Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jul 2013 23:30 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless If you're in the market for a smartphone, odds are you're looking at an Android phone. If you're looking at an Android phone, odds are you're looking at Samsung, and if you're exotic, you may be looking at a Nexus, HTC, LG, or maybe even Sony. Few of you will be considering Oppo. I, however, did.
Thread beginning with comment 567937
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[6]: Looks very nice
by Flatland_Spider on Thu 25th Jul 2013 15:43 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Looks very nice"
Member since:

Taxes aren't that complicated when it comes to sales tax. There is not a federal sales tax. There is only state and local sales taxes.

Most people use the price as listed and specify when the price is after tax. They would say something like, "The phone is $310, after sales tax," or "It's $299, $310 after tax." US consumers are accustomed to having sales tax added at checkout, so they're used to a slight bump at the checkout.

More to the point, the European price does not equal the price in the US, for a variety of reasons that companies don't explain. A straight conversion of currencies doesn't work. It's an interesting exercise, but it's not guaranteed to be accurate unless the company says so.

Reply Parent Score: 2