1. taguluchi's Avatar
    was at the att store yesterday and saw the bold in person for the first time. Wow nice I like, now I want one LOL was thinking about getting a used one off ebay but i dunno I've always bought brand new phones, Anyone buy a used bold or buy a used phone, what are your oppinions because I'm kinda up in the air about it.
    11-30-08 03:13 PM
  2. avt123's Avatar
    was at the att store yesterday and saw the bold in person for the first time. Wow nice I like, now I want one LOL was thinking about getting a used one off ebay but i dunno I've always bought brand new phones, Anyone buy a used bold or buy a used phone, what are your oppinions because I'm kinda up in the air about it.
    Maybe wait to see if you can get a refurb from ATT, but I don't know if they are available yet. Otherwise buying a used phone off ebay can be very risky. Make sure the seller has a good rating and good feedback. Otherwise I would just buy the phone new. I personally would never buy a used phone. Good luck with whatever you do!
    11-30-08 03:44 PM
  3. bobojay's Avatar
    Maybe wait to see if you can get a refurb from ATT, but I don't know if they are available yet. Otherwise buying a used phone off ebay can be very risky. Make sure the seller has a good rating and good feedback. Otherwise I would just buy the phone new. I personally would never buy a used phone. Good luck with whatever you do!
    Ditto what he says....
    11-30-08 03:56 PM
  4. johnmorganjr1's Avatar
    I have never bought a used phone, nor will I ever. Too many issues can come with a used phone. I would take a refurbished phone from my provider however just because I could buy insurance on it. That's just me and my concerns however. You have to do what you feel comfortable with.
    11-30-08 04:08 PM
  5. GapBoyPCS's Avatar
    After spending more time on these and other forums, I'm hesitant to get used BlackBerries. I'm sure there are a lot of decent folks selling their old BBs, but there are those who take advantage of others (like selling pre-production ones that don't work anymore or selling stolen ones).

    If cost is a concern, go refurbished. Otherwise, save up and make it a goal. You don't need to get a Bold right away. You can always start off with a Pearl or Curve, which are becoming more heavily discounted due to their life cycle, and work yourself up to a Bold.
    11-30-08 04:24 PM
  6. JORB's Avatar
    I bought a brand new 8320 yesterday off some guy from craigslist. Perfect quality! 1 scratch on the screen but no bigs since im putting around $80 in new housings, lcd screen and all that jazz. Most people online are legit, just keep your eyes open.
    11-30-08 04:58 PM
  7. luvitlo's Avatar
    I have bought 3 used phones off eBay
    1 kyocrea kx swivel because my mom razor died and she needed a cheap get her by phone.it work perfect mom keeps it for a back up now
    2 black berry pearl was my first pearl my wife has it now never a moment trouble and it came with a 30 day warranty from the seller
    3 motorolla razor 2 my mom wanted one so bad I finally won her one off eBay for a decent price. She uses it daily now no problems
    But you do want to watch feedback history and rate. Good sellers honor their products and back their word up. I have 3 used phones off eBay in my house and all were great worked as expected or better, and were cheap for what they are.
    ~luvitlo~

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    11-30-08 05:48 PM
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