You were not scammed. You got what you paid for. Your phone still works, there's absolutely nothing wrong with it. You got it early, that's the price you had to pay. Stop complaining about it.
A man wants to sell me rice in bulk. He sells it to me for a large sum of money. I come to find out he charged me more than everyone else. He says well the rice is still good, its still edible.
Come on! Are we so numb we can't even see when a corporation completely lacks ethics?