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Comment: Factory unlocked for any GSM provider with a SIM card. Shows some use on the body and little on the screen. Comes with an aftermarket cable and aftermarket charger block. 30 Day warranty Listing
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Apple iPhone 5 Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Black

by Apple
3.7 out of 5 stars 949 customer reviews
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  • GSM Factory Unlocked: Device is unlocked for use on any GSM network, please contact your service provider prior to purchasing to ensure full compatibility. GSM providers include AT&T & T-Mobile. Not compatible with Sprint or Verizon.
  • Features: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G. Display: 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display.
  • A6 chip, iCloud, 8.0MP iSight camera, All-new EarPods and improved audio,  iOS version may very.
  • In the package: iPhone 5 16GB, USB Cable, Wall Charger, EarPods with Remote and Mic, Documentation. (Nano-SIM required, not included. Please obtain from service provider)
  • Warranty: Item has been discontinued by manufacturer and no longer has a manufacturer warranty. Please see seller condition notes for warranty information, if any.
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Technical Details

Color: Black
  • Size (LWH): 2.5 inches, 0.5 inches, 4.5 inches
  • Weight: 8 ounces
  • Minimum Rated Talk Time: 8 hours
  • Minimum Rated Standby Time: 225 hours
  • Battery Type: Lithium Ion
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Product Description

Color: Black

Product Description

A slim and stylish design makes the Apple iPhone 5 smartphone lightweight and easy-to-carry around.

From the Manufacturer

Unlocked cell phones are compatible with GSM carriers like ATT and T-Mobile, phones will NOT work with CDMA Carriers like Sprint, Verizon, Boost or Virgin. Please contact your provider before purchasing to ensure 100% compatibility. Product Description A slim and stylish design makes the Apple iPhone 5 smartphone lightweight and easy-to-carry around. Language Support: English (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Product Details

Color: Black
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.5 x 4.5 inches ; 8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B0097CZBH4
  • Item model number: iPhone 5 unlocked
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (949 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #753 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here

Customer Reviews

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Color: Black Verified Purchase
It was listed as "Unlocked" iphone5, but it was locked, my friend took the phone back to China, couldn't use it and needed to send back.
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Color: Black Verified Purchase
All accessories non-original and the phone is not good condition some time the signal is dose not works and the WARRANTY is not apple care ..
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Color: Black Verified Purchase
The iphone came quickly, but after inserting the nano-simcard, we realize the iphone is locked and attached to At&T network, it means that works only with AT&T network. What can I do to unlock it? the Iphone is now in colombia because it was supposed to be a gift.
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Color: Black Verified Purchase
If I could rate this any lower I would. When I received the phone, everything was okay. Phone was in amazing condition plus it came with accessories. I put in my T-mobile sim card and to my surprise I am unable to activate the iphone because the sim card is not of the phone's original carrier. I went online to see what the original carrier of the iphone was so I checked the IMEI. Instead of telling me a carrier, it told me the phone was "IMEI BLACKLIST". Not only can I not use the phone with t-mobile, but now I cannot use it with ANY carrier at all unless I'm outside of the country. This phone is basically USELESS. The fact that the product is named "Iphone 5 UNLOCKED" makes me even more furious than I already am on top of the fact that I received a blacklisted phone. This is by far the worst service I'v ever had. Don't waste your money on this and don't trust what these people tell you!! Trust me it's not worth it. You're better off buying a NEW phone from your carrier. You'll be wasting more money buying this junk and then having to buy a new phone
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Color: Black Verified Purchase
The unlocked phone bought had a hardware problem. Following DirectBuyWireless instructions I contacted Apple and based on the warranty, Apple has replaced the phone with a brand new one. The only issue is that Apple does not unlock phones (all phones when manufactured are locked by default and only carriers or suppliers like DirectBuyWireless unlock them) and the new phone that I have is locked. Apple requested me to contact the supplier I bought my phone from. And here is where my Saga continues. I have been trying to contact DirectBuyWireless to unlock my new phone or exchange this new locked phone by an unlocked one for a couple of months and my e-mail 3 messages are still unanswered. I have a phone that is inoperant for months without any feedback from the supplier and no support from Amazon to help me out on this. It seems that my next step will have to be a Legal claim to see if the Supplier and/or Amazon take any action. That's unnaceptable! No support, no response, no respect for the customers!
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Color: Black
I have been using the iPhone starting with the very first one. It was expensive back then. So, in comparison, today's prices really are not that bad. So my thoughts on the iPhone 5 are:

1) Retina display is awesome. Everything looks more defined and sharper. It is like wearing glasses for the first time! There is much color and clarity out there... or should I say, in those digital images and videos... needless to say, the camera as well captures great images.
2) Call quality is excellent, no issues at all. I also like the new earbuds better. They fit my ears better and call signal is very good. By the way, the packaging of the earphones was A+++.
3) Build - same as all previous iPhones, maybe a tad sturdier. I dropped my phone last night when I got off my car, so it now has a skid mark one of the aluminum corners - boy am I happy it was just a ragged little nick on the outer antenna (corner). The glass did not shatter or crack. The aluminum back wasn't scratched. Of course the way it fell may have mattered, but still, a drop on our concrete garage floor is a drop. The experience speaks well of Apple.
4) Size and shape - this is where I took out a star. The increased screen size looks good. But a longer, thinner, "uniform-flatness" shape - although indeed a great form factor visually - does not translate into a comfortable hold. I feel like I am holding on to only the right and left side of the phone, almost daintily (like holding a small teacup with your little pinky upturned). My thumb on one side, and my pointer and third finger on the other. The back does not even touch my palm. I am not sure how others hold their phones, but I feel a little awkward with this one.
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Color: Black
In deciding to go with blazing fast LTE capability in the iPhone 5, Apple was forced to release three different devices to meet compatibility with different LTE network standards worldwide.

The A1428 model iPhone 5 is the Canadian and US AT&T network GSM iPhone, including broad support for UMTS/HSPA+DC-HSDPA (frequencies 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), GSM/EDGE (frequencies 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), and LTE bands 4 and 17.

The A1429 iPhone comes in two different flavors, one CDMA and one GSM. The GSM model is designed to support LTE in Asia (including Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea). This GSM iPhone will also work on LTE in Australia, Germany, and the UK on bands 1, 3, and 5.

The CDMA version of model A1429 works on Sprint's and Verizon's LTE networks in the US, along with the KDDI network in Japan on bands 1, 3, 5, 13, and 25. The CDMA version also supports GSM bands, making the CDMA iPhone 5 compatible with GSM networks. However, the CDMA A1429 will not support LTE on GSM networks in the US.

Full specs from Apple:

GSM model A1428: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)

CDMA model A1429: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)

GSM model A1429: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
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