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Old 03-05-2004, 01:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been postponing buying a sony laptop for abt… donno…

Every time I make a decision to buy [also have money ] a newer version comes up.. had decided to go in for V505 now comes Z1 series.. and man is she hot !!! But 3999 $AUD is way too expensive. Way around to buy this baby…

I know that in US it is much more cheaper… infact I’ll be saving 1300$AUD if I buy it there

OK deduct 80 for shipping and insurance, 270 for 10% GST even then I’ll be saving about 950 minimum. Then I think for the price of V505 I get the top of the range Z1 series (PCG-Z1VA) which is not even realised in Australia.

What I don’t get is an international warranty not even for one year….
So… is it all worth??? having no international warranty ??
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I have been postponing buying a sony laptop for abt… donno…

Every time I make a decision to buy [also have money ] a newer version comes up.. had decided to go in for V505 now comes Z1 series.. and man is she hot !!! But 3999 $AUD is way too expensive. Way around to buy this baby…

I know that in US it is much more cheaper… infact I’ll be saving 1300$AUD if I buy it there

OK deduct 80 for shipping and insurance, 270 for 10% GST even then I’ll be saving about 950 minimum. Then I think for the price of V505 I get the top of the range Z1 series (PCG-Z1VA) which is not even realised in Australia.

What I don’t get is an international warranty not even for one year….
So… is it all worth??? having no international warranty ??
Why not have someone in the US buy it for you ? Pay them like $100 and if anything ever happens send it to them and have them return it? I know it would be hard to trust someone but there are trustful people in this world.
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Old 03-05-2004, 02:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Is warrantee really important with you? It's nothing with me. If I were you, I would buy your baby immediately
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Old 03-07-2004, 07:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks guys, I got a mate in US, she said she is goin to ship it for me.. goin to buy it from bestbuy.com..

She has enquired with Fedex, n there are no worries shipping down under. Also I’m getting it as a gift, might have a chance of sneaking from customs.

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