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Posted: 2012-04-25 03:59
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35 million Iphones was sold during the first three months of 2012 and almost 12 million Ipads sold during the same quarter

Apple sold 35 million Iphones during Q1 2012

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Posted: 2012-04-25 23:00
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Considering the queue in the apple store in Bluewater, Kent on Monday a few have gone back...
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Posted: 2012-04-25 23:56
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For repair?
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Posted: 2012-04-26 01:18
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I was in the apple store in Birmingham on
Monday they were very busy I couldn't get any
Assistance so I went on a iPad and booked a Staff member
To come over lol and within mins I got assistance pretty
Awesome way to get help

Btw seems quite a lot sold by big boys at apple
Well Done ur a great brand I adore my iPhone
A lot !!!
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Posted: 2012-04-26 10:47
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Too much hype, still an overpriced gadget.
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Posted: 2012-04-26 16:41
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I actually don't think there overpriced its just that countries like EU
wack aload of VAT on if you went to USA there alot cheaper to buy there the,
64GB iPhone is Approx 200 cheaper to buy then say then the UK which tops of at 699

I guess everyone has there virtues when it come to Apple though

that chart above now explains why it took me ages to get my hands on my 4S
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Posted: 2012-04-27 00:20
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On 2012-04-25 23:56:58, tranced wrote:
For repair?


Repair and replacement Since the last update both my stepsons have had issues with their iPhone 4 and a colleague at work has had issues with his 4S.....
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Posted: 2012-04-27 02:23
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On 2012-04-26 16:41:37, Miss UK wrote:
I actually don't think there overpriced its just that countries like EU wack aload of VAT on if you went to USA there alot cheaper to buy there the, 64GB iPhone is Approx 200 cheaper to buy then say then the UK which tops of at 699


It's probably because you, as a consumer, are protected by laws that requires Apple to do repairs to the phone if anything goes wrong because of a manufacture fault.

In the US, I think they have a 1-year warranty where Apple guarantees that the Iphone will be free from defects.
I believe that most European consumers can repair the Iphone for free within 2 years if it is the Iphone breaks down. Apple is of course charging for this service by increasing the price of the phone.
Here in Norway, the seller of an electronic product which are meant to last longer than 5 years (such as a mobile phone) must repair the device for free if it is broken and the damage not was caused by the owner. The store, and not the customer, will have to prove that the customer was responsible for the damage if the store want's to avoid the warranty rules. I think you have something similar in the UK. The retailer must proof that the product was misused by the buyer for six months, and after 6 months the burden of proof switches to the buyer.

And of course the added VAT can explain some of the price difference. US 0-13%, UK 20% and Norway 25%.
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Posted: 2012-04-29 18:26
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In the US I think there phone is covered
For 12 months plus 90 days like UK
But looking at the AppleCare+ plan it's
Slightly better then the Europe one!

The VAT for the US is incredibley low
So I guess Europe is abit of a Rip Off
Just like Rip Off Britain is at the present!

I know that food prices are lower here
In the UK compared to the US I guess
I'd rather eat then worry about fancy
Phones lol

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