1. JnEricsonx's Avatar
    I got a Note 10.1 tablet off there last year, 180 odd bucks, nice leather case and screen protector on it, terrific condition. Now I'm looking to get a Verizon Note 4 off there, but a couple people have apparently had a horror story or two, also for ebay, despite the fact that anyone I buy off of will have to have had a lot of transactions and good ratings, so am I being unduly paranoid, or not paranoid enough?
    05-30-2015 07:19 PM
  2. garrettvp9's Avatar
    In general I avoid used technology because even it is physically fine its internal hardware can be worn down if heavily used. Also, no warranty

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    05-30-2015 09:10 PM
  3. garrettvp9's Avatar
    That's just my opinion.

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    05-30-2015 09:10 PM
  4. JnEricsonx's Avatar
    Fair enough, but I really dont have a choice-I still have my Verizon UDP, and barring doing the Best Buy trick, I have no real way to upgrade.
    05-30-2015 09:20 PM
  5. ajbrad71's Avatar
    I've used it with no problem to sell and buy. Just use common sense and kelp your expectations realistic. You should be find.
    05-30-2015 11:37 PM
  6. Gremmward's Avatar
    I also have the Verizon UDP and we get all our phones through swappa now. I just got an s5 this week. My daughter has had a few iPhones and my wife has bought some Androids. Never had any problems with the phones or with transactions. And my daughter and I are heavy users on our phones never had any reason to dispute or return phones to the sellers.
    05-31-2015 04:28 AM
  7. Geodude074's Avatar
    Swappa is great, it's where I buy all my used electronics. I do sometimes see some sketchy deals though, like brand new iPads for sale for $350 when they retail for $500. The only way they can be that cheap is if they're stolen...
    05-31-2015 01:36 PM
  8. monkmullen's Avatar
    Another +1 for Swappa. Bought a new (at the time) Moto X Dev Ed from there last June, and it's been a great phone. I've tried to sell a couple things on there myself, but buyers on ebay and/or craigslist ended up coming through quicker.
    06-01-2015 10:16 PM
  9. dougeetx's Avatar
    I bought a Note 4 off of there a few weeks ago. I found a person that was relatively local. Had no problems.

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    06-02-2015 02:32 AM
  10. JnEricsonx's Avatar
    Fair enough, just a couple people have voiced warnings, so my inherited paranoia kicked in, was told about people who had high ratings/lots of transactions, then down the road the phone they purchased from them stopped working/got blacklisted all of a sudden from the prior account, etc, etc.
    06-02-2015 07:31 PM
  11. Raptor007's Avatar
    IMO it depends on many factors. I personally keep all of my devices in pristine condition, plus I trade often so they typically have so little use that you are nearly getting a new device.

    I have had the opportunity to purchase phones off of eBay in the past, and haven't used Swappa. I have sold on here at AC and iMore many times and purchased from those as well with success.

    I would say know the age of the device, the seller history and see if they have an extended warranty that will transfer with it.
    06-06-2015 02:54 PM
  12. avibu's Avatar
    I wouldnt trust , but that is your choise.
    06-07-2015 11:46 AM

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