[clug] Openmoko's Neo FreeRunner: Second Australia wide group
chris at kororaa.org
Thu Jul 31 00:43:48 GMT 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 00:29 +1000, Alex Osborne wrote:
> Hi CLUGers,
> Is anyone interested in buying the Neo FreeRunner  open phone?
> Since the first one was such a success, Simon Matthews has kindly
> offered to organize a second country-wide group purchase to save on
> shipping costs. The FreeRunner costs something like $AU 530 ($US 400
> for phone + $US 96 UPS shipping) from the Openmoko online store in
> the US, but by getting it shipped in bulk directly from China the
> price comes down to about $AU 440, so there's quite a saving to be had.
Sound good, but at that quantity you'll probably be hit with import tax
- well, that is to say you *should* be paying tax on the phones. Right?
Not sure if that's been factored in or not.
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