Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



89 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Topic # 63259 23-Jun-2010 15:12 Send private message

Wheres the cheapest and best place to get the latest HTC Desire from? I saw some on pricespy, but the one from Expert infotech is a slightly earlier revision, the A8181. That sells for $909nzd .. I'm wary of buying from overseas in case something happens to it. But then again, Australia isnt too far away to send an item, considering my iPhone had to be sent to the US and back when Dick Smith had to get it fixed. (took just under 3 weeks just to replace the unit).

Is it worth buying from an Australian shop instead?


Create new topic
51 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 344594 23-Jun-2010 16:14 Send private message

I ordered mine last night from Mobicity.com.au, they seem pretty good in terms of their service and warranty offerings. And yeah i considered the distance factor as well and Aus isnt too far away :)

If you're going solely for price, i think Clove Technology has a pretty good price and the current exchange rate is is helping with that. A lot of people on this forum have bought theirs from here. However, last i saw they were out of stock, expecting more towards the end of June

1753 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 49

Subscriber

  Reply # 344607 23-Jun-2010 16:46 Send private message

Can anyone who has bought a Desire from einfotech confirm what locales the handset is packaged for (i.e. Europe, Asia, SE Asia) and whether it has Android Market access out of the box?

And whether the Mobicity Desire is for Vodafone/2D or Telecom XT?




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

51 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 344608 23-Jun-2010 16:53 Send private message

There are two types of Desire at Mobicity,
The NextG Desire will work on XT while the other can work on Voda/2D

618 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 34

Trusted

  Reply # 344724 24-Jun-2010 01:13 Send private message

Dingbatt: Can anyone who has bought a Desire from einfotech confirm what locales the handset is packaged for (i.e. Europe, Asia, SE Asia) and whether it has Android Market access out of the box?

And whether the Mobicity Desire is for Vodafone/2D or Telecom XT?


The expert infotech Desire has English (Netherlands) and English (Luxembourg) - doesn't seem to matter which you pick. Also does french, Deutsch, and nederlands... So it seems to be Europe. Or atleast MINE is, and I got it from einfo.

It has access to the Market, never had any trouble with that.

It also comes with a 4 gig microsdhc card.


1753 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 49

Subscriber

  Reply # 344788 24-Jun-2010 10:00 Send private message

Thanks for the confirmation on the Market access Brendan.

This news may affect the "cheapest place to buy an HTC Desire from?"

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=63307




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by turnin on 22-Jul-2014 16:56 (196 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


PB Computers experiences
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by Jaxar on 23-Jul-2014 16:42 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by GJones on 23-Jul-2014 17:47 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
Created by networkn, last reply by Glassboy on 22-Jul-2014 19:50 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
Created by Yabanize, last reply by Yabanize on 22-Jul-2014 23:35 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Insulation - good deals?
Created by Fred99, last reply by Handle9 on 19-Jul-2014 18:08 (15 replies)

Is working in IT making you less manly?
Created by dotnetdev, last reply by Hammerer on 23-Jul-2014 17:18 (12 replies)

Apple Watch?
Created by gnfb, last reply by tdgeek on 23-Jul-2014 15:48 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.