The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 went on sale nearly a month ago from carriers and on installment plans, but customers interested in purchasing a SIM-free model were forced to wait. That wait is now over, though, as Apple has started selling the SIM-free iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on its online store.
Now, when you go to the iPhone purchase page, you’ll see a new option in addition to the existing Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and iPhone Upgrade Program. Customers can now choose to purchase an iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus without a SIM card at full retail price.
As Apple notes on its webpage, purchasing a SIM-free iPhone means that there’s no contract commitment or carrier financing. Instead, customers can go to the carrier of their choice and pick up a nano-SIM card, assuming that the iPhone supports the wireless bands of the carrier.
Apple notes of the following network compatibility on its website: