Apple is about to update the line of its smartphones. Current customers can use models up to version 5S but the news and rumors show the next generation iPhone 6 that should get improved features and other specs.
It is always interesting to compare iPhone 6 and iPhone 5 / 5S. These handsets might get similar design but they get different options. Of course, the next iPhone 6 specs are created based on leaked images and reports from different sites. These rumors might not become real or some of them might be real. Let’s see how they are different from the current iPhones.
A lot of users who haven’t bought iPhone 5S and 5c last fall or last Christmas are now wondering what unlocked iPhone to buy. Apple is expected to present the new iPhone 6 in fall or late summer. This smartphone will get new features but it will be most likely priced higher than current iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c.
Should you wait until the next-generation update or get the model now? We will try to help you make your choice based on our advice.
It is so much better to have a permanently unlocked iPhone 5S, 5C. The service is available to millions of people from all over the world who wish to switch between networks anytime anywhere. Staying unlocked is fun. It gives you a lot of new opportunities and benefits.
It doesn’t matter which iPhone model you have. iPhone 5S, 5, 4S, 4 users who are locked to Verizon, T-Mobile, O2, AT&T, Vodafone and other networks can’t get too much as they are forced to use particular data plans and pay, pay, pay…
Official service offers reliable and fast unlock iPhone 5, 5S, 4S, 4 and other models from most mobile companies across the world. This service is distant. They work officially and provide only legit solutions to their customers. You will get quick permanent result that is good for all iOS versions and iPhone basebands.
The order can be place online. There are a couple of things you must know before ordering iPhone unlock. Your smartphone must have clean IMEI code [blacklisted / barred / blocked iPhones can’t be unlocked] and it should be activated with the carrier network it is locked to.
Look Up IMEI Code
If you meet the requirements above, you need to find your IMEI number to place your order.
Open Settings and go to General section. IMEI code is located under About menu.
There is an easier way. Dial *#06# to have your 15-digit IMEI displayed on the screen.
This is simple. Go to the official site, select network, fill out the form and provide your name, email, IMEI code, iPhone model, carrier name and wait till we return your status as “Unlocked” permanently. Follow the instructions emailed to you to complete the procedure through iTunes.
The Cupertino giant presented the new official update for its iOS 7 firmware. The version iOS 7.0.5 is designed for iPhone 5c and 5S models only. Besides, it supports devices sold in Europe and Asia and it is meant to fix some problems with network experienced by users from these countries.
All the devices are compatible with networks from China. The update doesn’t support iPod touch and iPad. Nor does it support earlier iPhone models and iPhone 5S / 5c from the U.S. Here is the list of all supports models of the popular fruit smartphone:
iPhone 5S A1530 [Asia Pacific]
iPhone 5S A1457 [Europe and UK]
iPhone 5S A1528 [China]
iPhone 5c A1529 [Asia Pacific]
iPhone 5c A1507 [Europe and UK]
iPhone 5c A1526 [China]
If you own of these versions of the Apple handset you can download the update and install it on your iDevice to solve the possible bugs you might have. If you don’t own such a model don’t bother yourself learning more about iOS 7.0.5.
By the way, the upgrade is mostly safe for users who don’t like to stay jailbroken. Fans of jailbreaking iPhones are better to wait for comments from hackers. We will soon inform you about the possibility of jailbreaking iOS 7.0.5 update with Evasi0n7 tool. If the program works, you can safely update. If it doesn’t work, you should better stay on your iOS 7.0.4 as this version of mobile operating system can be easily untethered jailbroken.
Right now Apple is known to work on its next iOS 7.1 firmware. The beta versions of this system are being tested by iOS developers and some users who managed to manually install the latest OS. The official v.7.1 update is expected to unveil later this winter. Stay tuned, we’ll provide all the news as soon as we get them.
While Apple and its retailers offer the new iPhone 5c with a two-year contract for $99.99 and some $49.99, Walmart is here to offer the best price for iPhone 5c for as low as $27. The device is available at the store starting December 13th. Customers have to get the smartphone with a 2-year contract.
Previously you could purchase this colorful Apple handset for $50 at Walmart. Other U.S. stores offered it $0.01 cheaper. Target and Best Buy both were selling this gadget for $49.99 and Target consumers could even get the $50 gift card when buying Apple device. Now Walmart becomes the major player in the market with the lowest price possible.
You can buy iPhone 5c at Walmart for $27 but the smartphone will be locked to either Verizon or AT&T. You have the choice which mobile operator you want to stay with for the next two years.
Will other American sellers offer the 5c model for $27 or even less before Christmas? No one shares their plans but the new deal available at Walmart might actually influence other stores. With 2013 coming to an end, different third-party resellers are trying to sell as many devices as possible.
The iPhone 5S is more popular than its colorful “brother” even though it costs much more. New features, better camera and fingertouch sensor attract customers more than the price on the colorful plastic handset. According to reports, the 5S gadget is outselling the 5c model by 2 to 1. Even Apple is trying to garner interest from Americans creating aggressive ads in NYC and across the country to get customers’ attention to the iPhone 5c.
