BEST DEALS: Nexus S, unlocked, £226

Now that there’s an Android 4.0 update for the Nexus S out there, last year’s Nexus has just become a fantastic way to get yourself a bit of “Ice Cream Sandwich” action on the cheap.

And one of the cheapest ways is via eBay, where a few sellers are offering the Nexus S for around £230, new. The only problem here is you’ll be getting the SLCD screen model rather than the Super AMOLED version, but for £230 and a way to have a play with Android 4.0…

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…that’s not a huge deal-breaker. One seller here is selling “More than 10″ units of the Nexus S for £225.99 including shipping. Others are offering it for £239. All new.

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  1. Mark G

     /  December 17, 2011

    Avoid simply electronics HK seller, import duties dodgy service. Poor reputation

    • Simon

       /  December 17, 2011

      I agree with this. ecell are just as bad too based on personal experience. Stick to known retailers such as Play or Prepay Mania.

      Best deal from a trustworthy company is £279 for the Nexus S with Super LCD screen (i9023 model). is £299 for the same phone. I’d rather spend the extra than trust a dodgy ebay seller.

      Just seen that the ebay seller is only offering a 12 month warranty on the phone which is odd as I know for a fact that the standard warranty is 2 years on this phone. Probably because the phone on ebay is a grey import.

  2. I got mine (i9023) from Prepaymania about two months ago, for this reason – couldn’t face waiting for HTC to decide if they were going to upgrade that to ICS, and thought that the Nexus S would become more desirable once it had the update.

    Really impressed with it, and the screen – was a bit dubious about getting the SLCD version over the AMOLED, but the screen is fantastic. Have compared it to the AMOLED version, and the difference is negligible. Certainly not worth paying more for.

  3. Neostar

     /  December 19, 2011

    Yea avoid ebay when buying mobiles

    I personally recommend gummobile they are good and fast

  4. I used ecell for a Nexus S and it was fine, order was done on Monday and got the phone by Thursday. I was worried after reading some stories about them but my experience was fine.


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