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Topic # 55936 10-Jan-2010 19:32
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I have ordered a Nexus One online and using Shipito to send to NZ. So far I have spent USD 580 with Google. Shipito will be USD8.50 plus actual shipping costs.
Shipping status from google to Shipito is currently showing as NYS.
Will update as it happens :-)

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  Reply # 288774 10-Jan-2010 19:45
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Wicked stuff.. alot of money to have invested. Where did you get it ordered from, and is it going to arrive carrier locked?




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  Reply # 288780 10-Jan-2010 20:14
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You order from directly from Google, and it's not locked.

Check the other discussion for what/how people have done it.




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 288785 10-Jan-2010 20:30
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I can confirm it's not locked since I have put both an AT&T and VFNZ SIM card in mine and both work.




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  Reply # 289127 12-Jan-2010 00:49
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Its a pity Shipto is based in California the state with the highest state sales tax which is 8.75%, and on top of this there can be local tax additions. I got mine shipped to a friend in Arizona where sales tax is only 5.6%, mine was $558. Also in California anything with an LCD screen over 4 inches attracts an additional recycle levy. Say a GPS of 4.3".

Keep us posted on cost of shipping to NZ by Shipto, and if picked up by customs, what if any costs.



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  Reply # 289180 12-Jan-2010 10:25
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On its way to Shipito.

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  Reply # 289218 12-Jan-2010 11:30
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You could try this place. I have not used them so am not vouching for them but giving an alterative order process.

http://www4.ipmart.com/main/product/Google,Nexus,One,Unlocked,,151279.php?prod=151279



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  Reply # 289728 13-Jan-2010 17:25
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Arrived at Shipito this morning. I had already paid by credit card for the account and used Paypal to pay the balance of the freight. Late this afternoon I received email stating that account had to be checked because of "anonymous proxy".
I had to send back a copy of a form that they required be signed, verifying address, 2 forms of id with photo and a copy of a utility bill. After completion of this exercise I requested that my parcel, that had been in their possession since 9am, be despatched. They are now closed and parcel has not been sent.
Be careful about using their service !

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  Reply # 289874 14-Jan-2010 08:33
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peejayw: That's what happened to jamesyb0i, too. Didn't look like much fun.....so I didn't bother. Don't want any hassles when I finally do get my new, best toy. ;-)




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  Reply # 289885 14-Jan-2010 09:00
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peejayw: Arrived at Shipito this morning. I had already paid by credit card for the account and used Paypal to pay the balance of the freight. Late this afternoon I received email stating that account had to be checked because of "anonymous proxy".
I had to send back a copy of a form that they required be signed, verifying address, 2 forms of id with photo and a copy of a utility bill. After completion of this exercise I requested that my parcel, that had been in their possession since 9am, be despatched. They are now closed and parcel has not been sent.
Be careful about using their service !


You would probably find that most package forwarding places require this, especially if you are using them for the first time.

US Customs are so strict, that they have no choice but to follow these kind of procedures.




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  Reply # 291241 19-Jan-2010 16:41
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Progress at last !

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Into Foreign Customs, January 19, 2010, 10:08 am, NEW ZEALAND
Arrived Abroad, January 19, 2010, 9:38 am, NEW ZEALAND"

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  Reply # 291601 20-Jan-2010 18:32
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maybe you could ring up customs and pay over the phone if you haven't got the letter yet; saves a day or two but hassles the staff



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  Reply # 292085 22-Jan-2010 08:32
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Arrived, unpacked,charging.

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  Reply # 292091 22-Jan-2010 08:47
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Nice! Can't wait to hear how you find it.




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  Reply # 292092 22-Jan-2010 08:50
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Initial impressions....

Its fast !!!

Screen is gorgeous

I'm scared of dropping it :-)

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  Reply # 292138 22-Jan-2010 11:26
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It would be good if you could post your experiences in the thread I created about N1 experiences in NZ so we can have all comments in one place.

Agree about the screen - small text shows up very nicely. As for speed - well I have nothing to compare it with but it's so cool to be able to say something in the search app and have a Google search result come back quickly.




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