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# 107045 6-Aug-2012 11:09
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Hi all!

Not sure exactly where to put this topic, so mods feel free to move (not that you need my approval to do so!)

I'm looking at getting a Lumia 800 phone to replace my Xpress Music 8750 phone.

They retail for $600 upwards from the major retailers, however are showing for $558 at Parallel Imported.

My question is, Parallel Imported have a 12 month warranty on the phone which is fine, however Nokia has a 24month warranty on these phones (so i have been told)

Is the warranty on parallel imported phones covered by Nokia NZ?  Or is that the reason why they are cheaper via parallel imported methods?


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  # 668154 6-Aug-2012 11:14
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Nokia don't have global warranties, so the Nokia warranty would only be valid in the original country the phone came from.

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  # 668156 6-Aug-2012 11:20
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Nokia NZ will not touch a imported handset


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  # 668158 6-Aug-2012 11:23
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sbiddle: Nokia don't have global warranties, so the Nokia warranty would only be valid in the original country the phone came from.

Cheers dude, answers my question perfectly :)

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  # 668159 6-Aug-2012 11:23
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johnr: Nokia NZ will not touch a imported handset

Thanks John :)

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