Where can I get a good, unlocked Android phone in the US, for use abroad?

Jay November 21, 2014
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I want to buy an unlocked Android phone from Boston USA, to be used in India. I have seen that Amazon and eBay do sell unlocked phones but I always found 2-3 comments saying the phone was not new or was locked for a US sim. I am looking for an HTC M8 or a Sony Xperia Z2 or LG G3 which would cost around $400-$600.

Can anyone give me idea as to what I should go for online? Any particular seller to look for or retail shop to buy from? I hoping to get a better discount price around Thanksgiving Day or Christmas.

Kindly suggest.

  1. effimote
    December 31, 2014 at 5:45 am

    as for android cellphones ,i think it is not just HTC and Sony ,some china android
    cellphone are becoming so better than before ,some of them quality and specifications
    won't fall behind from HTC or Sony ,like xiaomi ,huawei , meizu and zte . here i can recommend
    one good supplier of various china brand android unlocked cellphone to you for reference .
    they offer very cheap price and free shipping for worldwide customers.

  2. Jay
    November 23, 2014 at 6:46 am

    Thanks for your answers.

    One of my friend is travelling back India from US, so I was thinking of telling him to buy for me. And if xperia z2 unlocked is $434 on amazon.com then certainly it is less costly as compared to its India price, around 36000INR.

    I was just not sure about whether it will give me any problem as using any Indian SIM in it.

  3. Susendeep.D
    November 22, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    I've heard from expert that unlocked phones of Sony costs more in US compared to India.You can get new and unlocked phones from Expansys site in US.

  4. Rajaa Chowdhury
    November 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    The indian portals that you can try are http://www.flipkart.com , http://www.snapdeal.com or http://www.amazon.in .

    • Jay
      November 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

      Hello Rajaa,

      Consider Xperia Z2, price on flipkart at this time is 36,629 compared to amazon.com price $420. Which would be 25916.10INR as per current dollar rate. On what basis you are saying it is equivalent?

  5. Rajaa Chowdhury
    November 22, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    It will cost almost same in India in INR terms to US dollar equivalent. So better buy it in India itself.

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