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    skid2964
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    From a provider? (I'm with AT&T)
    I see thier prices seem very high if you do not renew your plan, which I will not be doing since I recently renewed it.

    Or is it better to buy something "unlocked" on eBay? or is there a better place?
    I am completely unfamiliar with these "unlocked" phones I see online.
    Does this mean I simply buy the phone and place my sim card in it and I'm good to go?
    What are the pros and cons to a purchase like that?


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    Re: Best way to buy a new cellphone...

    You can purchase any unlocked GSM phone although some phones like the iphone will require you to have a data plan.

    Search around for the model you prefer and make sure its from a reputable seller, plug in your SIM card and your good to go!
    Phones in use - HTC Droid Incredible 2 (Verizon) ~ LG Optimus V ANDROID (Virgin Mobile) - 300 Min. Unlimited DATA - Text - Email - Web - $25 Mo. -COOL!!!!!
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    Re: Best way to buy a new cellphone...

    Any suggestions for a "reputable" seller?

    Quote Originally Posted by nvguy View Post
    You can purchase any unlocked GSM phone although some phones like the iphone will require you to have a data plan.

    Search around for the model you prefer and make sure its from a reputable seller, plug in your SIM card and your good to go!



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    Re: Best way to buy a new cellphone...

    You can see the sellers rating and read the feedback reviews of the transactions, pretty much anything less than 98% positive rating I would wonder about. Check the ratings to see why they got negative feedback.

    This is a pretty good rule of thumb.
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