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Wanting to buy a used, refurbished or brand new N900. I am in Australia. Needs to be the English QWERTY keyboard and MUST be working 100%.
Please do not direct me to eBay or China websites. They are ripping us Maemo lovers to death.
 

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I too have been burned by the Chinese 'new' N900s but after getting one fake new from ebay and one from a former very active TMO member who famously took money and ran I have learned how to find a good N900.
I typically look for a N900 which is obviously not new but in good condition, you really have to look for one with at least a little pocket wear and the right accessories to prove you are getting OEM and not one with a replaced plastic case, if you search TMO you can find the fake vs real box pictures to help too on really complete phones. I look for sellers in wealthier western countries and tick only the used box on auction site searches.
I suppose it is not foolproof but it has worked for me at least four times.
 

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Thanks for those tips biketool. Much appreciated
 

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I still have one, bnob, I'm in Indonesia btw
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Hi elcaito,

I'm in Australia and my n900 is still in excellent condition. Private message me if you want to discuss it further.
 

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https://db.tt/28V77jnOQ0

Bnob, grab it fast
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