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Moto X without carrier branding? (sim-lock free?)


Sep 30, 2012
So I live in the Netherlands and I really love the Moto X!

This phone isn't coming to Europe, so I talked to my dad (who is going to the States on a business trip) and he's willing to go get it for me.

My question therefore is, will my dad be able to find a Moto X that is not locked to a specific American carrier in november this year?

In the Netherlands we have this thing called a sim-lock free version of the phone, where you can just slip in any sim card you want and it'll work.

If this is possible could you guys give me tips on where you go look for it, and if not, will unlocking a Sprint version (just to give an example) via the official Motorola unlock tool do the trick as well?
I would assume the Tmobile (US) and Developer Edition (coming soon) would be good for this. The dev edition will be unlockable for sure.

I just got my TMO, and am waiting on a prepaid SIM to be delivered. The phone came with a TMO nano SIM in it but I dont think it was locked to TMO. There were 0 TMO apps on it.


Perhaps this got missed in the launch hullabaloo …
Moto X on the Sprint, US Cellular, Rogers and T-Mobile networks will have an unlockable bootloader, and in addition, we will be offering a Verizon Wireless Developer Edition and a general North American Developer Edition.
Hope that clarifies some of the questions out there.
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