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Old Jun 17, 2013, 08:23 AM   #1
PorscheDude
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Chinese Mobil iPhone 4 question

Hello,

A friend who was studying in the U.S. recently went back to China. He left a few things with me because he didn't want them. One of these items is a 16GB iPhone 4. I assume it is out of contract and it is locked to that carrier (China Mobil). I was wondering if it would be possible to sell it in the U.S. to someone who is traveling to China. Is this illegal? I hate to throw away a perfectly good smartphone. I know it is illegal to unlock it, so I have no intention of doing that.

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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:05 AM   #2
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you can just sell it on ebay as it is. other than people that are traveling to china, your target customers could also be people who want parts. i hardly think selling a carrier locked phone would be illegal. it's not like you are selling a stolen phone.
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