I would like to share my experience of buying refurbished mobile phones from hongkong and china. So far I have bought around 10 phones but around 4 of them were faulty on the day I received them. Few that were working were actually water damaged phones which have been repaired and resold with new fascia.So the end result is that there is more than 50 percent crap in refurbished phones.Phones that I bought were Ericsson R310, Nokia 6111, SonyEricsson W880i,K810i.
Mostly in refurbishing they change the fascia to new one with lower quality new battery and headphones.they even dont bother to check the functionality of phones and it will be your headache to resend it back for repair if they dont work the first day in your hand.
You have been warned.