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Phone [Q] Prototype Samsung Galaxy S4 Developer Edition??

I was searching on eBay for a Samsung Galaxy Black Edition (the one with a black screen and a Note 3 style leather textured back):



Then I came across this quite sleek looking Prototype Samsung Galaxy S4 Developer Edition:








And I thought to myself: "I must get one."

It has a black, logo-less rectangular screen with square corners, and a logo-less matte plastic back cover. In my opinion, this prototype looks much better than the mass produced model. Does anyone here own one? If so, what's it like?
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Get it and dump everything

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I wish I could, but a few things are steering me away from it:

1. It's a US phone, and apparently it's locked to US Cellular (I live in Australia)
2. It's a CDMA phone, so I'm not sure about its compatibility with Aussie networks
3. They're a US seller, so postage might be a bit of a pain because they "May not ship to Australia"
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Current Android(s):
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  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520
Old Androids:
  • Samsung Galaxy SII GT-i9100 (sold)
  • Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-i9305 4G LTE (given away (thread linked was removed by mod))
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100
 
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Looks to me like it won't be much use in Australia. I'd give it a miss.

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Looks to me like it won't be much use in Australia. I'd give it a miss.

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Yeah, that's what I'm thinking as well. Still, it's a fascinating phone.
Previously Owned Phones:

Nokia 8310 | Sony Ericsson T68i | Samsung SGH-A701 | iPhone 3GS | Nokia N97 | Nokia X6

Current Android(s):
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition GT-i9515
     
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520
Old Androids:
  • Samsung Galaxy SII GT-i9100 (sold)
  • Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-i9305 4G LTE (given away (thread linked was removed by mod))
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100
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