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Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by john3478, Oct 1, 2010.
I will be visiting Hongkong. Is it more cheaper to buy iTouch in Hongkong compare to US?
Nope. All apple products will be the least expensive in the US
I wouldn't think it would be. But you should probably see for yourself, you might not even find any, but I'm not sure.
I think Hongkong did not have sales tax. Not sure how much, it will save though. If it only save $10 bucks, then it is just too much of the hassle. . I plan to get 5 itouch as a gift.
I think I did the math earlier and I think tax (7%) was $16 (8GB), but I'm not sure. If you are buying 5, then it'll actually probably be worth it. That's $80 you might save, depending on what price they are.
Apple's Hong Kong Website list the prices as
8g (HK$1,788) (appx US$230.45)
32gb (HK$2,288) (appx US$294.89)
64gb (HK$3,088) (appx US$397.99)
So apart from the 8g model being slightly more expensive, the rest are just marginally cheaper. I supposed if the exchange rate swings one way or the other, you may save some money or pay a little more.
Awesome Sauce. So if you were to get 5, you would save around $80 in tax. I think it would be worth it if you're already there.
Well, HK does not charge taxes, so theoretically speaking, if I buy the 8GB in HK I can be saving $20. $230 in HK v $250 in US (NY) after taxes.
I will most likely get the 8GB one. It cost too much to get 5 of 32GB.
Hopefully by the time I got back to US, I will not be charge sales tax in the airport.
Yeah, I was about to say about Sales Tax when you arrive back into US soil. I know if you bring one in, it might be easy to get away with it but 5 seems a little too much to get away from the customs people.