1. rengo's Avatar
    I bought the GalaxyS3 from BestBuy blackfriday sale for $80 bucks
    I didn't hesitate and just bought it because the "no contract" on the title thinking that I
    can just unlock it and use it for T-Mobile but I did some research and looked around and noticed
    that Sprint phones don't have sim-card slot and they run on CDMA.
    [can't post a link with 0 post sorry for the unconvience] on the best buy website look up "Sprint Prepaid - Samsung Galaxy S III 4G No-Contract Cell Phone - White"

    [can't post a link with 0 post sorry for the unconvience quote
    "This is where things get interesting. If you have a new LTE-capable phone (Verizon calls these Global Ready phones), then you have a SIM-card slot. All LTE networks in the US use GSM technology, so newer Sprint/Verizon phones need to support both CDMA and GSM."

    on the product page it says it has built in 4GLTE, so should i be worried of it not having a sim slot? I called bestbuy to cancel but they told me they can't cancel it til tomorrow

    any help is appreciated
    11-25-2014 08:05 PM
  2. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    The Sprint S3 actually has a sim card, but it's permanently soldered in and can't be changed, and is locked to Sprint. If your goal is to use it on T-Mobile, return it.
    11-25-2014 08:14 PM
  3. rengo's Avatar
    The Sprint S3 actually has a sim card, but it's permanently soldered in and can't be changed, and is locked to Sprint. If your goal is to use it on T-Mobile, return it.
    so is impossible to unlock it and use for carriers like T-Mobile and ATT?
    11-25-2014 08:54 PM
  4. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    so is impossible to unlock it and use for carriers like T-Mobile and ATT?
    Correct
    11-25-2014 10:15 PM

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