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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 6 Inch 4GB Wi-Fi 2015 300ppi with AD + Free Case $134 Shipped @ eGlobal

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 6 inch 4GB WiFi (2015 version 300ppi with AD)

  • New, higher resolution display (300 ppi)—now with twice as many pixels

  • Built-in adjustable light—read day and night

  • Unlike tablets, no screen glare, even in bright sunlight

  • A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours

  • Lighter than a paperback, holds thousands of books

  • Exclusive features help build your vocabulary, learn about characters, and connect with like-minded readers—all without leaving the page

  • Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security

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    IT wants to charge me for shipping, is the $134 actually correct?

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      Did you pick economy express shipping?

      • +2 votes

        oh haha. the estimator is not reflecting the free shipping, silly me bothering to check before adding to cart! It's all good.
        The estimate is like $30, but shipping is FREE. GREAT BARGAIN!! better than dickies 2013 model for $150…

      • +8 votes

        Thanks for the reply.

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    So this is the non-ad version is it?

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      It's with AD

      • +2 votes

        I thought Australian retail versions are ads free, like buying from Dick Smith

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          ah, found it. So these are imported.

          Q: How does the warranty work?
          A: As products are being imported from overseas, the Original Warranty may not work with your local dealer but eGlobaL does cover your item with our own warranty up to 24-months, as good as the Original Warranty. Simply find the RMA return policy for your reference

    • +2 votes

      Who wants an ad version? I'm not going for it.

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        Adverts are minimal to the point you can totally ignore them, and you can pay to remove (well you can on the regular kindles).

    • +1 vote

      They sell kindles with ads?!? Wtf!!!

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        They're a little bit cheaper than the one without ads and you can sometimes get some offers. The ads are in no way obnoxious either.

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          Yes from what I've heard the ads are only displayed as a screen saver sort of thing when you're NOT reading a book

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          @jzdhgkd:

          Yep, it's either have some ads on your screensaver or keep seeing the same dead authors as pictures.

  •  

    Is this Australian stock or is this like a Kogan grey stock deal or something? Concerned about warranty

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      Must be grey stock, so unsure about the warranty, still great price

  •  

    Claim this as work expense?

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      Depends what you're reading on it.

      • +6 votes

        50 shades of… technical guidelines to workplace IR laws?

  • +2 votes

    I think it needs to be made clearer in the original post that this has ads ..unlike any kindle you would buy in Australia.

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      Done. It's in the title now.

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    Ads can still be removed via hack?

  • +2 votes

    Got this from Dick Smith for $139.30 the other day C&C. Definitely recommend its a great reader!

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    Free case?

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        but that's not for free.

        • +1 vote

          When you add the tablet to the cart it will automatically add the case too for free :)

        • +1 vote

          @Jase2801: Cheers.

  • +1 vote

    I'm a newbie to Kindle… so let me get this right, if I buy this one I'll be reading a page and some ad will pop up at the bottom or top like in free apps on the iphone?

    That's pathetic if that's the case. How much extra to I have to pay to get the ads taken off?

    And I'm glad I read all the comments here, I didnt even notice the "with AD" part in the title… really needs to be made clearer in the description, like:

    this device version has ads. also available without for extra

    • +1 vote

      ahh stuff it… bought it anyway :).

      doing a quick google, apparently the ads arent during the read and are actually interesting on the lock screen (instead of boring drawings/pictures of authors).

      as this is the 2015 model on sale, its a pretty good deal (looks like Dick Smith still flogging the older version for more money than this).

      free leather case and shipping sealed the deal!

      thanks for posting OP!!!

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    How long to ship to Sydney?

    Weird, why am I forced to check associated with store to successfully post? I have nothing to do with eglobal.

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      Un tick it.

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        I can't. If I unticked it I could not post it.

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    So how do the ads work and why do they put them on?
    Surely this would stop people from buying it… If they are going to put ads on it they should reduce the price more, seems like a cheap way to make some extra cash…

    • +2 votes

      It almost scared me off too… good question.

      Apparently the ad-less version is about $20-30 more expensive (or you can unlock this one for the same). The ads dont pop up as you would expect like on free apps on a phone. Its not during reading, just when on lock or main menu. Apparently the ad-less versions just show drawings/portraits of authors etc. Would be nice for like 2min, then you'd get sick of it. The ads, for all their 'evil' are actually quite popular (go figure). They typically offer exclusives through Amazon that only these device users have access to. Cheap books, bargains etc.

      I almost didnt buy it, but googling the difference it seems as though most people prefer the ad version one… and some owners afterwards wish they bought the ad version after initially buying the ad-less.

