Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Shenzhen City, China 中国深圳市
Device(s): Three Chinese Androids: Kliton I806LS, Lenovo P700i, Ampe A76
Carrier: China Mobile, China Telecom.
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Presumably the person who had the phone stolen would report it to the carrier and police. Then the carrier should blacklist the IMEI, rendering it useless as a phone. Even if the thief or fence manages to wipe it and insert a new SIM, it still wouldn't work.
The People's Guide
to Android in the People's Republic.
Honorary Grand Poobah Shenzhen University English Corner.
There are nine million bicycles in Beijing.
There are nine million Androids in Shenzhen.