You will need
- mobile phone;
Pay attention to the packaging of the phone when buying. On the box with a certified phone must be imprinted with the inscription in Russian, it will be printed on the box, not on the stickers or stamps.
Open the box and check that it is necessarily Russian-speaking guide. This is important in combination with the preceding sign, to distinguish non-certified phone number: even in the package with the "gray" phone can be manual with the Russian page. Official manufacturers make usually a separate manual for the country where you want to sell the device.
Turn the phone on, its menu must have a menu. If not, then the device is not intended for sale in territory of the Russian Federation and, accordingly, the phone is not certified.
Check the authenticity of telephone by using its unique serial number. To do this, dial *#06#, the number will be displayed, click on the link http://www.numberingplans.com/?page=analysis&sub=imeinr and enter the numbers in the field, to check the authenticity of telephone. You can also contact the hotline with the manufacturer and find out whether the device is certified for Russia. For example, hotline Nokia– 8 800 700 2222.
Open the cover of the phone and remove the battery, look on sticker on it except the serial numbers must be signs of RST and SSE, not on a separate stamp, and next to the room. The same marking PCT needs to be on the phone, it means that the phone is certified PCT.
Inspect the keyboard: rude Russian engraving, and the discrepancy of Russian letters talking about the fake. Finally, ask the seller about the terms of warranty repair. Often, sellers do not hide the fact that they sell goods "grey".
Advice 2: How to check phone for when buying
When buying a phone , there is a danger run into a factory defect in any of its elements. To minimize this risk, please check the phone not only existing capabilities but also on its good physical condition. Follow these tips that will help avoid many troubles.
One of the most common defects is the creaking of the hull. Pressing in various places on the body of the phone, especially the volume keys and lock at the ends of the apparatus.
If your phone has a stylus check stylus must be firmly "sit" in the appropriate box and do not fall out when you shake the device.
You should also check the screen of the phone. Turn on the machine, inspect the screen for problem pixels to do it, you may have no special photos with different colors, because you can insert your memory card may not be allowed.
Carefully check the operation of all keys on the keyboard, for example, typing test sms message. All the buttons should respond on the first tap, otherwise there may be problems with the contacts.
Insert the sim card and check the quality of speaker and microphone by simply calling it.
Inspect the contents of the phone, check it with the user manual supplied with the machine, ask to swap the box if it detects the absence of something.
Finally, check all the documents that came with your phone, carefully read the warranty. If you know how to find IME to buy the phone, compare it with the IME on the box.