is an Online Electronics Store specializing in Consumer Electronics and Tech for Home and Office. Active since 2009, this Shenzhen, China-based company has managed impressive growth during its first few years by attracting customers from all over the world. With a US-only Alexa ranking of 16,351, the young tech site places comfortable among the top 20,000 most-visited websites in the United States, trumping its similarly-impressive Global Ranking of 21,039.

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Even though GeekBuying isn't quite as organized and extensive as some larger competitors such as DealExtreme and FastTech, they make up for it by making their shopping experience much easier and user friendly while also offering relatively quick delivery times on most items.

  • Shipping Time: ca. 2-4 weeks; DHL/UPS/Express: 3-5 business days
  • Free Shipping options available
  • Selection: Focus on Electronics and Gadgets, including RC products and smartphone accessories
  • Prices: Very Low, similar to most competitors


  • Live Chat Function for real-time customer service
  • Free Shipping
  • 1 Year Guarantee on consumer electronics (Free Repair or Replacement)
  • Warehouses in the USA and England for faster shipping


  • Customer must cover Shipping Costs for Returns


GeekBuying gives you multiple options to pay. You may complete your order using PayPal, Major Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, Qiwi), and Maestro. You also have the option to pay using the less secure but perennially present Western Union or Wire Transfer options. You need to create an account on GeekBuying in order to complete your order, but PayPay Express Checkout is also available for those who can't spare 3 minutes to make an account.

PayPal PayPal PayPal is the simplest and easiest way to order online. We always recommend PayPal because of their fantastic Buyer Protection Program.
Credit Card




Credit Card payments are straightforward enough: enter your billing info and go.
Western Union Western Union Western Union is an offline payment method that stopped being useful circa 1985 with the rise of the Credit Card. Beware of the fees associated with sending money this way.
Maestro (debit card) PayPal you can pay at Geekbuying with your Maestro debit card.

Shipping Costs and Delivery Times

GeekBuying gives its customers different delivery methods to choose from. Registered Airmail takes the longest (15-30 estimated business days) but its also Free. Shipping via DHL/UPS (3-5 business days) is also available for a relatively low, weight-dependent fee. EMS Express Mail (7-15 business days) is also available, but on some orders (like the one below) faster shipping via DHL/UPS or similar is even cheaper.

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GeekBuying and Customs

Although, in our experience, GeekBuying has been nothing but professional in packaging and declaring their products for customs, it is still possible that customs may stop your packages for a random inspection. As such, we recommend that you look up your country's rules and regulations on international shipments and import taxes. 

For shipments entering the US, extra taxes and fees on your product are possible. Not every item is taxed when entering the country, and the majority are only subject to a nominal processing fee of between $2 and $9 in the case of a random customs stop. The amount to be paid, however, can vary widely depending on the product and how it’s sent. If you are concerned about your item, or are planning to order goods in excess of $500, it is worth it to check with the Customs Office at the port of entry to confirm any extra fees.

Any extra taxes or duties on your shipment will either be paid at your door when the mailman drops it off, or the package may be held at your local post office. In which case, you will need to go pick it up and pay any applicable fees in person.

Return Policy

GeekBuying gives you the option to send back an item for any reason within 7 days of delivery, but you will be required to cover the return shipping costs on items that are not defective. For items that are defective or damaged on arrival (GeekBuying refers to this at "DOA"), you must report the problem to customer service within 2 days of delivery. For these items, GeekBuying will cover all shipping costs. Should any problem with a product arise later, GeekBuying will reimburse a portion of the return shipping costs if the problem is reported within one month of delivery. Most electronics on GeekBuying are covered by their internal One-Year Guarantee, which allows you to send the item back for repair or replacement any time within a year. You will still be required to cover the shipping fees, however.

Special Features

Alongside the electronics store, GeekBuying also supports an internal blog that highlights new arrivals, reviews popular items, and even gives tutorials on how to use some products. 

They also feature a useful Live Chat feature to contact their customer service department in real time for any questions or problems that arise during the ordering process. 

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Geekbuying has a lot of international warehouses to offer. Don't want to wait for an item to ship from China? Then check out a warehouse near to you for some goodies - there's a warehouse in Spain, the UK and the US!



Although GeekBuying may not be the largest online tech shop, it is certainly one of the best. It's popularity has continued to grow over the past few years due to its respectable selection, quality products, and great prices. The multiplicity of payment options and a Free Shipping option don't hurt either.


Alternative 1: Fasttech
free shipping A very well-established tech shop with a larger selection. Free Shipping Available.
Alternative 2: Buyincoins
free shipping Covers just about everything, but not as extensive selection of products. Large RC and Gadget inventory. Free Shipping available.


