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Selling iPhone 12 but the gut is the old iPhone


Are the iPhone X, iPhone 11 replaced to become iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro Max safe?

IPhone 12 models with the guts of older iPhones are available for sale on select e-commerce channels and phone stores. These machines are cheaper than the iPhone 12 and have a new look and trendy design that some customers choose to buy.

iPhone Xs Max reworked the case to become the iPhone 12 Pro Max listed on a sales page.

On an e-commerce site, the iPhone 12 Pro Max with the body of the iPhone Xs Max is offered at 13.9 million dong. The device is advertised like the iPhone 12 Pro Max to 99.9%, always features FaceID.

Particularly, the iPhone 11 “level” to the iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro has a higher price, 14.7 million dong.

A used iPhone 12 Pro Max at present is priced at around 25 million VND. Therefore, holding a machine that is 99% similar but almost half the price will make many people choose to buy. Of course the machine has the outside of the iPhone 12 Pro Max, but possesses the features of the original machine.

Not only selling whole iPhone 12 from old iPhone, many repair shops also provide cover replacement services for iPhone users wishing to “up” the latest generation iPhone. Many iPhones born a few years ago can wear the iPhone 12 line-up, with prices ranging from 600,000 to less than 3 million VND.

For example, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone 11 can be fitted to become iPhone 12.

iPhone X, iPhone Xs, iPhone 11 Pro can be upgraded to iPhone 12 Pro. And iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 11 Pro Max can be turned into iPhone 12 Pro Max by mechanics.

The cost and the cost of the case depends on the model. For example, a store in Ho Chi Minh City quotes an iPhone 12 with a price of 600 to under 1.5 million dong, an iPhone 12 Pro with a price of over 2 million dong, and an iPhone 12 Pro Max case and cost of nearly 3 million dong. copper.

Answer to ICTnews, representative of Funny Phone repair chain, said the case of iPhone 12 Pro or 12 Pro Max using is still normal. If replaced at a reputable facility, there is virtually no risk of fire and explosion and no loss of features present on the machine.

“However, for iPhone that has not been repaired or disassembled, when the device is removed it will lose its water resistance,” said Fun Phones.

Mr. Huynh Phu Hai, Director of 24H repair center, recommends some risks if the shell is replaced incorrectly. For example, the power button cord is thin and located close to the bottom, if not careful, it will easily tear. In addition, Wi-Fi weak, weak waves, no FaceID, camera not focusing, wireless charging not working.

With the above risks, the Funny Phone side said that technicians must be highly skilled, in order to move all the components inside the original iPhone to the new case neatly and avoid damaging the cables, FaceID, and batteries. …

Besides, when replacing the cover, the device will have to be opened, such intervention will not be covered by the genuine warranty if it is still valid. So users should only replace the new cover for the phone after the warranty period expires.

When buying an iPhone with a new cover, or bring it to make a new case, users should choose reputable stores, ask for a warranty for the device. Normally, the warranty period is about 3-12 months.

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