• New Patreon Tier and Early Access Content available. If you would like to support AVForums, we now have a new Patreon Tier which gives you access to selected news, reviews and articles before they are available to the public. Read more.

Can I use my contract sim in a sim free phone?

gex23

Prominent Member
Well I dropped my Xperia Z3 last week for the second time (idiot I know) - so now, rather than buying my contract out (12 months to run), i'm looking to buy another smart phone but sim free.

The phone in question is a Google Nexus 6P - handset only is £449.

Now i'm on Three, and while they're both sim free, is it really as simple as swapping the sim from my Z3 into the 6P?

Cheers

Anthony
 

gex23

Prominent Member
Cheers for that!

It says on googles own site -

Nexus 6P is an unlocked phone and works on major carrier networks

Though I can't find anything specifically on which networks are / aren't supported.
 

noiseboy72

Distinguished Member
3 is slightly different in that you require a 3G capable phone, so some GSM/GPRS only phones and sims won't work.

You won't have an issue with the Nexus though. It is 3G / 4G capable and works on the correct frequencies and protocols.
 

The latest video from AVForums

CES 2023 Round Up: New TV Lineups for 2023 from LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Hisense & TCL
Subscribe to our YouTube channel
Support AVForums with Patreon

Top Bottom