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Cingular 3125, New or refurbishd?

by bmel / August 31, 2007 9:58 AM PDT

I've had the Cingular V550 for 2 years now and it served me well for what I needed.
Well I think it's ready to be replaced now.
I was looking at the Cingular 3125 and it seems to have all I'm looking for.
Mostly I'll be just using it for texting and IM and your normal day-to-day talking.
On the AT&T website I see they have a refurbishd one for 39.99$.
What I'm wondering is will a refurbishd phone last me 1-2 mores years or die on me in a month?
I've never gotten a refurb before so I really don't know about how long they last.
Can anyone give me some advice on this phone or your past encounters with refurbishd phones?

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reman vs new
by wexrep / September 4, 2007 1:09 PM PDT

The remans come with a one year warranty when purchased thru proper channels, like the e store. In my experience, they last as long as a new phone would...all are subject to the same software issues from the manufacturer.

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by wexrep / September 4, 2007 1:20 PM PDT

May have given some incorrect info. Seems the remans DO only have a 90 day warranty of late. When my son purchased his about 9 mos ago, he got a one year warranty. Sorry about that.

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