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Topic # 87508 30-Jul-2011 16:27
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I have been out of NZ for a month and while I was away I lost my SGS2 and need to replace it.

While I was away I was also out of contact with GZ and have lost track of recent discussions on where to buy and best current prices. I would be grateful for comments/suggestions. The phone I lost came from Clove UK (because it had not become available in NZ at the time) and I guess I could get a new one from there via courier fairly quickly but there may be better local options now. Thanks.

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  Reply # 499810 30-Jul-2011 17:07
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I got mine from Noel Leemings, but I have heard this is now available just about anywhere... a lot of the online stores have some free gift options too - leather cover, microsd card, screen protector etc. Yup I think its a fantastic phone... all the best on wherever you get it from...

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  Reply # 499916 30-Jul-2011 23:29
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there is a group buy going on (check relevant thread) $829 incl P&P + 8gb sd card + silicon case.




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  Reply # 500705 2-Aug-2011 11:11
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Thanks. Expert Infotech on Auckland's North Shore say they have them in stock at $824 incl GST. This sounds very cheap - anything I should be wary of here?

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  Reply # 500738 2-Aug-2011 12:16
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I bought mine from unlocked-mobiles.com based in UK, took about 3 weeks to arrive, although I chose the royal mail option rather than via courier, which meant I was not stung for GST when it arrived.

It worked out to be about NZ$800 incl shipping at the time plus credit card fee of foreign currency conversion etc, so all up around the same price as Expert Info tech in North Shore.

I guess it also depends if you want one in a hurry or happy to wait.

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  Reply # 500765 2-Aug-2011 12:58
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You get charged GST no matter how it comes in.




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  Reply # 500969 2-Aug-2011 18:59
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timmmay: You get charged GST no matter how it comes in.


Seems to depend how it gets here.




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  Reply # 500973 2-Aug-2011 19:12
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old3eyes:
timmmay: You get charged GST no matter how it comes in.


Seems to depend how it gets here.


Plus luck. And Royal Mail seems luckier than courier.




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  Reply # 501732 4-Aug-2011 08:19
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n4:
old3eyes:
timmmay: You get charged GST no matter how it comes in.


Seems to depend how it gets here.


Plus luck. And Royal Mail seems luckier than courier.


+1

I got mine via royal mail, it was slow but no GST charged by custom even though they opened my package up for inspection.

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  Reply # 501753 4-Aug-2011 08:57
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mrgsm021:
n4:
old3eyes:
timmmay: You get charged GST no matter how it comes in.


Seems to depend how it gets here.


Plus luck. And Royal Mail seems luckier than courier.


+1

I got mine via royal mail, it was slow but no GST charged by custom even though they opened my package up for inspection.


What did it cost you landed??




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  Reply # 501758 4-Aug-2011 09:10
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Out of interest vf are showing as out of stock which is kind of interesting

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