With the Lumia 800 Aussie launch only days away, WPDownUnder reported earlier this week that Dick Smith Electronics had come out swinging in the Lumia 800 price fight. Advertising pre-orders at $628 – on a RRP of $699, they have White and Black currently available for delivery from March 15th. Meanwhile, Harvey Norman initially listed the Lumia 800 (in Black, Cyan and Magenta) for the RRP of $699. Today, WPDownUnder discovered on a webpage bookmarked earlier from their site, that Harvey Norman appear to be in the process of refreshing these prices. We say in the process, because at the time of writing, they have disappeared off the HN webpage except via our old bookmarked link!
Interestingly, the screen grabs WPDownUnder has taken from the HN site suggest a “cash-back” offer on pre-orders. However the price both before and after cash-back is the same. Is there going to be a price-redemption offer involving HN or Nokia? Is this an error – and they are just ensuring a pre-order best price guarantee? We shall have to wait and see when the pages re-appear live on their site.
Until they do – you can access their website to verify the info HERE. Harvey Norman have dropped their pre-order price to $1 under that of the DSE discounted offer. It looks like we will have some hard fought retail competition to get your hard-earned cash for those seeking to purchase outright!
And that’s a win for Windows Phone customers DownUnder!
Nokia Lumia 800 Launch video from Ireland