Best Unlocked Phones For At&t. Verizon is making big changes to how customers buy devices for its network. And that could mean more opportunities and choices for how consumers acquire smartphones in the future. Earlier this month, Verizon that went with those contracts. And this week, the company said it will make it easier for customers to bring unlocked devices -- a term used to describe devices that do not have software blocking them from use on other carriers -- to the Verizon network. These changes could eventually lead to more choices at a wider range of price points for consumers. But figuring out which devices work on which wireless networks isn't always easy.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, I explain how the industry is changing and give some advice on what specifications customers should be looking for. I currently have Verizon Wireless service with a non-smartphone. My two-year contract has long since expired. I am considering a Samsung Galaxy or an Apple iPhone. How To Unlock An Iphone In Itunes.