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OMG Is my P605 a fake.

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19th January 2014, 08:01 PM   |  #11  
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Okay turned off power saving and results were off the charts. I just want o make sure...

Is there anyway to get $50 samsung credit and the $25 Google play credit

Thats for US version only and we got HK version, so no. Too bad HK contents isnt worth a dime and here in Sweden, we got any **** free contents gifts and still the SM-P605 cost damn over 1100 US. -.-
19th January 2014, 08:21 PM   |  #12  
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I bought a P605 via Negri Electronics a couple of weeks ago, and it was in an identical box to the one in your picture. My box also didn't have any spare stylus tips. Also had a Hongkong style adapter, which Negri provided a US adapter in the outer package.

I suppose the HK version just doesn't come with spare tips?

It seems real to me.

You got no idea of the Negri problems with the Note 3 obviously.

I feel sorry for anybody buying stuff from them.

The stories are hard to believe yet true.
19th January 2014, 08:46 PM   |  #13  
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You got no idea of the Negri problems with the Note 3 obviously.

I feel sorry for anybody buying stuff from them.

The stories are hard to believe yet true.

What problems with NEGRI? Please enlighten me.
19th January 2014, 09:47 PM   |  #14  
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You got no idea of the Negri problems with the Note 3 obviously.

I feel sorry for anybody buying stuff from them.

The stories are hard to believe yet true.

I bought my N-8000 and SM-P601 from Negri and had no issues. The only problems I heard regarding the N3 and Negri was that some carrier devices they sold, mostly T-Mobile, that had their IMEI's reported stolen after people received them and started using them. Since Negri doesn't build devices and most of what they sell is grey market and imported from other countries they are kind of at the mercy of their suppliers. As far as I know they stood behind the devices with bad IMEI's and replaced or refunded them. If you're in the U.S. and buying a SM-P601/5, no matter who you're buying it from, you're taking a chance as to its origins, condition, and country of sale (which can't be the U.S. because neither is sold here). And know that none of them have a Samsung warranty because they're grey market. Negri, Expansys, and NewEgg are the biggest sellers of Samsung grey market devices in the U.S. and I've purchased from all three. My experiences have been fine but I've heard complaints (some horror stories) on all three. With grey market goods there's no such thing as Best Buy. And Amazon doesn't count; all their unlocked devices are sold via marketplace sellers.
20th January 2014, 01:10 AM   |  #15  
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I bought my N-8000 and SM-P601 from Negri and had no issues. The only problems I heard regarding the N3 and Negri was that some carrier devices they sold, mostly T-Mobile, that had their IMEI's reported stolen after people received them and started using them. Since Negri doesn't build devices and most of what they sell is grey market and imported from other countries they are kind of at the mercy of their suppliers. As far as I know they stood behind the devices with bad IMEI's and replaced or refunded them. If you're in the U.S. and buying a SM-P601/5, no matter who you're buying it from, you're taking a chance as to its origins, condition, and country of sale (which can't be the U.S. because neither is sold here). And know that none of them have a Samsung warranty because they're grey market. Negri, Expansys, and NewEgg are the biggest sellers of Samsung grey market devices in the U.S. and I've purchased from all three. My experiences have been fine but I've heard complaints (some horror stories) on all three. With grey market goods there's no such thing as Best Buy. And Amazon doesn't count; all their unlocked devices are sold via marketplace sellers.

They were selling used as new

They were selling stolen as new

They were selling phones with the seals broken that were still locked as unlocked and new

They were selling Phones that were rooted as new

They were selling Phones that were already Knox tripped as new

This is just a small list of the things they pulled

If you read the TMO Note 3 thread thread, I don't know how you would do business with them, absolutely despicable.
20th January 2014, 01:45 AM   |  #16  
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If you read the TMO Note 3 thread thread, I don't know how you would do business with them, absolutely despicable.

I'd read the thread before I bought my P-601 from them. All their Samsung HSPA devices come from the Samsung dealer in Trinidad. They had the P601 before anyone else reselling them in the U.S. did and it arrived in its shrink wrap and was perfect. The shrink wrapped Trinidadian N-8000 I got last year arrived with a bad display. Negri paid return shipping and overnighted me a new one (which was perfect). I asked where their LTE P-605's came from and they said Asia. I personally am not interested in any Asian-sourced imports because the s/w and Hub access are funky when used in the U.S. Software wise, Trinidad and Latin America are the most compatible. That's why I got a P-601. When people ask me where to buy Samsung grey market devices I mention the three company's above. I share my experiences (and the horror stories, lack of warranty, and other risks) and tell them to avoid PayPal (Amazon Payments is an option with Negri) and use a "customer friendly" credit card like Amex. I'm sorry some people got burned over the N3 but it doesn't change my positive experiences.
31st March 2014, 03:35 PM   |  #17  
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Smile Same problem but got the solution.
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Just checked over my device and some you tube video posts.. a few things.

I got the P605 from ATGSM.com.

The box was sealed with sticker and all.

Inside the box there were no replacement stylus tips (as seen in all the you tube reviews)

Also the box does not look like any of the boxes i see in the reviews. I take it that the version they shipped me is originally the Hong Kong.

There were no specs on the box.

Did I get a fake...a clone....... What do I do now. I can post a pic of the box if you need to see it.

I need some serious help. I paid over $700 for this device. I just want to make sure its the real deal. Especially seeing how there are so many fakes out there. Please help.

Power saving mode should be off........ It's working... Thanks to dt33
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