Neowin News Feed for: Unlocked Neowin News Feed for: Unlocked en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 LG will not sell an unlocked variant of the Velvet in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>LG began selling the Velvet smartphone in the U.S. today through AT&amp;T, with Verizon and T-Mobile versions due later this summer. However, the firm will not sell an unlocked version in the U.S. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 22 Jul 2020 19:16:01 +0000 Techbargains: PowerEdge T30 Server just $309, Intel Core i7-8700K only $354.99 and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s TechBargain bumper list of discount links you can get an amazing deal on a Dell PowerEdge T30 Xeon server at more than half off. There are also some great deals on TVs and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:02:01 +0000 Huawei confirms it is not launching Mate 10 Pro via U.S. carriers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite confirming earlier, Huawei has revealed that the Mate 10 Pro won&#039;t be coming to any U.S. carriers, but will be sold unlocked through retail channels instead, perhaps due to failed negotiation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:30:01 +0000 LG V30 now available as an unlocked variant in the United States <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you were holding out all of these months for an unlocked variant of the LG V30, your time has now arrived. The handset is now available in the United States and will cost $819.99. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sun, 03 Dec 2017 23:22:01 +0000 Samsung's Galaxy J3 and Galaxy J7 arriving unlocked in the US on July 28 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced the release of the unlocked variants of the Galaxy J3 and Galaxy J7 in the United States on July 28. The handsets will arrive with a different design from their EU counterparts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:28:01 +0000 Best Buy offering $200 gift card with purchase of an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you were looking for a promotion on Samsung&#039;s Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, a $200 gift card might be the perfect incentive to make that purchase. The promo applies to unlocked models at Best Buy. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 30 Jun 2017 23:20:01 +0000 Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge handsets in the US now receiving Android 7.0 Nougat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Having trailed carrier rollouts of the OS upgrade, it appears that Android 7.0 Nougat is finally being made available to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 handsets in the US as an over-the-air update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 09 May 2017 10:04:01 +0000 Samsung's unlocked variants of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are now available for pre-order <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you were holding out for the unlocked variant of the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you&#039;re in luck, as the pre-order process for both handsets has now begun. The phones are expected to ship in May. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:46:01 +0000 Unlocked Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 can now be purchased for a heavily discounted $284 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A few days ago we reported on a lukewarm deal for the unlocked variant of Alcatel&#039;s Idol 4S, it now appears that something better has come along with a huge discount that sees the phone drop to $284. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 15 Apr 2017 04:04:01 +0000 Unlocked Moto Z gets discounted to $449.99 in the US <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve been eyeing a chance to purchase the Moto Z, now would be the perfect time. The handset has received a deep discount on two reputable sites and might even come with some extras. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:24:01 +0000 Samsung's January security patch is now rolling out to the Galaxy S6 edge+ in the EU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A couple weeks ago, Google announced its latest security update for Android. If you own an unlocked variant of the Galaxy S6 edge+ that was purchased in the EU, the update is now available. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:24:01 +0000 Microsoft slashes $100 off unlocked Lumia 950, now available for $449 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While AT&amp;T charges $598.99 for the Lumia 950, Microsoft has been offering the high-end Windows 10 Mobile handset for $549 unlocked - but it&#039;s now reduced its price by 22%, bringing it down to $449. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:52:01 +0000 Microsoft's unlocked Lumia 640 XL is currently available with $50 off <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The unlocked version of the Lumia 640 XL - Microsoft&#039;s supersized lower-mid-range Windows Phone - is usually priced at $299, but it&#039;s available with $50 off its regular price until January 3. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:06:01 +0000 Oppo R7 Plus updated to include 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Oppo has updated their R7 Plus handset to offer more RAM and storage space. The new handset will launch later this month and offer 4GB and 64GB of storage. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:50:01 +0000 Microsoft confirms delay to launch of unlocked Surface 3 4G LTE <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Surface 3 (4G LTE) went on sale via AT&amp;T in July - but with its promised August release date for the unlocked model having passed, Microsoft has now updated its launch plans with new dates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:22:01 +0000 Unlocked Skylake-K processors heading to laptops <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At IDF 2015, Intel announced that it is expanding overclocking to laptops with its next-generation processor family, Skylake. Some manufacturers are already building prototypes to demo the new chip. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:22:01 +0000 Microsoft finally starts selling Lumia 535 in the US; too little too late? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite being unveiled late last year, the Lumia 535 has only now become available in the US through official Microsoft stores. The device is a capable, affordable handset, but probably too late. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 04 Jun 2015 08:12:01 +0000 Amazon's plan to give away paid apps for free leaked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a latest leak, Amazon is testing a new &quot;unlocked&quot; feature on its Appstore to give away paid apps as well as the in-app purchases in freemium apps for free on Android. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:52:01 +0000 HTC One M8 gets Android 5.0 update, starting with Developer and Unlocked editions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HTC has begun rolling out the Lollipop update to Developer and Unlocked versions of its One M8 flagship, but says that the update is still &quot;going through the certification process&quot; for the One M7. