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    I'm in Beijing right now, and would love to get a new phone before getting to the new UK as I'll only be going to uni/England come September.

    I'm already fairly sure that I can just buy a phone here and switch SIM cards from a Chinese to a UK mobile carrier like O2--but I want to confirm this and also know, if I get a phone here will the app store (probably the Android one, maybe Samsung) always be the version shown in China? I want an app store that, if I'm connected to wifi/3G in the UK will have the UK's version of the app store--like the top UK apps and most recent ones there.
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    (Original post by blackpuma137)
    I'm in Beijing right now, and would love to get a new phone before getting to the new UK as I'll only be going to uni/England come September.

    I'm already fairly sure that I can just buy a phone here and switch SIM cards from a Chinese to a UK mobile carrier like O2--but I want to confirm this and also know, if I get a phone here will the app store (probably the Android one, maybe Samsung) always be the version shown in China? I want an app store that, if I'm connected to wifi/3G in the UK will have the UK's version of the app store--like the top UK apps and most recent ones there.
    I think it does. I live in the UK and I'm on holiday in Holland and the prices are in euros and some of the titles are dutch.

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    Thanks--I think I'm going to go ahead and buy it in China.
 
 
 
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