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    Default Why does anyone buy damaged Androids?

    I'm looking through ebay on a couple tablet models, I see listing after listing of damaged ones being sold, with cracked screens,messed up screens, won't power on, etc. Exactly who the hell is going to buy a tablet with a shattered screen? I mean, even if you get it fixed, still?
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    Default Re: Why does anyone buy damaged Androids?

    For parts! There are plenty of handy people out there who can swap out various parts.
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    Default Re: Why does anyone buy damaged Androids?

    I picked up an LG G2 with a non-working USB port for $82. I replaced that for $9 and had a great functioning G2 for $91
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    Default Re: Why does anyone buy damaged Androids?

    I was going to say something similar to parts, or even part salvaging. Imagine buying a device for 75 and a damaged screen. You can sell the usb port, back plate, cable/charger, buttons, etc. and probably turn a small profit. Maybe even a modest profit if you got a flagship.

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