Quick Take: The Sprint IP-A790 for Sprint PCS is similar to the
Be warned, however, that global roaming comes at a cost. In order to make calls on a GSM network, you'll need to purchase a SIM card from Sprint for $36. You'll also have to pay a whopping $14.95 for shipping--for a tiny piece of plastic, no less--and you're subject to a $6 monthly service charge on top of your regular contract fees. And while you'll get coverage in 130 countries, calls are $1.50 per minute. Lastly, the Sprint handset is much more expensive than the already pricey ($350) Verizon model. You'll pay a sky-high $549, but it will cost less with a service plan.