JanSt

Simply Electronics Store????

Has anyone bought from them? Experiences? Some of their prices seem too good to be true o_O http://www.simplyelectronics.net/subcat.php?cid=3&sid=115

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discojake  May. 6, 2011 at 11:04

I am in 2 minds. http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=simplyelectronics+review

There are good and bad experiences.

JanSt / MOD  May. 6, 2011 at 11:09

Oh, thanks :)
Yeah, Nokia E7 for Euro 407! Simfree/unlocked...

mrew42  May. 6, 2011 at 11:10

They are based out of Hong Kong (no bad thing) and are subject of some poor reviews (bad thing).
Pay with your credit card and caveat emptor....

JanSt / MOD  May. 6, 2011 at 12:17

I'd rather pay with YOUR credit card then, mrew :p
I'm not really actively looking for a phone - I just stumbled upon them this morning.
I think I'm happy with what I got at the mo'! :D

mrew42  May. 6, 2011 at 12:23

What have you got at the mo? (out of interest, given how often you seem to change what you've got - I'm just jealous of course) :P

JanSt / MOD  May. 6, 2011 at 12:34

Got a Palm Pre 2 - I have always loved webOS but previous Pre models struggled on EDGE/2G... this one is much faster. Good apps (not many, BUT GOOD), good(ish) battery life, smartest email client EVER, and the UI is... - well, I'd marry it, but that'd be weird LOL
It's not perfect - some odd 'gaps' in the appstore, and I had sworn to never again buy a phone without sd-slot...
And the Homebrew 'community' is excellent :D

CTPAHHIK  May. 6, 2011 at 12:42

How do you import something expensive to UK bypassing customs? If you order for €400, will it make it through customs?

Btw, E7 is $550 in US.

JanSt / MOD  May. 6, 2011 at 12:54

Wonder myself. I think they have biz reistration in EU ;)
Yeah, saw that US price. :|

CTPAHHIK  May. 6, 2011 at 13:25

I like how prices on that website charge with currency.
£419.95 = €399.95 = $563.95 ???

They really like USD and really hate GBP.

JanSt / MOD  May. 6, 2011 at 13:43

LOL yes, I noticed expansys Ireland (€)are up to 15% cheaper than the UK site ;)

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