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Default [Q] Where can I buy a Nexus 5 in the US?

Hi!, dunno if this is the correct forum but I figured it was either here on in the general Nexus 5 so hope it's right :P.

I'm in Argentina and will be spending 10 days in NYC during the second part of January. I want to buy a N5 but I'm not sure where to do it since they are way too overpriced in both Amazon and ebay and I can't buy them directly from the play store because it's blocked from my country and I'm not sure what the shipping times would be in case I manage to order it from there once I'm in the US (some friends told me that to buy through the US play store you need a US credit card too).

I know there are some retailers that sell it but do they sell it unlocked or only with contracts with carriers?. Any other options to try to buy one?.

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Yeah, I checked there and it only has the 16GBs model and ~$150 more expensive than the play store (and even more expensive than the 32GBs version in Amazon which is at around $450).
 
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I think bestbuy just sells sprint version.its locked

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Well any store you buy it in is going to have it marked up from the Play Store because that's just how the US is. It sucks, but yeah.

You should find a broker willing to ship it to you from the US. Meaning: you give them money, they buy the phone, they get the phone, they ship the phone to you. Simple!
 
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Well any store you buy it in is going to have it marked up from the Play Store because that's just how the US is. It sucks, but yeah.

You should find a broker willing to ship it to you from the US. Meaning: you give them money, they buy the phone, they get the phone, they ship the phone to you. Simple!
And dangerous if you don't want to lose your money
 
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I think bestbuy just sells sprint version.its locked
No, it is NOT locked.
 
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You can buy the unlock version in Best Buy but according to their website they only have the 16GBs version.
 
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All nexus 5s are the same they're all unlocked for use

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