Friday, October 16, 2009

cell2get "Unlocked" Mobile Devices Explained:

When you buy and sign up for a new wireless carrier plan you will usually get a mobile phone at reduced rate or free with their contract. The cell phones that is available with its carrier contracts are what is known as a "LOCKED" mobile phone. All wireless carriers such as Verizon Cell Phones, T-Mobile, AT&T, US Cellular, Ntelos, Cricket, Alltel, Sprint and others lock their cell phones so that you can't use it on another network. CDMA cell phones such as Verizon can be unlocked but only to be used on another CDMA network, however GSM are the more popular to be unlocked as they can be used with any GSM SIM card even overseas. When we reffer to a phone as "LOCKED" this simply means that they would only work with the specific Carrier that it is locked to, even when the mobile phone is de-activated you can only re-activate it on that specific Carriers network. The person who purchases this type of locked mobile phone will be eligible to use just that particular device on the specific carrier network it was subscribed to and if the person needs to change the carrier service then they would have to change the mobile phone too.

This gives the need to purchase an unlocked mobile device that would work with any carrier (CDMA to CDMA Carriers and GSM to GSM Carriers). When you have purchased a GSM unlocked cell phone you just have to change the GSM SIM card in order to change the carrier service. Then the mobile phone would instantly access the new network service. These unlocked cell phones give you the freedom of changing your network service whenever you want. CDMA Cell phones live Verizon Mobile Phones can also be unlocked but are more commonly left locked as those customers choosing a CDMA provider usually do so because they only want that provider, for instance most Verizon Cell Phones customers do not switch since they specificaly chose Verizon because of the fact Verizon uses a CDMA network and perhaps the CDMA network works best in that particular customers area.

The unlocked cell phones that are offered by include Verizon Cell Phones, Boost Mobile, Alltel, Sprint, Nextel, AT&T / Cingular, T-Mobile, Ntelos, Cricket and Others. Apart from this you will also find almost all your favorite mobile brands at cell2get. Some of the most famous mobile phone brands available by us include Audiovox, Apple, Dash, Bluetooth, HTC/MDA, I-mate, LG InfoComm, iPhone, Nokia, Motorola, RIM BlackBerry, Palm/Treo, Pantech, Panasonic, SideKick, Samsung, Siemens and several other brands. Additionally this also includes CDMA Phones (like Verizon Wireless uses) as well as Unlocked GSM Cell Phones including their accessories and much more. The best part is that there is no contracts, when you but a phone from us you own it!

Most of the wireless carriers usually use locked cell phones for their personal advantage as these locked cell phones offer them customers who will be locked into their service. Not everyone uses locked cell phones apart from big business firms as these cell phones users cannot change their network carrier unless they get a new mobile device by spending lots of money. Of course here at cell2get we do also carry locked cell phones (such as Verizon Wireless Phones) for those who are looking for that. On the other hand using an unlocked phone allows the phone to be used for several years even when the user changes their carrier service. Although you might purchase an unlocked mobile phone for a bit higher price it would be very beneficial as you will save more money in the long run. With the easy to use and well laid out website you will not just be able to find the perfect phone for you (Verizon or otherwise), but you will be able to learn more about the mobile devices you are looking for and get the best rate on it when you purchase with us.

Besides the best selection and prices we also understand that there are many retailers to choose from. That is why we put customer service as our top priority. We work hard to understand the needs of our customers and we try to meet those needs. We sincerely appreciate each and every customer and hope to be your one stop wireless shop.

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