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  Reply # 783458 18-Mar-2013 14:07
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Just paid customs, hopefully it delivers in the next couple of days.

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  Reply # 783481 18-Mar-2013 14:38
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Good to know customs seems reasonably quick. Mine arrived in the country today, with customs now. How much did u get charged? I also got the type keyboard, and a soft case.

Thanks for that Nathan, glad it wont be a hassle. 

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  Reply # 783541 18-Mar-2013 17:01
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I had the 128GB Surface and type keyboard, customs was about $200. Customs is paid, but it can take 48 hours for the package to be released to NZ Post or something. Be handy if there was an option so you could just have YouShop draw the money automatically from your credit card if required by customs.

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  Reply # 784250 20-Mar-2013 09:44
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Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

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  Reply # 784277 20-Mar-2013 10:12
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error message saying what?

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  Reply # 784283 20-Mar-2013 10:24
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dazzanz: Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

Ha, Welcome back to Windows!

What di it cost you all up, landed in NZD?

I've had a play with the RT at JB, nicely put together and I know the Pro will be heavier. JB reckon the Pro is coming here, but didn't know sizes or prices. They do sell the covers/cases seperately, so if I wanted to YouShop one, it may be worth getting them here to save on duty/GST on them.

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  Reply # 784285 20-Mar-2013 10:27
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trig42:
dazzanz: Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

Ha, Welcome back to Windows!

What di it cost you all up, landed in NZD?

I've had a play with the RT at JB, nicely put together and I know the Pro will be heavier. JB reckon the Pro is coming here, but didn't know sizes or prices. They do sell the covers/cases seperately, so if I wanted to YouShop one, it may be worth getting them here to save on duty/GST on them.


when Microsoft NZ announced Surface RT launch date a couple of weeks ago they also announced Surface Pro is coming here shortly

http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-NZ/which-surface-is-right-for-you

Thinness 9.30 mm 13.5 mm
Weight 680 g 900 g

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  Reply # 784295 20-Mar-2013 10:35
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trig42: I've had a play with the RT at JB, nicely put together and I know the Pro will be heavier. JB reckon the Pro is coming here, but didn't know sizes or prices. They do sell the covers/cases seperately, so if I wanted to YouShop one, it may be worth getting them here to save on duty/GST on them.


JB is full of load then. Microsoft Surface RT went on sale in New Zealand from the 15th March and I even saw some Harvey Norman ads on Geekzone.

Change retailers if the one you visit is not informed.

[EDIT: Oh, I see you mention Surface Pro, not RT]






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  Reply # 784296 20-Mar-2013 10:37
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Surface RT is launched in NZ, Surface Pro isn't yet

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  Reply # 784299 20-Mar-2013 10:42
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freitasm:
trig42: I've had a play with the RT at JB, nicely put together and I know the Pro will be heavier. JB reckon the Pro is coming here, but didn't know sizes or prices. They do sell the covers/cases seperately, so if I wanted to YouShop one, it may be worth getting them here to save on duty/GST on them.


JB is full of load then. Microsoft Surface Pro went on sale in New Zealand from the 15th March and I even saw some Harvey Norman ads on Geekzone.

Change retailers if the one you visit is not informed.



OK, I read it different.

According to the article you have linked:

The exact date for release of the Surface Pro is yet to be announced.

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Microsoft has also announced the Surface RT will be available in Japan, Mexico, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan; and the Surface Pro is being released in Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom over the coming months.   


Harvey Norman do not have the Pro on their website.

[EDIT]. Posted while you were updating yours - all good.

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  Reply # 784327 20-Mar-2013 11:33
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nathan: error message saying what?


It was just some software error, I didn't pay it much attention and everything seemed to work. Just played with drawing some cartoons with the pen and am now playing SimCity.

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  Reply # 784328 20-Mar-2013 11:35
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trig42:
dazzanz: Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

Ha, Welcome back to Windows!

What di it cost you all up, landed in NZD?


I think about $1680, that is the 128GB Surface Pro + Type Cover + YouShop (about $80) and customs (about $200).



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dazzanz:
trig42:
dazzanz: Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

Ha, Welcome back to Windows!

What di it cost you all up, landed in NZD?


I think about $1680, that is the 128GB Surface Pro + Type Cover + YouShop (about $80) and customs (about $200).




Do microsoft store accept NZ credit card?

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dazzanz:
trig42:
dazzanz: Arrived this morning. Only used it for a short while but seems like decent hardware, the type cover is thinner than I had expected so that's good. Haven't been a Windows user for quite awhile but receiving an error message on its first boot after writing in my name and setting up account brought me right back.

Ha, Welcome back to Windows!

What di it cost you all up, landed in NZD?


I think about $1680, that is the 128GB Surface Pro + Type Cover + YouShop (about $80) and customs (about $200).




Do microsoft store accept NZ credit card?


Yeah they do.

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