Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | ... | 376
4123 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 842
Inactive user


  # 621464 8-May-2012 10:01
Send private message

own3d: I'm getting around 550 GBP ($1120) from clove vs $999 from mobicity ($1150 incl tax) & incl shipping
With the chance of customs tax from clove vs 15% from mobicity
It maybe slightly cheaper from clove, but the risk doesn't equal the $30

What do you guys think?


Where do you get 550GBP? I get 453GBP if you use Airsure shipping, there is no sales tax if shipping to NZ, but probably GST once it gets here

67 posts

Master Geek


  # 621477 8-May-2012 10:14
Send private message

networkn:
own3d: I'm getting around 550 GBP ($1120) from clove vs $999 from mobicity ($1150 incl tax) & incl shipping
With the chance of customs tax from clove vs 15% from mobicity
It maybe slightly cheaper from clove, but the risk doesn't equal the $30

What do you guys think?


I see 429 on Clove, 412 on Handtec in Pounds. Where are you getting your 550?



From clove I included VAT and shipping to NZ (unless you get out of paying VAT)

 
 
 
 




20020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6097

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 621484 8-May-2012 10:19
Send private message

You don't play VAT, but you will likely pay GST.

67 posts

Master Geek


  # 621516 8-May-2012 11:01
Send private message

So we may (or may not) pay GST on items via Clove or Mobicity depending on if the package gets investigated? Same risk, but overall cheaper from Clove ($920 ish incl shipping) vs $999 best case or ($1058 vs $1150 if caught)



20020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6097

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 621526 8-May-2012 11:15
Send private message

Well I am really hoping that VF is going to offer the SIII on $0 for a contract, like they did with the HTC One X since they had the same RRP at release.

159 posts

Master Geek


  # 621527 8-May-2012 11:17
Send private message

You're pretty likely to pay gst.

1013 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  # 621541 8-May-2012 11:43
Send private message

networkn: Well I am really hoping that VF is going to offer the SIII on $0 for a contract, like they did with the HTC One X since they had the same RRP at release.


If they do, it'll be on an exorbitantly priced plan.



20020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6097

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 621543 8-May-2012 11:44
Send private message

Certainly wasn't the case with the HTC was it?

1013 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  # 621545 8-May-2012 11:47
Send private message

networkn: Certainly wasn't the case with the HTC was it?


Yeah, probably should've checked the VF site before I opened my gob. . . .  Embarassed

Hmmm. . . . $120 a month for 24 months?  Not in my lifetime!

159 posts

Master Geek


  # 621548 8-May-2012 11:50
Send private message

nofam:
networkn: Certainly wasn't the case with the HTC was it?


Yeah, probably should've checked the VF site before I opened my gob. . . .  Embarassed

Hmmm. . . . $120 a month for 24 months?  Not in my lifetime!


Telecom have much better plans in that regard.



20020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6097

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 621550 8-May-2012 11:51
Send private message

nofam: That's so cheap! Considering what you get for that! I used to spend $1300 with VF each month (A long time ago) and now I get the same or close to it for $135-150 a month. Hard to beat. Plus I get a new phone.

199 posts

Master Geek


  # 621551 8-May-2012 11:52
Send private message

Well the more Samsung/Vodafone NZ piss around with not releasing prices or official dates the more uncertainty im feeling. This marketing trick doesn't work with me so for the first time in 10 years VodaNZ may not be getting my money.

1013 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  # 621553 8-May-2012 11:56
Send private message

networkn: nofam: That's so cheap! Considering what you get for that! I used to spend $1300 with VF each month (A long time ago) and now I get the same or close to it for $135-150 a month. Hard to beat. Plus I get a new phone.


$1300 a month?? Surprised  Are you Trev from Te Kauwhata or something?

In all seriousness, I just don't make enough calls etc on my mobile to warrant that kind of outlay; I'd be happier to pay a bit more for around 1Gb of data, but $100 a month (x2 for SWMBO's phone), plus fixed line B/B and phone. . . . .Eeek!



20020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6097

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 621555 8-May-2012 12:01
Send private message

avecha: Well the more Samsung/Vodafone NZ piss around with not releasing prices or official dates the more uncertainty im feeling. This marketing trick doesn't work with me so for the first time in 10 years VodaNZ may not be getting my money.


Take a breath friend, the phone was only announced a few days ago! They (VF) likely don't themselves what is going to be the fully story yet.

Telecom don't have anything yet, nor 2D.

2207 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 366


  # 621562 8-May-2012 12:18
Send private message

It will be an interesting launch as all three main telcos have all announced they will be offering the SIII, i doubt there will be too much differentiation between the offerings within each plan bracket

Some heavy discounting like the ip4s launch would make it interesting

1 | ... | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | ... | 376
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
Posted 20-May-2019 11:07


Techweek starting around NZ today
Posted 20-May-2019 09:52


Porirua City Council first to adopt new council software solution Datascape
Posted 15-May-2019 12:00


New survey provides insight into schools' technology challenges and plans
Posted 15-May-2019 09:30


Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 15-May-2019 09:11


Make a stand against cyberbullying this Pink Shirt Day
Posted 14-May-2019 20:23


Samsung first TV manufacturer to launch the Apple TV App and Airplay 2
Posted 14-May-2019 20:11


Vodafone New Zealand sold
Posted 14-May-2019 07:25


Kordia boosts cloud performance with locally-hosted Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
Posted 8-May-2019 10:25


Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute in New Zealand opens up faster, more secure internet for Kiwi businesses
Posted 8-May-2019 09:39


Vocus Communications to deliver Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions through Azure ExpressRoute
Posted 8-May-2019 09:25


Independent NZ feature film #statusPending to premiere during WLG-X
Posted 6-May-2019 22:13


The ultimate dog photoshoot with Nokia 9 PureView #ForgottenDogsofInstagram
Posted 6-May-2019 09:41


Nokia 9 PureView available in New Zealand
Posted 6-May-2019 09:06


Motorola Solutions joins local partners to deliver advanced communications network in New Zealand
Posted 30-Apr-2019 21:50



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.