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Topic # 100480 12-Apr-2012 10:28 Send private message

I need to purchase a Iphone 4GS 16gb OUTRIGHT unlocked.

Apple and Vodafone retails them for $1049 and Telecom retail for $1029

Anyone  got any suggestions on where i can pick an Iphone 4GS 16gb  cheaper than $1029?

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  Reply # 608144 12-Apr-2012 10:31 Send private message

$945 at einfo.

Do whatever you want to do man.


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  Reply # 608145 12-Apr-2012 10:35 Send private message

$1029 is pretty cheap.

There is no margin in these for retailers so other than a parallel import you will probably not get one much cheaper than Telecom is doing.

Have you check with PB Tech? They seem to run on minimal margins, but I would be surprised if they were any cheaper than Telecom.

Will Telecom sell you one without a plan/SIM?

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  Reply # 608146 12-Apr-2012 10:36 Send private message

trig42: Will Telecom sell you one without a plan/SIM?


All opinions are mine and mine alone, and do not represent the opinion of Spark.

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  Reply # 608455 12-Apr-2012 20:30 Send private message

Yeh I shopped around last year and Telecom XT's price was the cheapest then I think, $1029. Its not that big of a difference but its something none the less. That's also unlocked, without a sim and without contract and all that lovely stuff, so its yours to go anywhere. Since it's $20 cheaper than everyone else, you can use that extra cash to buy a sim for your chosen network since it works on any NZ network. :D

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  Reply # 610128 16-Apr-2012 17:27 Send private message

I could be barking up the completely wrong tree but I remember once upon a time seeing something about some parallel importers selling used iPhones as new ones. 

Basically, the phone was used in another country re-furbished and sold as 'New Zealand new'. 

Does this still happen or is there a way to avoid it?  

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