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4.3 inch Android phone I purchased on Ebay hardly works!

4.3 inch Android phone I purchased on Ebay hardly work
I bought a 4.3 inch Android phone on Ebay and got ripped off big time!

I had recently lost my smart phone because on a stressed-out day I left it on top of my car and drove off with it – needless to say the cell phone did not survive and I needed to buy a replacement. I looked on the Internet and I looked at and I ended up settling on a 4.3″ screen Android phone from China.

The phone I wanted was buy it now and was $117 with free shipping and handling. A similar cell phone with a big name brand like LG, Samsung, Motorola, HTC, etc… was priced around $500 and up. This Android phone seemed have everything I would need and more and it was priced at just over $100.

I ended up purchasing the smartphone from Ebay seller zhipeng2000 and it came in a little over 2 weeks – not a bad shipping time when the listing stated that it would take 3 to 4 weeks for me to receive the item. When I receive the item I plug it in and charged it. Once it was done charging I stuck my Sim card in it and tried it out. The touch screen seemed to work very well and everything was easy to find.

But once I started using it to make calls or texting I found it had a lot of significant errors or problems. every phone call sounded scratchy and with background noise. The text messages were annoying because when I tried to send a text many of the letters I would try and press were coming up wrong. The screen was too vague in its selection of what I was pressing. Basically if I pressed the letter asked I could get either the letter S or any of the five letters around it.

That made texting highly annoying and almost impossible. I contacted the seller zhipeng2000 with these problems and they told me that I was out of there warranty. That was ridiculous as I had just bought this phone from them and the listing that I bought it from said they had a good warranty on it and all I had to do was ship the item back to them and they would send me a replacement.

They didn’t want to honor their warranty sorry for the case to eBay. EBay quickly found for the seller zhipeng2000 and even removed my negative feedback that I left for the seller because they would not honor their own warranty. So this seller zhipeng2000 still has perfect feedback and totally screwed me over with a smart phone that barely works and is extremely frustrating to use – how is that fair or even legal?

I ended up buying a cell phone instead (an HTC Desire) from I got a cell phone that does everything I need and works great for $179. It cost a little more than the crap phone I bought on Ebay from that scam seller zhipeng2000, but I now have a cell phone that works beautifully for me. I’m still a little sore that I got screwed out of $117 at Ebay for a bad Android smartphone.

I don’t think I will be going back to eBay to buy anything ever again! I got ripped off by the seller, eBay stood behind the seller whom ripped me off and I just don’t see the how or why with that. They lost my business and I have also told us to all of my friends and am now telling it to the world through one of my favorite websites –! Don’t buy from Ebay or you will get ripped off like happened to me.

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