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Topic # 115501 27-Mar-2013 21:15
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Has anyone imported an Acer c7 using freight forwarding service?
You can get one for around 230NZD good buy if you wanted a cheap basic laptop as you can also install linux on it.

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  Reply # 788258 27-Mar-2013 21:25
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No, but thinking about getting the Sumsung Chromebook for $250




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  Reply # 788268 27-Mar-2013 22:08
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Good price... now available in aussie for more than that, but local warranty!
http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&q=chromebook&submit=Go

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 788280 27-Mar-2013 22:20
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Is the warranty for an acer product global or country specific?

The Samsung is nice but the intel CPU swings me towards the acer. 
I bet you could import one for less than jbhifi aus pricing.

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  Reply # 788285 27-Mar-2013 22:24
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On higher-end acer laptops it "was" global IIRC, it's been aout 4 years since I last bought an acer (still running fine, my daughter uses it)
I'm not sure with chromebooks, lower priced acers.
I do know samsung mobile phone warranty is a local issue.

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