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Topic # 9200 29-Aug-2006 14:27
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Howdy,

i'm off to visit Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong in November and I was thinking about picking up a new notebook while I am there along with some other stuff like a PMP for video and music.

Anyone done any shopping in these places and have any tips.

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  Reply # 44916 29-Aug-2006 14:50
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I was in China at the end of last year and good branded items cost more than in NZ

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  Reply # 46524 19-Sep-2006 23:03
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You should PM cokemaster with that one...

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  Reply # 46525 19-Sep-2006 23:38

IMHO Hong Kong is the best place to buy a notebook.

And if you have time take a look here: www.virtualtourist.com
I found this the best website giving me tips about the destination I visited. Shopping, life, dangers, people, everything

For example Hong Kong
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Hong_Kong/Shopping-Hong_Kong-TG-C-1.html





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  Reply # 46530 20-Sep-2006 09:06
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Yeah I have checked out the sony shop and apple in HK and they are def cheaper then here. I think the latest ipod nano 8gb was about $250 less. I'm prob going to pick up a second Vaio SZ series while I am there, just hoping they have the new core 2 duo models by then (they are available in the states already).

Virtual tourist is a great site - I have spent a bit of time there checking out Beijing and Shanghai.




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  Reply # 46534 20-Sep-2006 09:23
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Sony will have an updated version of the VAIO range (including SZ, TX) by the end of this month.... it is likely to be the Duo Core 2 series



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  Reply # 47014 28-Sep-2006 09:23
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Yeah I have decided on the Vaio TX so if they do get a CPU upgrade before I get to buy it that would be great.




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