yes, it is has been activated, probably as network stock then got unlocked using a worldwide service, this means it may get relocked to original network, if the etf was not paid.
Check the warranty here: https://selfsolve.apple.com/agreementWarrantyDynamic.doThanks for the replies everyone. Much appreciated.
Seller sold it as having a years warranty with apple, is he lying?
My guess would be that they are the newest batch of refurbs from whatever insurance company those carriers use.Are the 5s's sold by cricket, boost and strait talk as 'new' devices really new, or are they unsold stock that apple is just clearing out? I ask this because of the battery. If they've been sitting in an apple warehouse for 4 years the battery will be in need replacement.
Does anyone know if the batteries in the 'new' phones have been updated like would be in an apple refurbished phone?
Why is swappa safer?
Both eBay and Swappa you take risks when making purchases with iPhones. I have read plenty of threads on here where forum members have lost their money or iPhones Due to scammers on both sites. Swappa seems to be more tech related with a smaller demographic compared to the eBay and would be my choice over eBay.Not necessarily, I recently bought a iPhone 6 Plus 64gb off of eBay. Of course I did my research.