Unlocked iPhone 4S coming in November: Updated with prices in Pakistani Rupees

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We already know that iPhone 4S has been announced and the pre-orders with contracts also have been started. Additionally Apple has also mentioned on the pre-order page about the factory unlocked iPhone 4S availability.

Unlocked and Contract-free iPhone will be available this November

Note Unlocked iPhone works only on supported GSM network i.e. AT&T and T-Mobile in US and in respective region where you plan to use unlocked iPhone. These unlocked iPhones will not work on CDMA networks.

The unlocked iPhone includes all the features of iPhone but without a contract commitment. You can activate and use it on the supported GSM wireless network of your choice, such as AT&T in the United States.* The unlocked iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S will not work with CDMA-based carriers such as Verizon Wireless or Sprint.

Factory Unlocked iPhone 4S will cost

  • $649/- for 16GB variant
  • $749/- for 32GB variant
  • $849/- for 64GB variant

Update: Farhan from senseapplied has done some calculations to derive the costs for which the iPhone 4S might be available in Pakistan using the FX rate of $1 as PKR 90. Continue reading.

After adding 8% of the value to the total amount for tax in the US the prices will be as 63,000 , 72800, 82500

Prices estimation in Pakistan

Add atleast 15 % margin for importer including transport costs so the market price should be

  • PKR 72,500/- for 16GB variant
  • PKR 83,700/- for 32GB variant
  • PKR 87,900/- for 64GB variant

Farhan also thinks that price may get even lower as some dealers may get a better price for refurbished and alternately acquired handsets or reduction in cost with bulk import.

What do you think about these prices for unlocked iPhone 4S? Don’t forget that you will get totally free mind with having an factory unlocked iPhone which will not fail you after every time you update the software.

Do let us know and give you comments below.

Currency rates given above are just based on a specific time when reviewed and they may be increased or decreased in later days.

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