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đŸ’Ŧ What's happening in Ko Pha Ngan now?

refuseillusion  
7h
Cheapest iPhones available in China are grey-imports smuggled in from HK
refuseillusion  
7h
Huaqiangbei in Shenzhen, just across the HK border
loren  
7h
I had similar thoughts about buying a Chinese market XR for the dual sim. Hoping Nokia's 7.1 Plus (Global X7) will work for less cash. Doesn't seem to be missing anything critical.
refuseillusion  
7h
If you plan on buying from a Chinese seller I'd ask them directly - the amount of knowledge they have is vast
refuseillusion  
7h
Android phones can be purchased with Global ROM flashed so it comes with Google Apps
refuseillusion  
7h
Although you need to trust the seller that the phone is indeed new and not refurbished (box needs to be opened to flash)
refuseillusion  
7h
Not sure that answers your question
refuseillusion  
7h
In HK I had a good experience buying at Sin Tat Plaza (actually some of the phones there are grey imports from Taiwan)
refuseillusion  
7h
This site can give you an idea of prices in HK https://m.price.com.hk/product.php?p=126985
loren  
7h
It's not always just a different ROM. Chinese market models can be missing things like NFC too.

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