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#1 fenton

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 03:46 AM

I saw one in the flesh last trip, was quite impressed. 

 

Are Dual sim phones are common Thailand?

 

If I were to buy this from the Mall, keep the receipt, can I claim the tax back at the airport? No biggy if I can't though.

 

Two of my phones I use in the UK, I want to sell on and I'm waiting for the cost of a RAZER phone to drop a bit before I buy. 

 

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:00 AM

I purchased tab A 10.1 tablet in the sales, so buying the above phone I know I've got genuine plugs and chargers for the kit and save all the faffing about with adapters, I end up buying one most holidays, they are breeding like tribbles in the UK ;-)


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 12:49 PM

Thread fuck, laughed at the Star Trek reference 555

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:08 PM

 

Thread fuck, laughed at the Star Trek reference 555

It could be argued it was an episode of DS9 as well 55



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:45 PM

Yes dual SIM phones are pretty common in Asia. I think you should be eligible for VAT tax refund.

I looked at the Razer phone, but I think the poor camera is the deal breaker for me. I'm pretty sure it's going to drop in price pretty quickly, selling phones is tough if you aren't Apple or Samsung.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:53 PM

 

Yes dual SIM phones are pretty common in Asia. I think you should be eligible for VAT tax refund.

If it covers my Burger King and a couple of beers for the plane I'm happy :-)

 

 

I looked at the Razer phone, but I think the poor camera is the deal breaker for me. I'm pretty sure it's going to drop in price pretty quickly, selling phones is tough if you aren't Apple or Samsung.
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Yes I agree with you, the camera could be better, but its got a lot of power inside and the speaker are supposed to be awesome, better than HTC, which is a tall order :-). 

 

Dual sim is not encouraged in the UK, you can purchase online, but in retail outlets not a chance.


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Posted 10 January 2018 - 03:36 AM

https://www.eglobalc...32gb-black.html

 

shipped to your door from HK, £200 ish, just been discounted 

 

If get the phone for 8500 to 9000 THB doing good me thinks.

 

Case and screen protector add 1000B (upper limit).


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Posted 10 January 2018 - 06:24 PM

I think it depends on where you buy it to be eligible for tax refund.
Every time I have got refund, the shop fills a form that includes my passport details and stamps it.
Then I go to the vat refund counter before check in and claim it.
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 06:40 PM

 

 

I think it depends on where you buy it to be eligible for tax refund.
Every time I have got refund, the shop fills a form that includes my passport details and stamps it.
Then I go to the vat refund counter before check in and claim it.

Ok I appreciate that, however I have seen a vat refund counter where the gobblins go after you been through check in and security I will ask at the store, I know there is a big samsung place in Central.  But like I said earlier if its not in the range I stated, I won't bother.  Can get the lot from HK but waiting a week, though.  But its the genuine 2 pin plug I want more than anything. See how it goes, hope I get a good deal.  Maybe TUKCOM is worth a look as well I reckon.


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Posted Today, 07:09 AM

The phone came in at 8500 baht (2000 baht off) plus free screen protector and clear silicone case.  So that's just under £195, happy with that :-). The shop in central update the phone, its got MS apps installed.  Just had a quick peek.  

 

Where i messed up was the Sales Tax refund.  The form has to be stamped before check in (behind gate 10) and then your refunded once you have been through immigration.  I lost out on 400 baht.  

 

But all in all pleased with the purchase.  The phone will come in handy being a dual sim, justifies getting a Thai Sim in the future.  Plus the plug will come in handy as well :-).


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