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  1. anon(55900)'s Avatar
    Guess it was a little easier than thought. Here's two links to people that were buying boxes.


    Did a little Sherlock on my own,
    New Unlocked Passportports on Ebay.-screenshot_20170202-202138.jpg
    02-02-17 07:32 PM
  2. shawnreum's Avatar
    Did a little Sherlock on my own,
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    They may want to update their website.
    But you may also want to check with BlackBerry also. I recall there was warranty issue's a while back for people who purchased outside of BlackBerry's certified retailer list.
    02-02-17 08:08 PM
  3. shawnreum's Avatar

    Check the link out.
    Someone already had a problem with warranty and third part vendors.
    02-02-17 08:18 PM
  4. carlosanavaa's Avatar
    02-02-17 08:37 PM
  5. shawnreum's Avatar
    Isn't BlackBerry passport warranty 1 year though?
    02-02-17 08:40 PM
  6. wingnut666's Avatar
    1 month.

    Posted via CBX
    02-02-17 09:21 PM
  7. wingnut666's Avatar
    actually, this got me thinking...one month seems very short for a quality device like the passport. I read the pdf on their website and it says handhelds are covered for one year. I dont know if there are some exceptions to this rule but I bought my phone in december, direct from sbb during the 3-week black friday sale and in january I called for support, was asked to enter my imei, and then told my device was out of warranty... but for $35US I could purchase a one-time support call. I hung up and fixed the phone myself, luckily it was nothing but a piece of gold foil from a cheap sim card shorting out the pins...no damaged done. but wait a tick...is my phone still under warranty?!

    Posted via CBX
    02-02-17 09:33 PM
  8. littlebuff's Avatar
    1 month.

    Posted via CBX
    One month if you don't like it or replace with new phone. One year warranty but that would also mean fixing your phone and only replace if not fixable.
    But that is if you buy from BlackBerry listed retailers/distributor.

    Posted from my  Passport
    02-03-17 04:58 AM
  9. littlebuff's Avatar
    No factory warranty.
    So if you have an issue with the phone your at the mercy of the seller.

    Also based on Ebays definition of new, this seller could be selling refurbished device's.
    I would be very careful and make sure the device's EIME number matches the number that is show on the original passport box which it should be shipped to you in. That's if these phones are truly new devices.

    Reason I say that, someone was buying up Passport boxes not to long ago and they wouldn't say why they wanted the boxes. I also saw the same individual buying up damaged passports. They even noted they would pay more for the box and the device if the EIME numbers matched. $170 seems a little too low for a new device.

    Posted via CB10
    It's eBay. What do you expect?
    FYI, eBay provide 1 month protection if the device does not come as listed description. If buyer pays by Paypal, Paypal provides a 6 month buyer protection.
    I think that eBay definition of New is pretty clear. Refurbished devices have their own categories. If you buy new and receive refurbished, you can get your money back as long as you can prove it.
    And as someone mentioned, ask the seller for info before buying and keep all the response as proof.

    It's eBay mate. It's not your carrier vendor.

    Posted from my  Passport
    02-03-17 05:09 AM
  10. shawnreum's Avatar
    Was missing the screen shot on previous comment.
    Attached Thumbnails New Unlocked Passportports on Ebay.-8564.jpg  
    02-03-17 05:28 AM
  11. wingnut666's Avatar
    that's well and good and understood for e-ebay purchases, but I bought mine from blackberry and I think they shafted me. still, it worked out for the better since I didnt have to send in my phone and wait an infinity to get it back..

    Posted via CBX
    02-03-17 08:24 AM
  12. LuxuryTouringZone's Avatar
    My oh my! Just two days ago, the number of sold passports was at 2,001, and now it's at 2,019!

    Secret pent-up demand for passports?
    02-05-17 08:24 PM
  13. Zeratul57's Avatar
    New BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1 GSM 32GB 4G LTE (FACTORY Unlocked) Smartphone | eBay There are only 50 left now. 3 sold in the last hour. Curious what caused the rush on these, maybe more people found out about it!
    02-15-17 10:27 AM
  14. dmlis's Avatar
    New BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1 GSM 32GB 4G LTE (FACTORY Unlocked) Smartphone | eBay There are only 50 left now. 3 sold in the last hour. Curious what caused the rush on these, maybe more people found out about it!
    They read about 0% market share and wanted to stand out of the crowd.
    02-16-17 02:44 PM
  15. carlosanavaa's Avatar
    New Unlocked Passportports on Ebay.-20170220_112427.jpg
    New Unlocked Passportports on Ebay.-20170220_112439.jpg

    I finally got my Passport i got from EBAY. Phone is working perfectly!
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    02-20-17 12:37 PM
  16. Carjackd's Avatar
    That's a stellar deal!
    02-20-17 01:03 PM
  17. cbosdell's Avatar
    Looking back I wish I had jumped on this deal. Doesn't look like anything better is likely to come along in the new future as stock (or people willing to part with them) gets fairly low.
    03-17-17 03:06 PM
  18. StringDriver's Avatar
    I bought a brand new Passport that was advertised as UNLOCKED; however, it was not. It came with an unlock code, and (I never unlocked it) I returned it.
    Here, it seems, it was locked to a European carrier (name unknown) and the seller told me that "all international BlackBerry phones need to be unlocked with a code... blablabla... other of the European brethren told me otherwise... that their BB's needed no code in Europe.
    So, lesson learned.
    And another reason why Factory Unlocked devices are the only devices I'll buy in the future.
    03-17-17 06:53 PM
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