What do you think about this gadget? Is it worth paying $27 and staying two years with AT&T or Verizon? Would you like to purchase the “fruit” smartphone for this price?
Have you not purchased the latest iPhone 5c and 5S models from Apple? Do you plan on getting this smartphone for Christmas? This post is designed to help you make your decision as it covers how to use iOS 7 guide useful for customers who haven’t tried this firmware yet.
If you have an older iPhone model [4 / 4S / 5] you can download and install iOS 7.0.3 for example, and get most of these features at once. However, keep in mind that some options are available for users with the newest devices only.
Have you purchased your iPhone 5S or iPhone 5c from AT&T carrier? Would you like to change network? Since your smartphone is locked you can’t just insert another SIM card in order to switch your mobile operator to another one. You need to unlock iPhone 5S AT&T model.
Here is how you should use R-Sim to unlock iOS 7 and communicate freely on any network of your choice. There is no need to stay locked to one carrier only when there are so many mobile operators with best pricing and data packages you could save on.
Users who have CDMA iPhone 5C model or iPhone 5 locked to AT&T (or other carrier) can now unlock their device running iOS 7 with the new R-SIM 8 method. It has been created to support 128K Nano SIM cards as well and the latest mobile firmware for “fruit” devices.
R-Sim 8 iOS 7 Unlocking Eligibility
Just like R-SIM 7 the 8th edition is easy to apply. It is smart and can tell you which carrier to choose or let you add your mobile operator code number in case it is not present in the list of carriers.
Users with iOS 7 iPhone 5C and 5/4S should have an activated device in order to unlock. The 4S model should have the Nano SIM. The instruction below is devoted to using 3G SIMs for unlock.
How to Unlock iOS 7 R-Sim Method
Step 1. Users who have a CDMA iPhone locked to Softbank, Sprint, Verizon have to install the active patch 128K Nano 3G for iOS 7. If you have other version of the smartphone, don’t install this program.
Step 2. Take your R-SIM 8 card [the front side is blue and the back is yellow] and insert it together with your SIM.
Step 3. You should now type the following message: “iPhone5 MODE2 FOR Ios6 i5 click” or “4S click MODE1 FOR iOS6 i4S” and press on the screen that let’s you choose your carrier.
Step 4. Select your carrier [for example, if you have iPhone locked to Sprint you should choose US Sprint, if your device is locked to Three Hutchison you need to choose Three etc.] and choose “accept” option. Restart your gadget and the signal should appear.
Note: If you don’t know the carrier you should run IMEI checker to know what carrier your device is originally locked to.
Step 5. If your carrier is not shown in the list, you should press on “Other carrier” option and add your carrier’s code manually [7 digits]. Press on “Send” option and choose “Accept”. Restart your phone and you will get the signal.
Step 6. Now your iPhone 4S / 5 is unlocked with R-SIM 8.
There is no need to re-unlock your gadget each time your restart it. But if you decide to change the SIM card you’ll have to perform R-SIM unlock again.
1) You can easily change your carrier or set default operator in case you made a mistake while selecting it. To do so, launch Settings – Phone and find SIM card app. You will be able to choose carrier and edit IMSI. You can choose “Get Carrier Code” to use by default and press “Accept.” Also you can write the right code of your carrier finding it in IMSI list.Restart the device and insert another SIM you wish to use along with R-SIM 8 Gold to get the signal.
2) You can set Internet by going to Settings – General – Cellular and selecting Cellular Data. Use your SIM card provider’s parameters.
What to Do if R-Sim 8 Unlock Not Working
It could happen that you are unable to unlock your iPhone with iOS 7 this hardware method. Is there another way to perform iPhone unlock? Of course, there is. You can always unlock smartphone by IMEI code. This service supports ALL iPhone models, iOS versions and basebands.
You should find a reliable company and order your iPhone unlocking. This service is distant. You should know your carrier name and IMEI number of your handset to apply. The whole procedure is fast and 100% safe. You will receive email confirmation and further instructions after the status of your iPhone is changed to “unlocked.”
Follow the instructions [plug in the handset to your computer and launch iTunes] and your iDevice will be forever unlocked. You will be able to switch between carriers, change SIM cards, update mobile firmware / baseband and stay unlocked.
A lot of customers will get their new iPhone 5S or 5c tomorrow! We suggest you also download iOS 7.0.1 iPhone 5S / 5c update that is already available. We’ll provide you with direct links like with iOS 7.0 IPSW so that you get it in time and install the latest version of mobile firmware on your new smartphone.
Friday 13 is a great day to pre-order the new Apple iPhones. The company is expected to roll out its 5S model locked to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile on September 20. A lot of customers have placed their pre-orders for yellow 5c and it looks like this model is sold out for next Friday release. Users who wish to buy unlocked iPhone 5c in yellow color should expect to get it around September 25th.