Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod touch

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old May 11, 2008, 01:44 PM   #1
EMILinator
macrumors member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Biggest Little City In The World, USA
Is MacMall legitimate?

I was planning on buying the 16GB iPod Touch from them fro $329.99 i believe is what it said on their website, but i'm not so sure they will send me a brand new iPod instead of some refurbished one, especially since it's almost $80 cheaper than if i were to buy from the Apple Store ($399)

So what's the deal? How are they able to sell so cheap?
And are they really legit?

Thanks.
__________________
MacBook | White | C2D @2.4GHz | 2GB RAM | 160GB HD
Gaming Rig Windows | C2D E6750 OC@3.6Ghz | 2GB RAM | 250GB HD | GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB | 22" LCD
EMILinator is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2008, 02:03 PM   #2
Insulin Junkie
macrumors 65816
 
Insulin Junkie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mainland Europe
Yes they seem to be legit.
Read here:
http://www.labbb.org/BBBWeb/Forms/Bu...ompanyID=44062
Insulin Junkie is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2008, 02:18 PM   #3
aethelbert
macrumors 601
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: NRW, Germany
It's legit, don't worry. They've been in business for a long time, they advertise in many places (this site sometimes, magazines, etc). The only downside is that their customer service sucks. But their deals are good and many members of this forum frequent macmall for their computers and iPods. I'd say go for it.
aethelbert is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2008, 04:17 PM   #4
fake1009
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Its legit for sure only problem is the quality of the service and product. Tracking your ipod touch will be hard because they only update it when they ship it and when you get it. My touch also came kinda banged up with some scratches and scuffs. This is probably because I got it engraved. O yeah, the engraving(with a crappy font) starts to disappear after a while too. Once again legit but service/quality sucks.
fake1009 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2008, 05:00 PM   #5
davidy
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
The Better Business Bureau has given them a "B" rating, which is a 6 out of an 11 step rating system. That doesn't mean they are a bad place to do business, but do your research, and read the three consumer ratings on the BBB site.
__________________
What would Scooby Doo?
davidy is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2008, 10:56 PM   #6
EMILinator
Thread Starter
macrumors member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Biggest Little City In The World, USA
Quote:
Originally Posted by fake1009 View Post
Its legit for sure only problem is the quality of the service and product. Tracking your ipod touch will be hard because they only update it when they ship it and when you get it. My touch also came kinda banged up with some scratches and scuffs. This is probably because I got it engraved. O yeah, the engraving(with a crappy font) starts to disappear after a while too. Once again legit but service/quality sucks.

i'm not gonna get mine engraved, but still, that's really discouraging for me to buy from them.

does MacMall engrave the ipods THEMSELVES, or do they get apple to engrave it, then they sell it?

i wouldn't want them to go and open my factory sealed box now.
__________________
MacBook | White | C2D @2.4GHz | 2GB RAM | 160GB HD
Gaming Rig Windows | C2D E6750 OC@3.6Ghz | 2GB RAM | 250GB HD | GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB | 22" LCD
EMILinator is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 12, 2008, 01:03 AM   #7
beaker26
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
They're legit. But, that is without the new webapps. So if you want the new webapps you have to pay $20 after you get it.
beaker26 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod touch

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What IS legitimate rape? eawmp1 Politics, Religion, Social Issues 105 Dec 14, 2012 02:09 AM
is this old poster legitimate? satirev iPod 12 Sep 25, 2012 03:50 AM
is this a legitimate way to get the iPhone 5? ryan214 iPhone 10 Sep 10, 2012 10:59 AM
Is chipmunk legitimate to use? marty1990 iPad 2 Jul 5, 2012 11:49 AM
What are the legitimate use cases for Retina? punchwalk MacBook Pro 111 Jun 20, 2012 06:58 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:21 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC