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Old 06-22-2007, 06:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I picked up a new white t-mobile pearl a few days ago. Before I got in my car to drive home, I noticed that the Z and the Y letters were switched....NOT the whole key, just the letter. When I pressed Z, it would spell out Y...and vice versa. Weird eh? Then I looked on my box and saw that my phone was made in Mexico. So I took my phone back and had it replaced that day. I think the one I have now is made in Hungary or something. I'll have to verify that when I get home.

Have any of you had a similar experience?
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Old 06-22-2007, 06:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think you may be unique with this one! How strange!
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Old 06-22-2007, 06:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yah, at first i thought it might have been a counterfeit phone. but i got it from an authorized t-mobile dealer.

i wonder if the build quality varies that much from each different country.

can you guys post where your pearls were made? (look on the box)
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maybe the keypad was meant for a german phone, but was placed on a US spec phone... anyway, mine was made in mexico as well, but the build quality seems pretty good...
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maybe the keypad was meant for a german phone, but was placed on a US spec phone... anyway, mine was made in mexico as well, but the build quality seems pretty good...
Yeah QWERTZ is German keyboard layout. Mine has the same, but then I am in Germany
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can you guys post where your pearls were made? (look on the box)
Here is a pic of mine inside.

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hehe... pre-occupation or post?
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made in mexico....mine is.

made in iraq ? is that for real ? can't be pre-occupation, the pearl wasn't around then...

this is real strange, perhaps companies have been trying to stimulate their economy or something. but i would have thought the grounds are still too unstable for that....
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made in mexico....mine is.

made in iraq ? is that for real ? can't be pre-occupation, the pearl wasn't around then...

this is real strange, perhaps companies have been trying to stimulate their economy or something. but i would have thought the grounds are still too unstable for that....
I recently got it on a warranty replacement. I think it is a refurb based on the data I found on it when performing a sync with Outlook.

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I recently got it on a warranty replacement. I think it is a refurb based on the data I found on it when performing a sync with Outlook.

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Mine was made in CANADA
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