Palm - What's Unlocked GSM?

Our "unlocked" GSM Treo™ 680 smartphone works with almost any GSM/GPRS/EDGE network worldwide, so you can use it with your existing GSM/GPRS/EDGE service plan. Or use it overseas with additional international service from your service provider or a new SIM from an international service provider. Perfect for the frequent international traveler.

NOTE: Please call your mobile phone service provider to make sure their service is compatible with phones that run on the GSM/GPRS/EDGE network before purchasing an unlocked GSM Treo 680 smartphone.

Why an unlocked GSM Treo smartphone costs more: Through an agreement with service providers, we are able to give a significant discount to customers who get a new phone line and sign up for a two-year service contract when they purchase a Treo smartphone. However, when you purchase an unlocked GSM Treo smartphone, you are purchasing it without a service plan or contract. As a result, we are unable to provide a new activation discount.

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