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With the new iPhone coming i can actually get an iPhone 3G or 2G for less than an itouch. I don't want a data plan so could I just use an old iPhone as an iTouch with a camera, and no 3G service or bill?
    
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Yeah pretty much.
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Not sure the activation process would work without a sim card.
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Yeah, but you might have to JB/Unlock it with sn0w, but that's simple as anything, literally it's 1 button, then you can use any carrier.

Also, why the hell do people keep calling it an iTouch, it's an iPOD TOUCH, PEOPLE. /rant
    
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post #6 of 18
I will try the activation on my iPhone when I get home. I no longer have service from AT&T so I will try this and report back.
post #7 of 18
Wait...Dont you have to sign the contract in the store when you buy the iPhone? If not this is amazing.
Edited by i_ame_killer_2 - 6/8/10 at 8:48am
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Yeah, if you buy this in store, you sign a contract. The 3GS is now only $99 with a contract. It's still like 300-400 bucks to buy unlocked new. Unless you're buying this used, then it wouldn't work. Also, with ATT anytime you get an iPhone, you have to get the iPhone Data Plan.
 
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Yeah, but you might have to JB/Unlock it with sn0w, but that's simple as anything, literally it's 1 button, then you can use any carrier.

Also, why the hell do people keep calling it an iTouch, it's an iPOD TOUCH, PEOPLE. /rant
Everyone calls it an iTouch, well know what it is called. It is just easier to say and type
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Yeah, if you buy this in store, you sign a contract. The 3GS is now only $99 with a contract. It's still like 300-400 bucks to buy unlocked new. Unless you're buying this used, then it wouldn't work. Also, with ATT anytime you get an iPhone, you have to get the iPhone Data Plan.
Dang. I remember when i bought my iPhone 2G on release day w/o signing the contract in store. Got home, waited a few days, an unlock got released. So I unlocked my phone for free.
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