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Can i sell a Droid 3 or should i throw it away?

24th April 2012, 09:39 PM |#1  
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I only want to know if i should sell it or throw it away.. if it's worth it... don't want to sell it here. Sorry if that thread seems to.

I bought a droid 3 on ebay, unfortunately i was not able to remove the subsidy lock

When i bought it, it was brand new. I only tried 2 codes, they didn't work. Bad luck for me.

I've never made any modifications to the software or hardware.

The specs:

Model: Xt862
Carrier: Verizon Wireless
ESN: good (i looked it up on verizon wireless' official website)
Condition: very good, not a single scrach or any damages.
Batteries: 3 (manufactured by motorola, they work without problems)
No instructions or anything else..

I live in europe (Austria) so i cannot retrieve any codes from verizon, only a customer of them can do that. So the value would be reduced to the minimum or nothing right? I got a new phone from samsung for free from my carrier "Telekom Austria" so no need for this cell phone any more. I don't even know if it is stolen or not, some unlock-code sites said "reported as stolen". Verizon website says it is eligable for activation the seller called verizon, the same answer. I don't want to do any researches to find out if it is stolen or not.. i don't think it is.

So is it worth to sell it or not?

Many thanks in andvance!

PS: sorry for my poor english
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24th April 2012, 10:45 PM |#2  
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Someone on verizon that won't be traveling it would be fine for since the esn is clean but I don't no about any gsm carrier now since you can't unlock it if your gonna throw it away let me know I would take it to have around the house lol

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so maybe i can sell it on ebay .. how much can i get for this cell phone, approximatelly?

Yes, i'll do that but this phone is senseless in every aspect!!! Even a stone is more efficient as a paper weight! and of course much nicer DDD

The worst thing is, there are no alternatives for a qwertz or qwerty keyboard here.. no single phone at any carrier.. what a ...**********. they are too old to get support.. all of them..
25th April 2012, 06:22 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by googleluca3.2

so maybe i can sell it on ebay .. how much can i get for this cell phone, approximatelly?

Yes, i'll do that but this phone is senseless in every aspect!!! Even a stone is more efficient as a paper weight! and of course much nicer DDD

The worst thing is, there are no alternatives for a qwertz or qwerty keyboard here.. no single phone at any carrier.. what a ...**********. they are too old to get support.. all of them..

You can definitely sell it. To say it's worthless is ridiculous. Android phones still serve as decent personal media players and gaming devices.
25th April 2012, 06:47 AM |#4  
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put a price on it, and let me know through a PM, pls.
i will take it of your hands.
i am located pretty close to your country, also.
25th April 2012, 05:25 PM |#5  
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Donate it to hashcode or some other developer. It might help them help the rest of us.
26th April 2012, 06:43 AM |#6  
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yes, this is the best idea!
27th April 2012, 12:10 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by googleluca3.2

I only want to know if i should sell it or throw it away.. if it's worth it... don't want to sell it here. Sorry if that thread seems to.

I bought a droid 3 on ebay, unfortunately i was not able to remove the subsidy lock

When i bought it, it was brand new. I only tried 2 codes, they didn't work. Bad luck for me.

I've never made any modifications to the software or hardware.

The specs:

Model: Xt862
Carrier: Verizon Wireless
ESN: good (i looked it up on verizon wireless' official website)
Condition: very good, not a single scrach or any damages.
Batteries: 3 (manufactured by motorola, they work without problems)
No instructions or anything else..

I live in europe (Austria) so i cannot retrieve any codes from verizon, only a customer of them can do that. So the value would be reduced to the minimum or nothing right? I got a new phone from samsung for free from my carrier "Telekom Austria" so no need for this cell phone any more. I don't even know if it is stolen or not, some unlock-code sites said "reported as stolen". Verizon website says it is eligable for activation the seller called verizon, the same answer. I don't want to do any researches to find out if it is stolen or not.. i don't think it is.

So is it worth to sell it or not?

Many thanks in andvance!

PS: sorry for my poor english

You can sell it on Ebay. How much you brought it for?

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27th April 2012, 01:46 PM |#8  
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Including taxes about 300
without taxes 240
seemed to be a very good price..
28th April 2012, 09:55 PM |#9  
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Have you tried with TurboSIM, more precisely i-SmartSIM (orange)?
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28th April 2012, 11:46 PM |#10  
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In addition to eBay, I would suggest dropping a PM to some of the D3 developers. They may be willing to negotiate a fair price with you, so they can have an extra device to test on, but definitely don't just throw it away...just a thought.
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