05-09-2011, 05:32 AM #1
Using Non-Japanese iPhone in Japan, with an Emobile SIM
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- May 09, 2011
Does anyone have any experience using an Emobile SIM on a foreign iPhone?
I travel between Australia and Japan. I already have an Hwawei android phone on the Japanese Emobile network which is great for tethering my iPod, and for use in Australia (as the SIM is not unlocked - one of the only in Japan) but not much else. The Emobile service area is passably good, but the phone itself is a little low spec to be useful. I like the iPhone and hope to buy one as a replacement if I can do something similar, but don't want to jailbreak.
I can see a few potential issues:
a) SIM issues
Japanese sold iPhones are locked to the Softbank network, so I would not be able to use in Australia. By buying an Australian iPhone (not SIM-locked) would I be able to use the phone in Japan also, using my Emobile SIM?
I understand that the Australian sold iPhones permit data tethering. Emobile also permits it on my Hwawei machine at a flat rate, and this is important to me. Would I be able to tether the (Australian) iPhone in Japan, if I used the Emobile SIM in an Australian iPhone? I don't want to jailbreak.
c) other issues?
Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
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