Galaxy S10 models in the U.S. The update brings several new features such as gesture-based navigation, system-wide dark mode, and One UI 2.0 improvements. It weighs in at 2.1GB in terms of size and includes the December  [Read More…]

Pre-order an unlocked Galaxy A50 in the U.S. and get a Galaxy Fit for free

Unlocked Galaxy A50 is now up for pre-order in the U.S. alongside the Galaxy A20 and A10e.

What you need to know The Galaxy A50, A20, and A10e are now available unlocked for $ 349, $ 249, and $ 179, respectively. Customers picking up the unlocked Galaxy A50 on Amazon will get a Galaxy Fit for free. The Tab S6 is going on sale today for $ 649, and all orders through September 22 will be eligible  [Read More…]

Wi-Fi calling is amazing, awesome, and elusive for unlocked Android users

Metal roofs, thick walls, and dead zones; things an Android user with Wi-Fi shouldn’t have to care about.

I did not expect to still be using the Google Pixel 3a. I thought I would transfer back to the Galaxy S10 when the 3a got added to the Android Q Beta in June, but here I am, still using a Beta phone as my daily driver. If I’m being perfectly honest, I’d like to go back to the  [Read More…]

The compact Palm Phone is now available unlocked

It can be pre-ordered for $ 350 and comes with a free leather case and lanyard.

What you need to know The Palm Phone is now available unlocked. It can be pre-ordered on Palm’s website for $ 350 and includes a free leather case and lanyard. Originally, it was only available on Verizon.

The tiny Palm Phone is now available for pre-order unlocked. Previously, if you wanted to get your hands on one you had to be  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3a is the best selling unlocked phone on Amazon in the U.S.

The second most popular is the Samsung Galaxy A10.

What you need to know The Pixel 3a is the best selling unlocked phone on Amazon in America. Other brands in the top ten include Samsung, BLU, Xiaomi, and renewed Apple phones. Sales for flagships have been declining while sales for entry-level and mid-range phones have been steady.

Google appears to have a hit on its hands, that’s if the Amazon store ranking is anything to go by.  [Read More…]