Save Some Cash with XDA Member-Found Deals
Recently we split our Marketplace forum into three parts: wanting to buy, wanting to sell, and member-found deals. The former two act as a place where people can trade, plus buy/sell mobile hardware and accessories. The member-found deals forum was a bit of experiment, but so far we’re please with the results: we were hoping that XDA members would help to expose the best prices on smartphones, tablets, and accessories, and that has indeed been happening. If you’d like to benefit from these deals, or if you want to post deals that you come across, head on over to the member-found deals forum.
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