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Buying The iPhone In Hong Kong  
User currently offlineaak777 From Qatar, joined Apr 2001, 284 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 1 month 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2625 times:

Hi all,
I am willing to buy an ifone from Hong Kong since it is relatively cheaper. I would like to know if Ifones are officially unlocked over there. Or do they operate on contract like in the USA.
And I appreciate any advise on this regard. specially if there is a chance for me to be ripped off by a fake one?

Thanks

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User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3830 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (4 years 1 month 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2619 times:

Quoting aak777 (Thread starter):
specially if there is a chance for me to be ripped off by a fake one?

If it says "ifone" on the box it is most probably a fake.
Soren   



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User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6844 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (4 years 1 month 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2578 times:

Yep, should be iFone  


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User currently offlineaak777 From Qatar, joined Apr 2001, 284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 1 month 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2504 times:

Thanks for this tip
and what about being unlocked ! any info?

regards


User currently offlineStratofish From Germany, joined Sep 2001, 1053 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (4 years 1 month 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2472 times:

AFAIK, iFones always come locked and can only be used within the Jung Bisse Nahif TelCom Corp. in Jinxu Hua Province. They can be unlocked by a Mr. Xu who lives behind dock #11. He accepts a new rug or 1 hour with Oksana as pay.

Unlocked iPhones however should be available at most shops bearing the red junk sign of the HKTA. Or you search for "apple store hong kong" at google  

One of many hits: http://www.upcmac.com.hk/index.php?target=pages&page_id=about_us
scroll to "where to find us"



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User currently offlinecolumba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7088 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (4 years 1 month 16 hours ago) and read 2352 times:

I thought they were called "Iphonies"


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