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Old Dec 30, 2012, 06:51 PM   #1
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iPhone 5! Dirty cheap?

Hi guys.

I have 2 iphones 4S and 1 3GS. I use them everyday and cant be more happy.

But now im facing iphone 5.

I found them on eBay (also those 3 phones were bought on eBay) for 600$ shipped.

BUT they have bad ESN.

Just 1 short answer as googling it couldnt clarify me.

Can i use them outside US Ex in Albania with GSM mobiles. Im handy with jailbreak / flashin / Gevey etc.

Thank you !
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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If its a verizon i5 with bad esn it will work with any gsm carrier outside the US.
If its a sprint model it won't work cause those are locked.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 04:50 AM   #3
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Well this one i was looking its a Sprint one.

Can it be unlocked ?
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 11:57 AM   #4
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Well this one i was looking its a Sprint one.

Can it be unlocked ?
You have to be a sprint customer in good standing for 3 months and some other requirements they have in order to unlock it for international use.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 02:00 PM   #5
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No way t unlock it as i dont live in US.

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Old Dec 31, 2012, 02:58 PM   #6
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No way t unlock it as i dont live in US.

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Don't know where you live, but considering 600US$ for an iPhone with bad ESN and you will probably ending with a customs problem (taxes due importing), it was better to check anywhere else. An new iPhone unlocked costs 700 dolars...
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 12:08 AM   #7
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Well i found the 4s for 124$ on ebay bought is and its flawless !

Also i was considering to get that 5 and i found some good one for 600 (at&t ) and i can unlock for 3$

Thank you all !
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 12:40 AM   #8
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Well i found the 4s for 124$ on ebay bought is and its flawless !

Also i was considering to get that 5 and i found some good one for 600 (at&t ) and i can unlock for 3$

Thank you all !
True.
But for $649 you can buy a brand new factory unlocked i5. No risk with an eBay auction, blacklisted or unlock needed.
Saving $49 is not really dirt cheap.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:21 AM   #9
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Did you ever wonder why they have bad esn? Possibly stolen? Or dont you care?
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:06 AM   #10
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Well i found the 4s for 124$ on ebay bought is and its flawless !



Also i was considering to get that 5 and i found some good one for 600 (at&t ) and i can unlock for 3$

Thank you all !
For me, id pay the additional money and buy without any worries direct from apple. Between eBay, bad esn, blacklist, etc. it would be a very small price to pay for the piece of mind. Can't believe u would even consider the eBay one, actually.
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 08:38 AM   #11
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Actually i cant buy from apple and unlocked here costs 1200 Euros. And Locked one 700 Euros. So 500 E its way to much. Thats why i was considering ebay. I dotn care if its stolen there in the US. Im way to far US and eBay is the only place to buy.
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 09:41 AM   #12
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