1. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    This is the first used phone that I have ever purchased. I love the 1520 but am not on ATT and my company pays for anything on Verizon, so my Windows choices are limited. I researched this seller and he appears to have a great reputation and sells a TON of phones. He ranked it a 9 out of 10 in appearance and said the phone is in perfect working order.

    It wasn't cheap, $250 but having it unlocked and I am able to throw a prepaid plan on it is appealing. Do you guys think it was a smart move? The 1520 seems like an amazing phone and this seemed like a reasonably priced way to try it for a while until a new Flagship comes out.
    03-23-2015 07:24 AM
  2. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Are you saying you will be using it on Verizon or a different prepaid service? I didn't think the 1520 had a CDMA version.
    03-23-2015 07:50 AM
  3. DavidinCT's Avatar
    Just wondering, Why did you buy a 1520, when your with Verizon ? Your only real option for a fully working flagship device is the 929/ICON on Verizon. It's pretty much the same phone (spec wise) besides a 5" display over a 6" display.

    I'm sure you can find plenty of ICONs used on ebay and other places.

    If your Verizon SIM even works in it, the 1520 lacks CDMA, and it wont work. Unless your plan was go with another carrier and pay for it out of your pocket, then I guess that would work fine.

    Ebay is not a bad place to find a phone, YOU MUST read the auction in great detail and read past feedback before you buy (seller feedback), and you should be safe. Never mind if a total scam, your fully protected by ebay (up to a limit)
    03-23-2015 07:50 AM
  4. beman39's Avatar
    not only that! ALMOST every person selling an AT&T phone on Ebay is stating its a 32GB when in fact it isn't so look out for that too! I find that very misleading and shady!
    aximtreo and anon(5061193) like this.
    03-23-2015 02:17 PM
  5. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    Just wondering, Why did you buy a 1520, when your with Verizon ? Your only real option for a fully working flagship device is the 929/ICON on Verizon. It's pretty much the same phone (spec wise) besides a 5" display over a 6" display.

    I'm sure you can find plenty of ICONs used on ebay and other places.

    If your Verizon SIM even works in it, the 1520 lacks CDMA, and it wont work. Unless your plan was go with another carrier and pay for it out of your pocket, then I guess that would work fine.

    Ebay is not a bad place to find a phone, YOU MUST read the auction in great detail and read past feedback before you buy (seller feedback), and you should be safe. Never mind if a total scam, your fully protected by ebay (up to a limit)
    I will be running it on ATT ... My company pays for Verizon and I will have to pay for this myself... and the ICON is no longer available from Verizon...
    03-23-2015 03:47 PM
  6. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    not only that! ALMOST every person selling an AT&T phone on Ebay is stating its a 32GB when in fact it isn't so look out for that too! I find that very misleading and shady!
    I will keep an eye out for that.. Thanks
    03-23-2015 03:48 PM
  7. gordonfink's Avatar
    not only that! ALMOST every person selling an AT&T phone on Ebay is stating its a 32GB when in fact it isn't so look out for that too! I find that very misleading and shady!
    That's because EBay's only has one catalog entry for a 1520, which the listing defaults to. That listing says 32GB. When I list 1520's, I am careful to say in the description that it is 16GB, regardless of what the stock info from ebay says.

    It's easy to miss as a seller - it's not an intentional attempt to rip off a buyer.
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    03-23-2015 04:10 PM
  8. beman39's Avatar
    That's because EBay's only has one catalog entry for a 1520, which the listing defaults to. That listing says 32GB. When I list 1520's, I am careful to say in the description that it is 16GB, regardless of what the stock info from ebay says.

    It's easy to miss as a seller - it's not an intentional attempt to rip off a buyer.
    ok that's good on you, but others (a lot others) don't put it in the description and also put that it's a 32GB in the description when in fact it isn't...
    03-23-2015 06:32 PM
  9. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    It is a 16 GB version. According to the listing
    03-23-2015 10:38 PM
  10. DavidinCT's Avatar
    I will be running it on ATT ... My company pays for Verizon and I will have to pay for this myself... and the ICON is no longer available from Verizon...
    Yea, but, you picked up a used 1520, you could of gotten a good deal on used ICON after looking around. Then have the perk of your company paying for it :)

    The 1520 is a cool phone if you can live with the day to day with a 6" display, pretty much the same phone besides the larger display.

    Good luck with it.
    anon(5061193) likes this.
    03-24-2015 09:17 AM
  11. jfa1's Avatar
    not only that! ALMOST every person selling an AT&T phone on Ebay is stating its a 32GB when in fact it isn't so look out for that too! I find that very misleading and shady!
    ATT does have a 32GB model available only in Black and only on line at either Amazon or ATT.com So if its black it might actually be a 32gb model so check and make sure.
    03-26-2015 09:33 AM
  12. beman39's Avatar
    Ahh I did not know that, it was my understanding that the AT&T model only came in 16GB format from all the numerous threads posted in this forum... which is why people preferred the international model (and because of wireless charging)
    03-26-2015 12:29 PM

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