Interested in doing a bit of comparison shopping for iPhone in a nation that has yet to officially launch Apple’s revolutionary device? Dan Frommer at Silicon Alley Insider has compiled an “unofficial” international unlocked iPhone buyer’s guide > Unlocked iPhone Shopping Guide: World Tour Edition (AAPL)
Where to buy an iPhone, and what it will cost, from Argentina to Turkey. Read >
Unlocking: iPhone unlocking is a fact of life and a thriving enterprise. Yet the editor of iPhone in Asia discourages unlocking iPhone. Wait for an official iPhone launch in your country. Buying an iPhone from an authorized carrier/distributor will allow the owner to easily upgrade as new features are released.
If you want to unlock to use iPhone with your “preferred” carrier … you might be in luck. The editor of iPhone is Asia is predicting that forthcoming iPhone launches (in select nations), will follow a dual strategy – a locked-to-carrier and unlocked iPhone distribution plan. See post > Apple is open to new business models