$800 Gets You a Never-Locked Overseas iPhone From Buy.com

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Buy.com seems to be buying iPhones from foreign countries where it hasn't been locked down to a specific carrier, then selling them in the US for $800.

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The sales description says that these phones work fine with software updates—something software unlocks don't—but your instructions may come in a language that's not English. That's a small price to pay for an unlocked iPhone. A big price to pay? $800. [Buy via 9to5Mac]

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michaelcrider
Michael Crider

Buy.com obviously feels that people are willing to pay $800 for a no-strings-attached iPhone. There's a message that Apple should take away from this, and that is that PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO PAY FOR A NO-STRINGS ATTACHED IPHONE.