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Geekbuying has a special area for coupons - appropriately called Geekbuying Coupon Code Zone - where you can regularly find new coupon for certain products.

GeekBuying Coupons

Sometimes you can find real bargains in this category - but each coupon is only valid for a certain product. So if you're looking for coupons valid for entire categories or the entire website, then check out the vouchers listed below. The most impressive coupons from Geekbuying and other Chinese online shops can be found on our "top coupon page".


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286 Reviews

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I put my order in November , I have not received my package and they won't give my money back . BEWARE this company!


Worst experience in online shopping.
Sent a defective phone and over one year my situation is still not solved.


It's a terrible company- here is an opinion of real person and not a robot or a GeekBuying' employee!!!
Hello everyone, in short they are cheaters who show one price but hold back information about taxes in a country there the parcel are going to be sent. In my instance I payed the bill and ordered phone to Germany. In 3 weeks I got an email from the border custom agency with the request to provide the receipt for the parsel from China which they stopped at the border. I showed paypal receipt for 400 Euro.

Afoward the custom agency sent me the PDF where says this phone declared as item with the price
SHIPPER/EXPORTER (Complete name & address)
4th Floor, A3 Building, Hekan Industrial Area, No.41 Wuhe
Avenue, Bantian Sub-district
30.00 USD
personal Gift,No Foreign Exchange Involved

name and title and sign):

And the custom obliged me to pay 90 Euro of duty. I asked to send the parcel (phone) back to China. DHL did it. After 2 months I contacted Geek Buying in a question to return the money back to me. I didn't get any answer, I sent the same question few more times to them, and finally they answered just one word- "OK". WTF! I really pissed off guys, please don't order anything to Europe from this place if you don't want come across with the problems I have now. They are simply cheaters, that's it!!!
Alex, Munich.

Nash Silverstone

I haven't yet received my shipments but I'm really doubtful I will ever see it. Here's my experience with this store so far:

1) There's no online chat or any other means of instant communications aside from Chinese phone numbers
2) The e-mails specified at the website don't always work - it's a first in my entire life: you mail them, you receive an answer that the destination address cannot accept your e-mail, because the quota limit has been exceeded. What? Seriously??
3) You cannot write a comment to your order, for instance, "Don't unbox the item".
4) Before shipping they perform QA even though I specifically asked not to do that.
5) I've been unable to check the provided tracking number for the past three days.

This store is a scam operation - avoid at all costs. Please buy at aliexpress where you have a customer protection against the scum like this one.

Zvi Shanny

Warning about geekbuying:
Do not buy from this site !!!
your purchase is not guaranteed in this site.
Unlike ebay or Aliexpress
This site has no money back guarantee !!!
If you do not receive your product you money is lost !!!

Peter Iverson

Stay away from all 3 companies regardless what the "pro" viewers say here .. the following companies lack customer service and focus on drilling you on worthless company policies and excuses - they are:

All have been forewarned here and now! Do NOT purchase from these companies - PERIOD! Don't say I told you so .. . you will be sorry if you don't listen up here!!!


"NEVER BUY FROM THEM . BAD experience overall
after sales support is bad .2-3/5 days to reply emails.
chat is of no use ,they will ask you to email .
received a defective tablet teclast x98 air 3g.
cant sent the tablet back. not economical for me to sent the tablet. have to spend $100
asked for a partial refund of half . denied to refund .
paypal also in favour of seller to return tablet for refund."

Dan Hanson

This is the first review I've ever written... I am so disappointed with the level of service that GeekBuying provided.

I think we're all programmed to think that if PayPal acknowledges a business that it's a safe place to make a purchase... That is absolutely false, and both parties should be reprimanded.

I recently purchased a tablet PC from GeekBuying, or tried to anyway. After submitting over 10 emails, countless phone calls and instant message requests, no resolution was found. I was only looking for some type of confirmation or update on the purchase I made.

After finally making contact with their service team, I was told the order would be canceled and refunded... That was a complete lie.


What a completely terrible online retailer. Like I said, this is the first review I've ever written. I am so mad right now, and I highly recommend you take your business elsewhere.


