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Old 19th October 2014, 22:32   #2191
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Might be it is a Grey Market Model which was brought to India hiding from Customs.
In which country is it available for such a price?
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Old 19th October 2014, 23:13   #2192
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Default Fake S5 for 11K?

Just now searched Fake S5 and found so many results.
In one of youtube vidoes, it is shown how a Fake S5 looks similar to that of Real S5 including the box.

So as you all have guessed it right, I am going to reject the Courier instead of wasting 11K on a fake phone.

Thank you guys for saving my 11K.
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Old 20th October 2014, 01:40   #2193
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I ordered some stuff from snapdeal some 15 days ago ... If its shipped, it will be delivered; though late.

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I am also experiencing a similar situation. Ordered jopasu car duster from snap deal and it was shipped on 6th Oct and have not received it yet. Tracking information shows that courier guys returned the item citing no service zone. When enquired with snapdeal they said that they are trying to ship it again. I am completely in dark and waiting.
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Still worse, I ordered on 10th and it is stuck in Pune . The courier is "Delhivery" and the reputation doesn't seem to be very good.
Guys, Snapdeal has this thing called TRUSTPAY, which says : 100% Money Back Guarantee if not delivered within 10 days of shipment.
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My package was shipped on 12th & is still in Mumbai, I doubt if they'll be able to deliver by 22nd :
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A request for refund (as per their guarantee) can be raised here.

I guess they'd generally never pay back if they've delivered albeit late, but has anyone ever exercised the "Refund guarantee" ?

IF they don't deliver by 23rd, I'm gonna try.

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My friend ordered on 11h and he got it on 14th shipped via Bluedart...
Even my limited experience of Bluedart has been good, should've chosen that.

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Old 20th October 2014, 08:25   #2194
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Used my Citi bank cc to buy from aliexpress - 14.73$ and I am charged 923 Rs in cc statement.
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Pretty much all of them charge 3.5% (which includes SCB - they have it listed here: https://www.sc.com/in/credit-cards/t...d-charges.html).

Lastly, there is service tax @12.36% charged on top of this markup.
Thanks, yes - they charged 3.5% of the converted amount (converted at standard market rate). There is no additional service tax though (fortunately).
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Old 20th October 2014, 10:16   #2195
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Puma bought Addidas?

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this one features:
  • 4th Gen Core i7 Processor
    4GB Ram
    500 GB HDD
    Optical Drive
    DOS
    2 GB Dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® 840M DDR3L
I can upgrade the RAM and drive if later needed (or rather buy a portable HDD). OS what you prefer.
Best of all if we apply the EBAY voucher we get a cool 3000 Rs off!
this is the final steal deal for only 39200/-
I really dont know if thats such a good deal except that its an i7 processor

Here are the additional cost you will have to spend to get the specs that iam currently on

1. 4GB Ram (Rs.2550)

http://www.flipkart.com/transcend-dd...mdv6g6gnnsnkvc

2. 500GB (Rs.3000)

http://www.amazon.in/Hitachi-Touro-5...+disk+external

3. Windows 8.1 OS (official version)

Should be roughly 2K

You will spend overall 7K+ for these upgrades
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I really dont know if thats such a good deal except that its an i7 processor

Here are the additional cost you will have to spend to get the specs that iam currently on

1. 4GB Ram (Rs.2550)

http://www.flipkart.com/transcend-dd...mdv6g6gnnsnkvc

2. 500GB (Rs.3000)

http://www.amazon.in/Hitachi-Touro-5...+disk+external

3. Windows 8.1 OS (official version)

Should be roughly 2K

You will spend overall 7K+ for these upgrades

Actually the performance difference between a 4210u and a 4510u is marginal. The latter 'i7' is really a misnomer cos it is not even a quad core - just slightly higher base and turbo boost speeds. More ram and an ssd would make way more difference than 300MHz extra clock speeds.
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Old 20th October 2014, 12:23   #2198
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Where can i buy orignal Win 7 online?
I saw online it was 8k😳
Also do you guys recommend installing win 7 or win 8 on a MBA?
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Where can i buy orignal Win 7 online?
I've used www.theitdepot.com for hardware purchases and their service has always been fabulous. They have some versions of Windows 7 listed here: http://www.theitdepot.com/products-O..._C35SU115.html


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Also do you guys recommend installing win 7 or win 8 on a MBA?
I presume you want to use Boot Camp for your MBA to dual-boot Windows. Check this page out: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5639

If it is supported, I'd personally recommend Windows 8. Despite all the criticism of the Metro interface, the underlying OS is well polished.
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Win 8.1 costs 6.5K (whether single license or multiple) for the system builder version. Retail MRP for full consumer version is higher.

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3. Windows 8.1 OS (official version)

Should be roughly 2K

You will spend overall 7K+ for these upgrades

I have Win 7 Pro on my MBP. At the quoted price you can get Win 8 (comes with a free upgrade to 8.1 from MS). Couple of friends who have switched to 8.1 on their MACs are yet to grumble so should be working well.

I bought my MBP from Croma and the MS s/w i.e. 7.1 & MS Office for Mac from Reliance digital. They had ready stocks & the lowest prices amongst all the sellers for the said purchases but then this was like 3 years ago.

Try and get Parallels that will allow you to switch between OSX & Windows seamlessly without having to boot up again & again.

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Where can i buy orignal Win 7 online?
I saw online it was 8k��
Also do you guys recommend installing win 7 or win 8 on a MBA?

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Actually the performance difference between a 4210u and a 4510u is marginal. The latter 'i7' is really a misnomer cos it is not even a quad core - just slightly higher base and turbo boost speeds. More ram and an ssd would make way more difference than 300MHz extra clock speeds.
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Win 8.1 costs 6.5K (whether single license or multiple) for the system builder version. Retail MRP for full consumer version is higher.
Then my deal is definetly awesome and more than value for money


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Try and get Parallels that will allow you to switch between OSX & Windows seamlessly without having to boot up again & again.
What is parallels? Does it help between switching OS like Win 7 and Win 8.1?

I have never used Win 8.1 and little sceptical with metro interface and more comfortable with Win 7
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What is parallels? Does it help between switching OS like Win 7 and Win 8.1?

I have never used Win 8.1 and little sceptical with metro interface and more comfortable with Win 7
Parallels is a VM emulator on Mac similar to VMWare or Virtualbox on windows. You can always run multiple operating systems in a VM.
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Old 20th October 2014, 16:25   #2203
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Bought crackers online for the first time and was cheated royally by peacockcrackers.com Unlike other products that are normally priced low compared to retail stores while listed online, crackers in this site are priced 20% more than the retail shops near my house for the same brand. I ended up paying around Rs.800 more for a purchase of Rs.5670 for which they give a discount of 5%. Got misguided by the brand name Standard Fireworks. When contacted they say it's the market price and I don't know which market they are talking about. Please stay away from this site if at all buying crackers online.

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When contacted they say it's the market price and I don't know which market they are talking about.
In India, MRP on crackers is a sham. Rs 1000 MRP worth stuff is even sold for Rs 200. The rate of discount depends on in which area you buy the stuff. There is something murky about this cracker business.

Note: They have another domain: http://hosurcrackers.com/

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Wow! Iam super impressed with SNAPDEAL

I ordered for a laptop costing ~43K on Oct 17th and I received the laptop today (Oct 20th) afternoon.

Talk about prompt delivery
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