Phone & phone showed the device without a contract for 749 euros as the stock on October 25 on its German website. It was not blocked, take any SIM card and can run contracts by all providers. The mobile service provider T-Mobile, which has signed an exclusive contract for the sale of the phone with Apple, the phone comes in two weeks in the sale. in France the same company sold the unit already with mobile telephony contracts of smaller providers of Bouygues Télécom and Virgine mobile.
Actually, the company orange in France has an exclusive contract with Apple. Orange, the device comes on November 29 in the shops. Such practices contradict the exclusivity granted by Apple, said orange. The company reserve the right to take all legal steps to preserve its exclusivity. on the website, phone & phone asks the iPhone buyers, not to upgrade the software of Apple phones, otherwise the appliance will block and could only with SIM cards the exclusive provider to run. Apple in the United States updates its software tries to put a stop to the release of devices. The updates offer supposedly use improvements, but also prevent that the devices be unlocked by software pirates. In the United States are now about 250,000 devices in circulation, which does not have the exclusive provider are talking to must. According to Apple COMPUTER picture suggests: finger away from such offers! The iPhone will be sold from November 9 exclusively at T-Mobile in Germany – and then only together with a T-Mobile Mobile phone contract. (AFP/RS) » News: cost iPhone up to 2,558 euro? ««««» iPhone to the Test » iPhone in the 3d view » iPhone in the Hardness Test » iPhone T-mobile