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Topic # 132348 18-Oct-2013 15:32
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http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/10/17/breaking-nexus-5-partially-visible-in-the-play-store-ahead-of-release/

$349 USD ?

So it's most likely all of us ordering through youshop will get taxed heavily then.

 

Unless....can we lie to them and shave off a few $$  say the NZD price is 300 ?

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  Reply # 917093 18-Oct-2013 15:53
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Bound to be a sell out at that price....again!!

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  Reply # 917103 18-Oct-2013 16:29
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Decided I need one. Hopefully they launch in AU at the same time.

One of the potential launch dates indicated was 18 Oct, which is in about 3.5 hours pacific time




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  Reply # 917110 18-Oct-2013 16:43
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This phone looks pretty awesome.

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  Reply # 917152 18-Oct-2013 18:28
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Shame about the 5" screen, too large for many womens hands - looking at getting an Android for my fiance some time.




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  Reply # 917173 18-Oct-2013 19:15
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let's hope it's $300.

 

I don't want to get slapped with customs tax :(

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  Reply # 917283 19-Oct-2013 09:26
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coolcat21: let's hope it's $300. I don't want to get slapped with customs tax :(


If the Play Store allowed us tech 3rd worlders from NZ  into it this would not be a problem..




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  Reply # 917309 19-Oct-2013 11:09
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Im quite keen to get a Nexus 5. 

Currently rocking an Iphone 5 on vodafone 4g. It is a work phone but I use android for everything else, so looking at getting the Nexus myself and also using it for work.

Question is should my sim card from Iphone 5 fit straight into Nexus 5, also whats the odds of 4g working on it. 

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  Reply # 917312 19-Oct-2013 11:18
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Why the angst about paying tax?

don't you want your kids to have a school to go to and your parents or grand parents to get looked after in hospital?

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  Reply # 917315 19-Oct-2013 11:28
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Question is should my sim card from Iphone 5 fit straight into Nexus 5, also whats the odds of 4g working on it. 



If its modeled off the G2 as a lot of sites have said it would say it will use a micro SIM over a Nano SIM.

 

I heard there was a leaked manual out somewhere for it but have not read it but it might have some answers.

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  Reply # 917364 19-Oct-2013 13:41
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nathan: Why the angst about paying tax?

don't you want your kids to have a school to go to and your parents or grand parents to get looked after in hospital?


Um, i already pay alot of GST for the things i buy locally.

 

I pay tax on my income and pretty much everything else.

I pay tax on my cars so the govt can fix the roads for me.

If I want to avoid tax on a little thing imported from overseas that i'm probably only gonna buy once every few years..i think i'm entitled too.

I paid school fees too.

Anddddd I paid over 20K in university fees...by working.

 

So there.

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  Reply # 917371 19-Oct-2013 13:48
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coolcat21:
nathan: Why the angst about paying tax?

don't you want your kids to have a school to go to and your parents or grand parents to get looked after in hospital?


Um, i already pay alot of GST for the things i buy locally.
I pay tax on my income and pretty much everything else.

I pay tax on my cars so the govt can fix the roads for me.

If I want to avoid tax on a little thing imported from overseas that i'm probably only gonna buy once every few years..i think i'm entitled too.

I paid school fees too.

Anddddd I paid over 20K in university fees...by working.


So there.


Lol and you quibble over what, $60?!



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  Reply # 917442 19-Oct-2013 16:23
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Wade:
coolcat21:
nathan: Why the angst about paying tax?

don't you want your kids to have a school to go to and your parents or grand parents to get looked after in hospital?


Um, i already pay alot of GST for the things i buy locally.
I pay tax on my income and pretty much everything else.

I pay tax on my cars so the govt can fix the roads for me.

If I want to avoid tax on a little thing imported from overseas that i'm probably only gonna buy once every few years..i think i'm entitled too.

I paid school fees too.

Anddddd I paid over 20K in university fees...by working.


So there.


Lol and you quibble over what, $60?!


That's about 3 hours of hard work to get that amount.
It doesn't just fall from the sky, no.

And who says it's $60 ? You'll get slapped for at least $100 NZD on customs duty.

And I meant 'car' as in singular. Before i get judged for having multiple cars.....i have one, it's more than a decade old and by 'tax' i meant registration fees.



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  Reply # 917459 19-Oct-2013 17:54
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Entitled to avoid tax?

I don't understand what the difference is between avoiding "being taxed heavily" by not paying GST on imported goods and avoiding GST/ PAYE tax by doing cash jobs under the table etc

At the end end of the day there's always ways around anything, you could carry it over the border in your luggage, you could have the overseas vendor make a false claim as to a packages value etc etc

Not hassling you, just saying tax is a reality of being part of society

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  Reply # 917490 19-Oct-2013 18:47
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 Not hassling you, just saying tax is a reality of being part of society


Oh the irony coming from a Microsoft employee ;)
The little man shouldn't be avoiding paying $100 in tax but its ok for your employer to dodge $2.4 billion ;)

Not hassling you, just being a smartass :)

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  Reply # 917498 19-Oct-2013 19:09

coolcat21: If I want to avoid tax on a little thing imported from overseas that i'm probably only gonna buy once every few years..i think i'm entitled too.


That really is a terrible attitude.

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