      Sounds crazy but true.

      Read this:
      http://www.cio.com/article/2371022/peripherals/why-you-want-...

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        Wow, very informative reply.
        I think after reading that if i were looking to purchase a kindle i would go for the version with ads!!
        Thanks mate

  •  

    Anyone know if these can play audio books too?

    • +1 vote

      Nope - unfortunately Kindles don't have any form of audio output (speakers or headphone jack) anymore.

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      This is exactly what I popped in to DS to check. Staff advised me that only the very old Kindle Readers have text to audio function.

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    If you've got some patience, or looking for this for Christmas presents etc. It's likely to be worth the wait for a decent Dick Smith sale. It got to $139 in the latest eBay sales, and I picked one up a few weeks ago for $149 (using $150 of 9.09% off Dick Smith cards).

    This is still a good deal though.

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      apparently those are the 2013 edition…..these are the 2015 version.

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        Latest deals have been for the 2015 version https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/208439 and https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/213233.

        2015 Kindle codes occasionally work with 10% off vouchers, as well as $20-$30 off vouchers $99 or $149 spend.

        For example, today the 2015 Paperwhites on the Dick Smith website are down 10% to $179. Then HURRY20 gets it to $159. And if you have those 10% extra value vouchers from Coles that takes it down further.

        No doubt that this is still a good price though. Especially if you didn't get extra vouchers from the Coles deal.

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          thanks for the correction :)

  • +1 vote

    Rad deal thanks! Was looking for one to read all the free ebooks I've acquired while I'm in Japan.

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    This is a fantastic price for this Kindle. I also purchased one for $139 during the last Dicksmith sale and I have not regretted it.

    The free case in this deal is nice as the case will be mandatory. Keep in mind that you can actually purchase a fairly cheap one on eBay (~$11) that will also automatically put your Kindle to sleep when closed and vice-versa. It's a pretty nifty feature.

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    SO annoying they cancelled my order!

    Must have run out of stock :(

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      So I asked, Why you cancel my order did you run out of stock?

      Replied, No we automaticly cancelled your order because was ordered from outside of Australia.

      Is that really there answer?! I am in Australia, (not even using a vpn)
      and was getting posted to an Australian Address..

      After seeing the below comments might have been for the best

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    "As a result of a system error, our shopping cart system incorrectly added a free case for your Kindle Paperwhite to your order. We sincerely apologise for this but we will have to proceed with your order without the free case.

    Please respond to this email with the acknowledgement and we will immediately ship your order.

    We apologise for this and hope that we can solve this as soon as possible so we can get your order into your hands."

    •  

      I replied to them asking for a refund lol

      • +2 votes

        I'm tempted to cancel too, the case would only cost them a few dollars they should keep thier apologies and include the case.

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      Got the same email. Just cancelled my order.

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      Even though they aren't going to include the free case with the kindle, do you guys reckon it's still worth going ahead with the purchase or better to just wait until a better deal comes around locally? (It looks like the case itself is only ~$6 and shipping was free.)

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        Christmas is coming bud… different vendors will have this exact product for sale every weeks till then. Dick Smith had it for virtually the same price not that long ago, and doing a quick google on it over the weekend, there were other retailers selling for similar price (but they were out of stock). Stock will always come in, but my advice to your question is support businesses that treat their customers properly.

        Just read some of the reviews for this mob on Product Review… and not the paid $5 voucher positive reviews, the negs. You buy from eGlobal and you effectively have no warranty due to the prohibitive shipping fees to Hong Kong ($50+ out of your pocket, they dont pay for it!). Wait for Dick Smith again ;).

  • +4 votes

    I've just cancelled, asked for my refund ASAP, and informed them that I will be reviewing their 'service' at other websites (like Product Review etc).

    This is poor service. I signed up to their website based on the deal advertised, paid the money, and now after 3 full days they decline.

    In nice big bold letters so everyone can read it at a glance:

    eGlobal Digital Cameras sucks! They take your money, wait 3 days, then tell you they cant honour the deal as advertised.

    Welcome to my list to not buy from, never recommend, and neg any time I see a deal posted here on Ozbargain:

    • Digital River (WD fiasco)
    • Pharmacy Direct (Gillette razors they sell are inferior copies)
    • eGlobal Digital Cameras (terrible communication times and will not honour advertised deals)

    (Sorry OP, plus vote revoked. I'd neg if I could due to obvious issues with retailer)

    • +1 vote

      I will say please avoid any companys don't based in AU, they can easily change mind, treat customer like shit without taking any responsibility. Kogan, DWI,eglobal and the rest. My suggest is don't order anything over $10, someone will say I ordered from them before, no problem at all. I will say it just like gambling, you take high risk to have trouble, which is quite annoying if your order have situation. Finally,I just hope you can get your refund within one month.

