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The Importance of good Used Cell Phone Descriptions

Finding a great deal is one thing, but there is a need for caution when considering buying a used iPhone from a seller who has not yet acquired a good feedback rating. This applies to many sources online where people are selling their used iPhones for various reasons. Even when the phone has a great description and pictures too, you still should consider the lack of history which the seller has. As we all know, you have to start somewhere though, and even the sellers with the absolute best feedback ratings had to start somewhere. The quality of the descriptions and the pictures can be a good substitute indicator for how much quality the seller actually may bring to the table as an individual. People who have put forth the time to take really good quality pictures of the used cell phones which they are selling will often be more upfront, complete and honest in their descriptions of the item as well.

An item description should take into account any perceived flaws in a cosmetic as well as an operational observation. If a used cell phone is in perfect condition then it means that it has a very minimal amount of slight surface scratches (if any since mint does mean perfect). The plastics which cell phones are constructed from really are susceptible to showing signs of wear, especially over time and under heavy usage. But there are some used cell phones which actually are indeed in mint condition. These are those wonderful surprises which have simply not been used very much by the previous owner. Remember that when you are bargain hunting that these can be for sale by sellers with little to no feedback ratings yet.

This is where most of us consider going for it so to speak when the description is very informative and addresses the look of the phone as well as the working condition of it. There are no indications that the seller is trying to hide something or gloss over some imperfection. Also, the pictures are good quality (they do not have to be prize winners, but you know what we mean). Some good pics should show any wear marks on the cell phone as well. Ultimately there should be no surprises!

So when you compare used iPhones and the best one is by a seller with minimal feedback, you can consider these points. You may do well and wind up with a great used iPhone 3GS super cheap which would have otherwise cost you dearly. Saving cash is great yet sometimes you just have to take a chance when looking for the really big bargains based upon the descriptions available.