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Old Feb 18, 2013, 11:55 PM   #26
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I initiated the process of returning the iphone already. No big deal but it means that I'd have to go through life without a smartphone for more than a week again which is just annoying.

And if I'd wanted a refurbished iphone I would buy one at a refurbished price just like any mac or ipod
Its all in your head...
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 12:32 AM   #27
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The irony of this thread is that even a refurbished iPhone would have a new housing
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 01:17 AM   #28
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I had to get my 5 replaced because the volume button stopped working. Received a nice phone though. Im sure its a refurb but the phone itself looks brand new. No bumps, scratches, nothing! I was really impressed with how the phone looks due to the fact that the 5 scratches easily. It is a bummer that its a refurb phone. I paid for a new one, unfortunately I had to replace it.
What difference does it make? Your getting a brand new enclosure, a brand new battery...its basically a brand new phone. These remanufactured handsets are pristine
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 02:04 AM   #29
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I think you've overreached to the situation. You got unlucky and received a device that was accidentally scratched during the packaging process. No big deal. This happens from time to time.

I have purchased 11 iPhone 5s this year and none of have any issues.
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