October 10, 2009 | by Robert Nelson
Unlocked handsets are generally never cheap, of course they also do not require any contract from the carrier and for that reason they are appealing to lots of users. Personally I am not one of those users, while I hate having to sign a contract, I have having to shell out the big bucks even more.
Anyway, my feelings aside, for those interested Newegg currently has an unlocked Samsung Galaxy I7500 available for sale. The price — $579.99, like I said — big bucks.
Anyway, for those looking to make a purchase, once the phone arrives in hand you will simply need to pop in your activated SIM card. As far as support, the Galaxy will work with various carriers to include T-Mobile and AT&T here in the US as well as Rogers and Fido in Canada. Of course, I should point out that (at least here in the US) this unlocked Galaxy will not have 3G support for AT&T, you can use it, but will be limited to EDGE speeds.