1. Jim Robinson1's Avatar
    I have a samsung galaxy s2 phone on a contract with sprint. I want to upgrade to a galaxy s3 WITHOUT renewing my contract but I don't want to pay the high retail cost at the sprint store. I hear a lot about SIM cards, etc. How can I buy a galaxy s3 without renewing my present plan and without paying through the nose. Is it possible to buy a "prepaid" phone and use my existing SIM card? Thanks
    11-28-2013 10:34 PM
  2. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    Sprint phones don't have removable SIM cards, so No, that won't work. In general, phones with SIM cards are for GSM carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile), not CDMA carriers (Verizon, Sprint), and the two systems are incompatible.
    11-28-2013 11:36 PM
  3. GSDer's Avatar
    I'm sure there are tons of used S3s on eBay or the like.
    Heck, since you're not on Verizon, just get a Nexus 5 through the Google Play Store and you'll have a much better phone than the S3.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    11-28-2013 11:39 PM

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