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Topic # 30055 27-Jan-2009 20:08
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they state that they are from nelson New Zealand. I havn't heard much about it...

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  Reply # 192366 27-Jan-2009 20:37
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Umm.. Their iPhpne are like 50+% dearer than retail..

Via them  3G Iphone 16G $1731.
Via Vodafone new 3G Iphone 16G $1129

I see a problem :-)



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  Reply # 192367 27-Jan-2009 20:40
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LennonNZ: Umm.. Their iPhpne are like 50+% dearer than retail..

Via them  3G Iphone 16G $1731.
Via Vodafone new 3G Iphone 16G $1129

I see a problem :-)


Well their Nokia N78 is only about $270, which I believe is much cheaper



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  Reply # 192368 27-Jan-2009 20:41
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LennonNZ: Umm.. Their iPhpne are like 50+% dearer than retail..

Via them  3G Iphone 16G $1731.
Via Vodafone new 3G Iphone 16G $1129

I see a problem :-)



NO! actually their iphone is like $900 ish.

Are you sure you're at www.electron-world.com

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Reply # 192372 27-Jan-2009 20:51
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The pages say US$900 - NZ$1731 so I would say it is way more expensive than buying locally from Vodafone. Also you buy from Vodafone original unlocked and with warranty.






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  Reply # 192373 27-Jan-2009 20:53
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freitasm: The pages say US$900 - NZ$1731 so I would say it is way more expensive than buying locally from Vodafone.


what pages?

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  Reply # 192374 27-Jan-2009 20:54
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Yes $919 but in USD   http://www.electron-world.com/store/home.php?cat=63

USD $919
NZD $1731.72

Also the N78 is USD $272 =  $512.54 NZ

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Reply # 192375 27-Jan-2009 20:56
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spaterman: they state that they are from nelson New Zealand. I havn't heard much about it...

Henry


Their address is in Napier, not Nelson.

iPhone prices in the link posted by LennonNZ.

Have you read that site at all?




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  Reply # 192645 29-Jan-2009 03:30
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Hi everyone;

Yes Electron world is trust worthy and you'll find that there primary price is set at USD so when the exchange rate is as it is now at .52 the prices can be more expensive than Vodafone retail and when its good they can be miles cheaper.


They are a parallel importers from a very reputiable source who sell mainly in bulk to the likes of ebay traders.


Take the Nokia 3120 Classic Mobile Phone - Graphite

See details

Electron price: USD $156.00 INCL SHIPPING

USD 156 / .53 = NZD $294 incl shipping which to NZ is via Fedex/DHL international courier 2 to 5 days

Vodafone price: NZD $ 349 retail a saving of NZD $55

If you bought 2 of them you make further savings of NZD $ 22 on the freight charges as additional items only have the
couriers weight rate apportioned to the shipping cost.

On January 9th 2009 the NZD was .59 to the USD making the phone even cheaper at NZD $264 INCL of shipping

Electron World has a Dynamic convertor for the currency which gives you the exchange rates at time of purchase so keep you

eyes peeled on the dollar and choose your time to buy. Use the bank transfer payment option so you are paying in NZD

and you are guaranteed the NZD dollar price on your Invoice rather than trusting the bank currency exchange rates at time of

purchase and you could save alot of money especially on the higher ticket items. [I note that the currency convertor at time of

writing has exceeded its total amount of conversions for this month] But no doubt Maximilian will have that sorted by the

time you click back.

 

All of there phones are fine for the Vodafone network and unlocked plus they come with a 1 year international

warranty but read the features information carefully as you'll note some are designed for other global markets like the

Graphite Australian Warranty one. But lets face it i've had my nokia 3115 for over 5 years and it still works like the day i bought it.

Give Maximilian a call in Napier his numbers on the site.

 

How do I know all this? I support his site and see all the sales and customer inquiries going through everyday plus

i've seen the customer emails thanking them for there order after they've received there goods. And i've bought a

tissot watch at christmas. Maximilian has thank you emails from NZ customers but i not sure if he has permission from

the writers to publish them.

 

`Don't worry it's all good at Electron-World`


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  Reply # 192653 29-Jan-2009 08:01
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Well to be perfectly honest I am very sceptical of buying anything in new zealand especially from parallel importers. It is not that the product is bad but the prices they charge for it. I have a number of contacts with wholesalers worldwide and i just checked with one of them and here is the price for nokia 3120

Nokia 3120 
Effective Until 2009-02-03
Itemcode: 51970473
$ 448.1 Lot
10 Pieces per Lot

So that works out to be $44.8 USD per phone.
So tell me why would you buy from new zealand importers when you can buy something like that then sell 9 units on trademe keep one for yourself and have a nice profit in your pocket.



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Reply # 192658 29-Jan-2009 08:08
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casper021: So tell me why would you buy from new zealand importers when you can buy something like that then sell 9 units on trademe keep one for yourself and have a nice profit in your pocket.


Well, that's what they are doing...








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  Reply # 192660 29-Jan-2009 08:28
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casper021:

Well to be perfectly honest I am very sceptical of buying anything in new zealand especially from parallel importers. It is not that the product is bad but the prices they charge for it. I have a number of contacts with wholesalers worldwide and i just checked with one of them and here is the price for nokia 3120

Nokia 3120 
Effective Until 2009-02-03
Itemcode: 51970473
$ 448.1 Lot
10 Pieces per Lot

So that works out to be $44.8 USD per phone.
So tell me why would you buy from new zealand importers when you can buy something like that then sell 9 units on trademe keep one for yourself and have a nice profit in your pocket.




What website can I get them from?

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  Reply # 192662 29-Jan-2009 08:36
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hmm, I have never seen this shop in napier, but I guess they don't have a retail shop.

But a bit weird to have a address in the middle of town if they don't do have a retail shop,

Personly I would just go to vodafone, Pre unlocked, and CGA with it :)

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  Reply # 192679 29-Jan-2009 10:12
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spaterman:

What website can I get them from?


I am unable to provide you with a wholesaler address as it would be in breach of terms and conditions. But I will tell you one thing that i get all my suppliers from one source salehoo.com i have been with them for about 2-3 and have no regrets on joining them by the way I think the website is owned by someone in nz.


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