Reezy Yagami

Ordering from online stores, especially ones that aren't in your country are always scary, but I took a leap of faith and ordered from GeekBuying and i have to say that i am glad that i did! The service was exceptional! I had my items delivered via TNT to South Africa, and it only took a few days. The tracking number they gave me was already being updated in a few hours of me receiving it. I must say that I will never shop anywhere else. It was a great experience and i highly recommend that anyone and everyone shops there. The prices are low, the service is amazing and the delivery is quick and efficient!
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Ich habe in ears aus dem Warehouse Italien bestellt. Dienstag Abend bestellt, Donnerstag bei mir. So eine rasche Lieferung verlangt ein Lob finde ich. Preis war auch gut.
Wie es mit Rückgabe/Reparatur aussieht kann ich aber nicht beurteilen...
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Stefan Tiez

Hey Mike, mach mir doch bitte keine Angst. Warte schon zwei Wochen auf ein Tablet und verliere langsam alle Hoffnung das das Ding überhaupt noch ankommt. <a href='' >Expressdienst</a> sieht wohl anders aus.
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Habe bei dem Händler einen Artikel bestellt welcher defekt geliefert wurde.
Nachdem ich schon viel Zeit in den Sachverhalt investiert hatte, mit diversen Rückfragen und zusammen mit dem Support alles mögliche ausprobiert, Videos erstellt usw, was nicht zum Ziel geführt hat (da der Artikel wie gesagt schlicht defekt ist) wurde mir nach langem hin und her nur angeboten einen Teil der Kaufsumme zu erstatten.

Keine Neulieferung von funktionierender Ware und keine vollständige Erstattung, was eigentlich eine absolute Selbstverständlichkeit sein sollte in einem derart klaren Fall, da der Händler hier offensichtlich defekte Ware geliefert hat.

Erst nachdem ich meinem Anliegen etwas Nachdruck verliehen habe lenkte der Händler ein.

In meinem Augen ist geekbuying unseriös, und ich werde in Zukunft um ihn einen großen Bogen machen.
Translate 05/13/2019


sono dei cialtroni,una volta fatto il pagamento spediscono quello che hanno in magazzino ,e non quello ordinato
non comprate su questo sito sono inaffidabili e poco seri,
comprato e pagato qicycle versione internazionale,e hanno spedito la versione cinese ,completamente differente.
non comprate su questo sito.
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Besorgerter Kunde

ganz schlechter Service, wenn es zur Reparatur kommt wird nach Polen geschickt und darf mal 3 Monate warten ...


a short summary from my side

I do wait nearly 3 month for the repair
I got another robot with more runtime
The battery is not the best
my original packaging is lost, for me important for transport and selling if needed

the delivered robot have low performance battery, the small brush always falls out and he stuck 5 time at try to clean my small room
and i paid nearly 20 Euro for send the original packaging to Poland

I would suggest to deliver me a new one (brand new) and i pay small money for the time i use the old one deducted by the trouble and spend of time

Greet besorgter Kunde

Der Akku ist defekt wie sich herausstellte und man beharrtet Stur auf 40 € Erstattung
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Hola, soy de Mexico.
He leido sus comentarios y he notado que la mayoría de las personas que han tenido problemas con sus compras en esa página son Españoles.
Alguien sabe si es mera casualidad que haya muchas quejas de España?
O si alguien es de Mexico y ha comprado en esta web, agradecería mucho una opinion.
Suerte a todos los que estén esperando un producto o la devolución de su dinero.
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dj wurst

Kann die schlechten Erfahrungen leider bestätigen. Im Gewährleistungsfall ist Geekbuying eine Katastrophe.
Obwohl ich aus dem Versandlager Deutschalnd gekauft habe, soll ich auf eigene Kosten nach Hong Kong schicken.
Darf aber kein DHL, UPS, FedEx oder TNT verwenden. Was soll das?
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António Martins

Regarding my opinion as a customer of GearBest, I have to inform you that:
A) About shipping time, I live in Portugal and in general the orders take about 15 to 20 days, which may be considered acceptable;
B) The quality of products are generally satisfactory, with relevant and very good quality branded products already known as the case of Xiaomi, Huawei, Baseus, Alfawise and others;
C) The customer service is excellent. Any product that delays or does not arrive, the GearBest always has the concern of being responsible for any situation. On this aspect we can be rested;
D) I think the site is very well done with possibilities to view the products and check the opinions of other people who already have these products and what their experiences, so I can not think of anything to add.
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Como haya algún problema (falta de stock, devolución de dinero...) te dan largas y largas sin resolverte el problema en meses ,la ilusion en esta tienda es la esperanza que nunca se pierde.
Translate 12/13/2018


Habe am 04.12. ein Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite erstmalig von Geekbuying bestellt und bezahlt, nachdem ich bei Gearvita Paypal einschalten musste und bei Gearbest i.R.einer anderen Bestellung 2 Monate Lieferzeit akzeptieren musste. Habe das Gerät innerhalb von 9 Tagen am 13.12. sehr sicher verpackt erhalten. Über die Kommunkation kann ich nichts sagen, da alles problemlos funktioniert hat. Aus heutiger Sicht kann ich Geekbuying uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen.
Translate 12/10/2018


Fidatevi. Sono solo cialtroni e perdi tempo. Servizio assistenza? Solo sorry sorry e sorry non sanno dire altro. STATE ALLA LARGA.

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