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.
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | ... | 16
930 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 183
Inactive user


  Reply # 1171812 9-Nov-2014 20:58
Send private message

Youtuber has done a basic review along with some benchmarks:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoPNzx8bcVQ

2874 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 720

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1171914 10-Nov-2014 08:12
Send private message

So if it is released in NZ what do you think the price will be

I am thinking 199 - 229 if it hits retail stores



408 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 18

Trusted

  Reply # 1171918 10-Nov-2014 08:26
Send private message

I understand Stream 7 coming soon to NZ. I'm guessing launch price not far off $199 locally.




139 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  Reply # 1171922 10-Nov-2014 08:36
Send private message

and it's already out of stock on Amazon.  Surprise, surprise.

2773 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 149

Trusted

  Reply # 1171939 10-Nov-2014 09:23
Send private message

The review looked good, but he didn't really show the use as a touchscreen tablet, only as a windows computer.

I'm wondering if you would be able to put Windows 10 on it




Lead Consultant @Intergen
All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.


930 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 183
Inactive user


  Reply # 1171943 10-Nov-2014 09:33
Send private message

NZ rrp on the stream 11 is $499 (vs $199 usd) so I wouldn't hold my breath.

2382 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 694

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1171961 10-Nov-2014 09:44
Send private message

I don't know if you can draw any conclusions from this but:

 

  • One of the HP distributors has "HP Stream 7 Black Case" with an RRP of $26 +GST.  HP Product Code is K2N05AA
  • The same company does not list the Stream 7 itself listed in their product lines currently.
  • The same company lists the "HP STREAM 11-d009TU" with an RRP of $499 +GST (HP Code K5C55PA) (FYI there are significant education discounts on this model)




"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams

2382 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 694

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 1171973 10-Nov-2014 10:09
Send private message

Stan: NZ rrp on the stream 11 is $499 (vs $199 usd) so I wouldn't hold my breath.

I was gearing up to say that your price comparison using a discounted Amazon price or similar was not fair, but blow me down you are dead right about the $199 RRP for the Stream 11.

http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-stream-notebook---11-d010nr-energy-star

I'm not entirely convinced that US$199 --> NZ$499 is reasonable given the current currency conversion rate:

http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=199&From=USD&To=NZD 

( I find that currency conversion web site very handy - the shortest URL for it that I remember is xe.net )




"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams

4955 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1318

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1172013 10-Nov-2014 10:42
Send private message

paulspain: I understand Stream 7 coming soon to NZ. I'm guessing launch price not far off $199 locally.


Looks like 7" wont be here in NZ till next year

HP Stream 8" is here shortly for 269

4955 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1318

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1172014 10-Nov-2014 10:43
Send private message

Dynamic: Anything in particular you like about it?

Full Windows in a (large) pocket sized device might be very compelling for some people.  The 32Gb of flash will be very limiting if this is running full Windows 8.1.


This runs full Windows 8.1 Update 1 and even a 16GB model has more free disk space than a 16gb iPad

4955 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1318

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1172016 10-Nov-2014 10:44
Send private message

lokhor: The review looked good, but he didn't really show the use as a touchscreen tablet, only as a windows computer.

I'm wondering if you would be able to put Windows 10 on it


Yes any machine that runs Windows 8 can run Windows 10

4955 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1318

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1172025 10-Nov-2014 10:46
Send private message

saeran: and it's already out of stock on Amazon.  Surprise, surprise.


Checkout the Toshiba equivalent, it was available for US$79 last week when I bought one

BDFL - Memuneh
60605 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11538

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1172026 10-Nov-2014 10:46
One person supports this post
Send private message
2773 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 149

Trusted

  Reply # 1172180 10-Nov-2014 13:06
Send private message

nathan:
lokhor: The review looked good, but he didn't really show the use as a touchscreen tablet, only as a windows computer.

I'm wondering if you would be able to put Windows 10 on it


Yes any machine that runs Windows 8 can run Windows 10


I was thinking in terms of the fact that it uses WIMBoot to ensure Windows uses less storage space, wondering if the same thing would be possible with the technical preview of Windows 10 that is available. 




Lead Consultant @Intergen
All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.


2773 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 149

Trusted

  Reply # 1172191 10-Nov-2014 13:22
Send private message




Lead Consultant @Intergen
All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | ... | 16
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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 »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



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.