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Q: Buying mobile phone

I am about to buy mobile phone, leaning towards Samsung Galaxy. What is the safe bet, is it better to order it online, like on Taobao, or go directly to some e-market. I don't mink buying a fake, as long as it is of good quality and reasonable price.

 

I bought once iphone for 350, needless to say I threw it away after couple of days, as it was terrible.

7 years 4 weeks ago in  Shopping - Beijing

 
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I was looking for Iphone last year,a bit expensive,my husband and I agreed

So finally  I bought a Samsung Galaxy at Teemall,Guangzhou ,it's been 1 and half years and Still working very well.

Don't buy a mobile on Taobao,I am confused about the quality.Yes,you can get a better price,but the quality.....Just go directly to some markets and have a close look.

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taobao is not as unreliable as u think....

 

shops have credibility ratings... feedbacks etc etc... if u get used to the system.. u can very easliy pick cheap and genuine dealers..

 

i bought S3 in august:

http://tradearchive.taobao.com/trade/detail/tradeSnap.htm?spm=a1z09.2.9....

 

not prices might have dropped further:

 

also - a bit higher price but Tmall is guaranteed genuine..

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There should be a reliable mobile shop in your city...the one in Xiamen (where I am) is Easilybuy...They get the phones from Hong Kong so no tax hence much cheaper....Got the HTC One S for 2500...sorry not a Samsung fan, maybe if Im looking for a washing machine

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If you want to buy electronic goods online then try www.360buy.com since its meant for electronic goods.

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7 years 2 weeks ago
 
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The safe bet is going to a store and buying a real one for the retail price.

 

You didn't mention anything about saving money so I think the other options are not as close to the 100% safe bet.

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use taobao, i bought an HTC ONE X this summer and working great, last summer an samsung galaxy tab, still working great...just try to find a reliable seller, look for the seller rating, and keep in mind, if the price is to good to be true, it's a scam.!!!

Good luck(also try sunning if you wanna test it first)

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Taobao is ok but not for expensive things as far as i'm concerned. I recommend buying ur galaxy 3 on amazon.cn for 3 reasons
1. You don't pay online..its all done in cash once u get ur things.
2.Ur assured of the quality..coz on delivery ur allowed to check ur staff before paying.
3.Atleast that's where i got my galaxy s 3. the phone is amazing for for it.lol.

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