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Truth Seeker
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Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

Do they sell cellphones without the fixed 2yr plans etc.. Just unlocked only the phone

Legendary Hero of the Universe
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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

Best Buy is just a reseller for the providers so they only sell what the providers give them. Which in Canada currently is only locked phones

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Legendary Epic Genius
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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

Thats partly true -

we do sell some phones unlocked and available for outright purchase, which are you looking at getting?
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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

Truth Seeker
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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

I went to Best buy in Eglinton and Warden because of your website.. This is confusing...  They said they don't sell unlocked.. Can you please clarify about this...

 

https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/category/android-phones-unlocked/743360.aspx

 

Legendary Epic Genius
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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

I was in Best Buy today looking for unlocked phones and I found them.  However, they were Polaroid (!) brand or something like that.

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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/category/android-phones-unlocked/743360.aspx

 

The majority of those look to be online only or sold by a 3rd party. So its very likely that your local store doesn't carry any

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Re: Does Best Buy sell cellphone unlocked?

I was at a Best Buy Mobile store (the smaller stores at malls, not the big-box BB ones) evening and they were selling S8, S8+ and Note 8 unlocked.  So looks like the times are changing, particularly with the CRTC ruling comes in effect in December.

 

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