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HP Prime G2 for $100
04-17-2019, 03:13 AM
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HP Prime G2 for $100
https://slickdeals.net/?sdtid=13020448&s...D743398405
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04-17-2019, 12:40 PM
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RE: HP Prime G2 for $100
Looks like $118.00, unless you're a member...

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04-17-2019, 03:44 PM (This post was last modified: 04-17-2019 10:21 PM by Anders.)
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Yes and "membership" is a simple as registering at the site = give you name, address and email before you put the calculator in your cart. You need to do this anyway to get buy and ship anything from any online store. So no real restriction or complication compared to buying at BestBuy or Amazon.

I did it yesterday and ordered one for $99 plus tax with free shipping in the US!

The deal (the $18 off coupon) is only valid until end of day today (4/17) I think, so you need to pull the trigger today.

I bought one for my youngest son Smile
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04-17-2019, 04:32 PM
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Is this the first confirmed sighting of a G2 in a US (online) store?

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04-17-2019, 05:26 PM (This post was last modified: 04-17-2019 05:27 PM by Jlouis.)
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(04-17-2019 03:13 AM)hewlpac Wrote:  https://slickdeals.net/?sdtid=13020448&s...D743398405

No HP Prime for me. Maybe because I'm in Brazil?

I'd like to buy one.
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04-17-2019, 10:20 PM
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(04-17-2019 04:32 PM)ijabbott Wrote:  Is this the first confirmed sighting of a G2 in a US (online) store?

yep as far as I know it is the first sighting and 99$ +tax with free shipping is not bad - not bad at all. Also US warranty and support....
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04-17-2019, 11:17 PM
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I tried to become a "member" but it kept giving me a runaround and would not let me register. I'm not going to pay their non-member price so I will wait till the G2 is available from a reputable dealer.
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04-18-2019, 01:23 AM
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(04-17-2019 05:26 PM)Jlouis Wrote:  
(04-17-2019 03:13 AM)hewlpac Wrote:  https://slickdeals.net/?sdtid=13020448&s...D743398405

No HP Prime for me. Maybe because I'm in Brazil?

I'd like to buy one.

No HP Prime g2 for Brazil

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04-18-2019, 03:18 AM
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RE: HP Prime G2 for $100
(04-17-2019 03:44 PM)Anders Wrote:  I did it yesterday and ordered one for $99 plus tax with free shipping in the US!

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I bought one for my youngest son Smile

When you receive it, please check that the pkg. states that it is intended for sale in USA and report here in the Forum.

Although I agree this sounds like a very good deal, there is a chance these units are grey market and simply being sold by an American website; this would mean warranty and support from HP would not be covered. For nearly all units the likelihood of needing warranty support is very low, but it still would be nice to know.

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Yesterday, 08:08 PM
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RE: HP Prime G2 for $100
I received mine today. Haven't opened it yet.
It appears to be the model # of the G2 2AP18AA#B1K and has the newer keyboard color scheme.
Do not see any indication as to where it is intended to be sold.
The security ID tag say Latin America - J8.
It this it? Where should I look if not?
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Yesterday, 09:34 PM
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Maybe because I'm in Brazil?
You’ll be comforted to know they won’t despatch to the UK either.
What about the ‘special relationship’ or perhaps it’s Brexit!

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Yesterday, 10:59 PM
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(Yesterday 08:08 PM)mwthomasjr Wrote:  The security ID tag say Latin America - J8.
It this it? Where should I look if not?

Yes, that's it. That means that specific Prime kit was sold to some distributor in LA, intended to be sold exclusively in LA, and that it's warranty (which is encoded in the serial number) is only valid to customers living in, and seeking warranty support from, HP in LA (I don't know where the LA office is).

So the devices sold by that seller are indeed grey-market, meaning some LA distributor sold them to someone in USA possibly because either they were not selling well in LA, or possibly because they sell at a much higher price there, so he could sell them here for the same price.

All that said, it probably doesn't matter much, since, statistically speaking, the Prime is well-built with very few failures, and your need for warranty support is unlikely. So, it's a great deal to get a G2 for $100. Enjoy it!! Big Grin

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