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Later, the teenager shared his mishap on social media, posting images of the blunder. Reportedly, he expressed finding it peculiar that the phone was inexpensively priced, yet the shipping fees exceeded the norm. Despite the oddities, the allure of the deal proved too tempting for him.
Instances of individuals receiving counterfeit iPhones have recurred. However, in none of these cases were there reports of missing product details prior to purchase. In a recent incident, a Guwahati man acquired a ‘fake’ iPhone from Flipkart, having paid Rs 1,24,900. Upon discovering the device’s unusually low charging rate, he sought verification at a nearby store, confirming the received phone’s counterfeit nature.
As we chuckle at the unexpected twists of online shopping, this comical tale serves as a friendly reminder to double-check before hitting that “purchase” button. The world of e-commerce is full of surprises, and while we may not always end up with the expected gadget, the shared laughter makes the journey worthwhile. So, next time you’re on the hunt for a bargain, take a moment to ensure it’s not an iPhone-shaped coffee table in disguise. Happy shopping, and may your online escapades be filled with more giggles than surprises!