      • +1 vote

        They have an ".com.au" domain name which in itself is misleading (you must be an Australian Registrant- they aren't, as plainly clear to those poor souls on Product Review.Com stating any warranty claims must be sent to Hong Kong at customer cost!!! No local warranty at all!!)

        • +1 vote

          Last time I was played by Kogan Australia, which has ABN. For $50 cheaper iPhone6, I skipped a local deal and went for Kogan au, I thought that's au registered company, should be OK. After 3 weeks waiting(which said shipped in one week)was told they can't get stock. While it still showed in stock on their ebay store. After complained to ebay I finally got refund after 3 weeks. Sent complaint to consumer affair, they reply me without any help after one week.
          So, best way is not touching these company, ignore their temptation.

  • +1 vote

    I missed every single worthy paperwhite deal posted before and was thinking that I finally got it this time. Although it's still a good price, I'd rather cancel my order if they don't change their mind tomorrow. So surprised that they'd rather risk their reputation over a few bucks. P.S. neged OP's reply to the storerep by accident while unfolding it.

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      you should be able to click on 'votes' under his comment, and be able to remove your neg.

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        Thanks for the tip. Too bad that I came late. It says "Votes older than 1 hour cannot be revoked"

    • +1 vote

      Do they care reputation? There are more than 20m people in AU. Before everyone notice these sort of companies are cheaters, they already get what they want, maybe just cash flow?

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        Don't know if the refund takes as long as a month like others said. It'll really suck if that's the case (excuse the pun).

        • +1 vote

          Meh… just go to your credit card provider and get them to reverse the charge due to 'product not sent by vendor'.
          Paypal are hopeless. Even when company refunds from their end, once you lodge a dispute, Paypal will hold onto your cash as the middle man (using your money for week free of interest), THEN give it back to you (into your Paypal account, not bank account. You have to withdraw it from there!). Another poo stained company you should avoid using if you can.

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          @UFO: Thanks for the explanation. I thought paypal would be better…

  • +3 votes

    Me too. Upon received their email I cancelled the order immediately. There is no point to save a couple of bucks and have to put up with such pathetic dealer. I'd rather pay a bit more to DS, as least I will have peace in mind if warranty needed.

    Will never deal with eGlobal again.

  • -1 vote

    Just received confirmation email that refund procedure is launched, but could take up to 5 working days! These guys must be short of fund and use our money as bridging. Nasty!

  • +1 vote

    I didn't end up cancelling as I still needed one but I did tell them I wanted it canceled if they can't deliver by Friday. Just found out its dispatched. When I login down the bottom it says "promotions" and under there it lists free shipping AND "kindle and free case" so needless to say it wasn't a bug. I'm not shopping there again.

  •  

    I replied them on 13/10 saying I wanted a refund and it popped up in my Paypal account on 14/10 though not back on my credit card yet.
    Hope everyone else gets their refunds soon too!

  •  

    Still haven't received mine -.-

    And tracking still isn't showing anything.

    Definitely not using them again.

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      Did you get a tracking link for yours? Mine said its coming from Hong Kong using 'Globavend', but I can't see any way to track it. Guessing its going to be awhile still.

      Seconded on never using these guys again.

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    Yer, same carrier. If I click the tracking it goes to auspost.

  • +1 vote

    I just got mine today. they sent it on 19 Oct, a few days after i said no worries abt the cover, just want the kindle quick. Got it this morning 21 Oct (WA). The DPEX courier tracking did not provide any update after leaving HK in transit to destination and the next day it was delivered right to my doorstep. quite impressed with the courier speed after using auspost or toll. And a pleasant surprise was the inclusion of the free cover - yes, the one they said will not include. Maybe someone in their packing operations did not get the memo to leave it out. Am definitely a happy camper.

    •  

      Great news mate. Hope the rest of us will get the free cover too :) Thanks for sharing.

      • +1 vote

        Didn't get a cover with mine.. though it seems I got an Ad free version.. (kind of disappointed to be honest!)

  •  

    Looks like there's a similar (if not exactly the same) one for $229 with a case and the $100 eBay voucher…

    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/216515

  •  

    My purchase was refunded through PayPal without reason today. Now only $133 for the same Kindle, but no free case or shipping…