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Topic # 12958 16-Apr-2007 01:39
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Hi
I am seriously thinking about buying this phone from a shop in new zealand that says its parallel imported.
I would like to know how much it costs to making this phone suitable for vodaphone services and also the services that i will not be able to use.
The phone that i want to buy is the LG KG920

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Reply # 67186 16-Apr-2007 08:42
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pollo: Hi
I am seriously thinking about buying this phone from a shop in new zealand that says its parallel imported.
I would like to know how much it costs to making this phone suitable for vodaphone services and also the services that i will not be able to use.
The phone that i want to buy is the LG KG920


I would ask the store you are purchasing the phone from!

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Reply # 67674 19-Apr-2007 09:29
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I've not yet needed to buy a parallel import handset, but going by experiences related on these forums, it seems fairly safe. I'd only buy from Parallel Imported, as they seem to be be a well-established business, not likely to collapse any time soon.

Parallel phones should function just as the manufacturer specifies. Vodafone reconfigures the phone slightly so it can access VF services, for example, VF Live. A parallel import won't do this, so it depends whether the VF Live access is important to you. VF probably wouldn't be prepared to reconfigure a phone bought elsewhere (am I right, JohnR?).

Hope this helps!

George

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