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Friday, July 18, 2008

Where to get cheap mobile phones

Speaking of mobile phones, if you’re a mobile addict and you change your mobile phones every six months or every year, you probably know the best place to get mobile phone deals. My favorite place to get mobile phones is through BSD International, a mobile phone seller which can usually be located in SM Malls.

I used to get my mobile phones from Greenhills and stalls but now I’m a bit uneasy buying from them since they might take off any day because they don’t have a brick and mortar store. These retailers are able to sell their mobile phones at a cheap price because these phones are smuggled. They usually have a contact overseas and their contacts usually buy the phones through International wireless carriers such as 3, T-Mobile, Vodafone, etc.

There are a lot of 3 Mobile deals on the Internet since the latter usually subsidizes their handsets heavily. The problem with buying directly is that you don’t have the resources to unlock these handsets and most of the times, the shipping charges plus customs tax if you import legally would cost you the same amount as buying it locally.

Anyways, I haven’t had problems with BSD International, they’re usually the cheapest ones who sell mobile phones at SM Cybermalls plus all their handsets have 1 year warranty.