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  1. HunnieBunnie

    HunnieBunnie Active Member

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    If you buy an 8 Plus that is unlocked (not locked to any specific carrier), it apparently does not come with a SIM card (?). How much is the SIM Card?
     
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    Someone can correct me if I’m wrong. You would have to get it from your carrier
     
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    HunnieBunnie Active Member

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    Oh. Have you any idea about how much they cost?
     
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    That I don’t know, your carrier should have it listed online.
     
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    Okay, thanks. I was looking at the prices on the 11. With the max memory, you are going to pay almost $1K. That is insane!

    Another question about 8 Plus....it has no headphone outlet to plug in headphones?? What do they expect you to do play and listen to everything so that everyone around you can hear it??
     
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    The newer iPhones come with EarPods that connect to the Lightning port. You can also buy a Lightning to headphone port adapter to use conventional headphones.
    A SIM card by itself would cost in the region of $10.00.
     
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  7. HunnieBunnie

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    Thanks, scifan57. I have no familiarity with Lightening anything, but I believe you. It just occurred to me that I should be able to remove the sim card from my 5s to put in an 8, yes?

    I finally confirmed the store has a battery for my 5s. I just need to make the decision to either put in a new battery or bite the bullet and buy a new phone.

    Anyone have any advise on memory? I was told years ago to always go for the maximum amount of memory you can get in a device. I am not sure how much memory my 5s has, though. You forget a lot of stuff 6+ years after purchase.
     
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    To check the storage capacity of your iPhone 5S go to Settings>General>About and go down the listing for Capacity.
     
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    It is 64GB of which I have used about 27. I had some CDs that I planned to upload to it but never did. So, I guess the only things on it is photos.
     
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    If you get a new battery put in your 5S, you will at least have a spare and give yourself time to decide about your next phone.
     
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    Yes, that is true. Thanks, carolineM.
     
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    You are welcome, HunnieBunnie.
     

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