2 August 2013 by

The best cellphones for International Roaming are the quad band GSM phones. CDMA does not have a widespread adoption, is limited to USA and parts of Asia and does not work across the european union at all. Quad-band GSM phones support the 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 1900 MHz frequencies and will guarantee the widest possible coverage across different geographies.

While travelling international the cheapest way is to get an unlocked phone and use an international SIM card. Prepaid international SIM cards can be purchased from sites like Telestial or Maxroam. Our selection of the best international quad cellphones is limited to the unlocked phones.

LG Google Nexus 5 32 GB (Black) Smartphone


1. LG Google Nexus 5    $498 - $600

Motorola Moto G Smartphone


2. Motorola Moto G    $100 - $400

Apple iPhone 5S - Verizon Unlocked


3. Apple iPhone 5s    $350 - $1,500

Nokia Lumia 1520 Unlocked LTE Smartphone


4. Nokia Lumia 1520    $525 - $999

Samsung Galaxy Note 3(LTE)


5. Samsung Galaxy Note 3    $500 - $1,000

Buying tips to find the Best Cell Phone For International Use of 2015

Most service providers also provide international roaming plans so if you already have a phone form these providers you can just enable your existing cellphone with these plans.

Check out the following link to find the best international plan for your needs.

- AT&T International Roaming
- Sprint International Service
- T-Mobile International Service
- Verizon International Service

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