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:46:01 +0000 Apple begins selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus SIM-free in the US, from $649 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has started selling unlocked SIM-free versions of its larger iPhones in the US, with prices starting at $649 for the 16GB iPhone 6, rising to $949 for the range-topping 128GB iPhone 6 Plus. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:02:01 +0000 Three UK confirms that every phone it sells is now unlocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/999460160three.png" alt="" /></div>Three UK says that every phone it sells, both on contract and PAYG, is now unlocked, rather than being restricted to its network, and existing customers can get their Three handsets unlocked free. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:09:42 +0000 Apple to sell unlocked iPhones tonight in the US? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/839659617iphone5_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple may start to sell unlocked iPhone 5 devices to US consumers as early as 9PM tonight according to retail sources. They also may be planning to offer the unlocked device in store. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stephen Robinson) Fri, 30 Nov 2012 01:42:11 +0000 T-Mobile tries to get more users that have unlocked iPhones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/356549046tmob.png" alt="" /></div>In an unusual move, T-Mobile will launch a marketing campaign later this week that is aiming to bring in people with unlocked iPhones to come and use its network. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:33:32 +0000 Verizon offers an unlocked Galaxy S3... For a price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/807528784gs3_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Samsung Galaxy S3 has an unlocked bootloader on all carriers except Verizon. Today the company announced that they will sell the &quot;Developer Edition&quot; of the GS3 that is unlocked. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Wed, 11 Jul 2012 06:39:20 +0000 Google selling unlocked Galaxy Nexus for $399 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is now selling an unlocked Galaxy Nexus smartphone on its web site for $399. The smartphone will work on GSM / HSPA+ 21 wireless networks such as AT&amp;T and T-Mobile. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:34:47 +0000 Unlocked iPhone 4S coming to the US in November <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/248064850att-death-star.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you don&#039;t want to be stuck with a two year contract when you buy a new iPhone 4S, and you don&#039;t mind being stuck with a GSM phone, you can get an unlocked iPhone 4S in November. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 07 Oct 2011 15:42:26 +0000 Rumor: Unlocked iPhone coming to US Apple stores on Wednesday? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/83897906fa.jpg" alt="" /></div>People waiting to get an iPhone that is unburdened with a specific wireless carrier in the US could soon get their wish. Venture Beat reports that the Twitter user known as &quot;Chronic&quot; has stated that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 13 Jun 2011 15:38:00 +0000 Google to sell unlocked Nexus One to registered developers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10599022752692799083-phone_shell.png" alt="" /></div>After Google closed the doors on its Nexus One retail venture, the critically acclaimed but financially underwhelming phone is being resurrected phoenix-style as an unlocked handset for direct sale to registered developers, according to the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Thu, 05 Aug 2010 18:56:41 +0000 iPhone 4 to come unlocked in Canada this Friday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/246762641iphone.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple is set to release the iPhone 4 this Friday in 17 more countries including Canada. The iPhone 4 will be available in Canada and other parts of the world unlocked for use with any... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Tue, 27 Jul 2010 16:31:08 +0000 iPhone dev team confirm 3G iPhone unlocked for all networks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/630383334ag.jpg" alt="" /></div>The unofficial iPhone dev team have confirmed moments ago that they have completed an iPhone 3G unlock and are currently packaging a user-friendly application with the simplicity that you see in other applications from the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 16 Dec 2008 12:23:18 +0000 Latest iPhone firmware unlocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest version of the firmware for Apple's iPhone has fallen to hackers less than a week after its release. Two hackers working separately have both succeeded in jailbreaking version 1.1.3 of the firmware, iPhone... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 22 Jan 2008 11:34:45 +0000 T-Mobile will sell unlocked iPhone in Germany <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>T-Mobile said Wednesday that it will sell the iPhone in Germany without a contract, complying with a court injunction against it. In addition, it will unlock any phone bought since November 19 -- the date... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 22 Nov 2007 11:11:40 +0000 Apple: a Quarter Million iPhones are Unlocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>During Apple's fourth-quarter fiscal 2007 earnings conference call, Apple COO Tim Cook revealed that some 250,000 (18%) of all iPhones sold since the devices were released in June have been unlocked. A total of 1.4... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 27 Oct 2007 18:32:05 +0000 Apple Estimates 250,000 Unlocked iPhones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>During its quarterly earnings conference call Monday, Apple Chief Operating Officer Timothy Cook estimated that 250,000 iPhones were sold to people with the intention of unlocking them, adding that most of those sales happened after... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:09:01 +0000 Dell Starts Selling Unlocked Mobile Phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell seems just as interested as anyone else in terms of the ultra-high-end mobile phone market. The world's second largest PC-maker is using its online store to sell Nokia mobile phones which are completely unlocked,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 19 Jun 2007 20:02:38 +0000 Athlon 64 FX chips are unlocked, but at a price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ONE THING that should have been shouted from the rooftops at the AMD Athlon 64 launch was a simple thing about the FX line of chips, unlocking. There was precious little hard info about the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 29 Sep 2003 09:47:12 +0000