Summary: For the price, phone is great, does just about anything I needed it to. Biggest downside for me is the inability to have group texts. A few small software issues, but I expected it with a mid-range smartphone. All-in-all very pleased, made it well over a year and would make it much longer I trust.
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Cas Herring, Amazon
15 September 2015
Summary: Not unlocked. Neither this one or the one I bought a few years back for myself (that I didn't need unlocked anyway because I went to the right provider) I tried it at Verizon and they told me no.