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Old 26-04-2016, 13:19   #1
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Which phone for international travel?

My old Iphone just broke and I need to replace it. I am out of contract with Verizon. I am leaving later this year for Mexico and then South Pacific / New Zealand, so I am thinking now is a good time to get an unlocked phone that I can put different sim cards in as I move around the Pacific.

I don't know what all the considerations are when choosing a phone for this purpose, other then a good antenna for pulling in WIFI and durability.

Please educate me and make suggestions on what phone will best serve this purpose.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Re: Which phone for international travel?

I'm not too familiar with iphones, but there are plenty of Android unlocked international smartphones, especially Samsung models.
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Re: Which phone for international travel?

All the iPhone 6, 6s and 6 plus are unlocked I believe. You just need to change the SIM card when you arrive in the new country then pay as you go.

Mine is a Verizon iPhone 6 that came unlocked. Hundreds of slightly used iPhone 6 on EBay that come unlocked.

I recently sold a Verison iPhone 5s which was not able to accept international SIM cards, so be careful.
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