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Old 25th March 2016, 10:32   #8761
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Guys, I am in Dubai currently where the 6s 64gb is retailing for 2590 dirhams (around 47k after converting to INR). To buy or not to buy?
I know warranty won't be valid here. This is at Carrefour, some other small shops it might be cheaper.
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Guys, I am in Dubai currently where the 6s 64gb is retailing for 2590 dirhams (around 47k after converting to INR). To buy or not to buy?.
Beware no facetime also if it is a UAE specific handset, if it is imported only Facetime would work.
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After the latest software update for the iPhone 6 iOS 9.3, on clicking the friend request icon on Facebook, the screen goes blank and back to the main menu page.
There is a neat trick for some issues in iOS. Press the top key for a few seconds until it says 'Slid to power off' and then immediately press the 'Home' key and wait. The screen will refresh and any app running in the background will be removed from the memory. It helps to speed up the device.
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Old 25th March 2016, 21:12   #8764
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I think I can do without facetime!
Anything else to worry about?
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There is a neat trick for some issues in iOS. Press the top key for a few seconds until it says 'Slid to power off' and then immediately press the 'Home' key and wait. The screen will refresh and any app running in the background will be removed from the memory. It helps to speed up the device.

Yes. It does work. After pressing the home key you need to wait, maybe 30 seconds.
The phone does feel a little faster.

Any suggestions for a iPhone 6 power bank.
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Old 26th March 2016, 01:37   #8766
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My sister just bought for herself an iPhone 6s 16gb rosegold without facetime for 2249 AED (41k INR).
It has a Redington sticker at the back.
Offcourse, warranty won't be valid in India but can someone post the link on how you can check if its warranty is valid in India.
SpaceGrey wasn't in stock so ill be buying it tomorrow if its in stock.
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My sister just bought for herself an iPhone 6s 16gb rosegold without facetime for 2249 AED (41k INR).
It has a Redington sticker at the back.
Offcourse, warranty won't be valid in India but can someone post the link on how you can check if its warranty is valid in India.
SpaceGrey wasn't in stock so ill be buying it tomorrow if its in stock.

Look around in India man! My friends just bought the 6S, from local stores, 45k for 16gb rose gold, 54k for 64gb gold! The price difference is not worth loosing out on warranty.
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Any suggestions for a iPhone 6 power bank.
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I bought this last week

http://www.amazon.in/ADATA-PT100-100...0-9def32fdf4a5
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My sister just bought for herself an iPhone 6s 16gb rosegold without facetime for 2249 AED (41k INR).
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Without FaceTime? How does that work. Isn't that a standard Apple feature that comes with every device? It's certainly on all my Apple devices?
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Without FaceTime? How does that work. Isn't that a standard Apple feature that comes with every device? It's certainly on all my Apple devices?
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Facetime is banned in ME and Dubai, hence all iphones sold there dont have facetime preinstalled.
I am not sure how do they deal with Skype and Android phones.

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Facetime is banned in ME and Dubai, hence all iphones sold there dont have facetime preinstalled. I am not sure how do they deal with Skype and Android phones.

Thanks, I had no idea?
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Apple has no comprehensive global warranty policy. Warranty applies to country of purchase. But if you are in another country, the Apple service center MAY repair your device, without any obligation to fulfill warranty. Its entirely up to them on a case to case basis.
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Apart from iphone all apple products carries global warranty.
Thank you for your input guys.
The terms and conditions did say that it is case to case basis. I guess if I buy it myself (Bill is on my name), I can say I relocated. In this case I do think they might honour it.

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For all guys buying an iPhone from ME,
I have purchased my iPhone 6s 64GB from souq.ae.
It has facetime and all possible functions.
Regarding warranty please note apple does not provide it on the iPhone outside your country of purchase.
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For all guys buying an iPhone from ME,
I have purchased my iPhone 6s 64GB from souq.ae.
It has facetime and all possible functions.
Regarding warranty please note apple does not provide it on the iPhone outside your country of purchase.

Face time control in UAE is exercised not through the handset but by the carrier service providers. Thus users from UAE can still use FaceTime using VPN service
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I think I can do without facetime!
Anything else to worry about?
Apart from not having warranty cover in India, nope its the same old iPhone.

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I am not sure how do they deal with Skype and Android phones.
Yes this is the funny thing, Skype does work

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For all guys buying an iPhone from ME,
I have purchased my iPhone 6s 64GB from souq.ae.
This is what i mentioned, such sites will sell non UAE handsets (don't know how they manage but these are imports is what i understand) which will specifically mention FaceTime active.

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Face time control in UAE is exercised not through the handset but by the carrier service providers. Thus users from UAE can still use FaceTime using VPN service
Not true, i have used UAE handset (activated in India) for few years, you will not even find setting for FaceTime in those handset, forget the app.
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