- 11-15-2012, 12:46 PM #1
So I ordered from the Microsoft Store Online yesterday and upgraded to the overnight shipping for $9.99. Well my order was approved but now it says "Approved - awaiting inventory". I'm really irritated. I called in and got them to waive the shpping charges, but they have no idea when they'll get the phone in. With the weekend coming and next week being Thanksgiving, I'm worried I won't get it for 2 weeks!
Meanwhile, the Santa Clara, CA store has them in stock and I'll be near it later today. But they charge tax, as opposed to buying online which was tax free. I also got 8% off buying from the Microsoft Store ONLINE with my Capital One credit card. That's a $73.41 difference. I don't know what to do but I really wanted this phone before the weekend.
Does anybody have any information olr guesses about when Microsoft Online will get the phones in inventory? Is anyone else ordering through Microsoft Online? I've been waiting for this phone way too long and it's so close that I'm going crazy.
- 11-15-2012, 05:37 PM #3
How did you manage to get 8% off when buying from the Microsoft store online? I have a Capital one card as well. I called today and was told there are 9 people ahead of me in queue before they ship out my Lumia 810. I was given a full refund of $9.99 for overnight shipping and they would honor it that instead for Free. I was also given a mini bluetooth headset free for the inconvenience. I ordered last night and was told it would arrive by Friday evening at the latest and now i'm being told otherwise. I don't mind the wait, as the cost of the phone is $450 on the MS store online compared to that at T-Mobile where the phone costs $595 after tax, but having no idea as to when they'll have some phones in stock to ship to us is unacceptable especially when my card has already been charged the full amount.
- 11-15-2012, 05:55 PM #4
I also called and got the shipping waived, but no Bluetooth headset.
- 11-16-2012, 12:07 PM #5
Just talked to Microsoft and their system says that they will be receiving a shipment of Lumia 810s sometime today. They ship orders until 7:00pm, so if the shipment is soon enough anyone who has next day shipping will receive it Monday, but if the shipment is late, Tuesday is our day. They also knocked an additional $20 off the price, on top of the free shipping. I'm very excited.
- 11-16-2012, 07:52 PM #8
I actually just cancelled my order for the Lumia 810 a few minutes ago over the phone. I don't think it is right for them to sell an item that they do not have in stock. Another thing, they charged my card right away when it states in the email that they won't charge until item is being shipped. There is no estimated time as to when they'll have any in stock so it could be a week or even up to a couple of months. I was saving $140 buying it from the MS store online compared to that of the local T-Mobile store, but with thanksgiving coming up next week along with black friday, I needed the phone sooner and they couldn't give me no confirmation that it would definitely for sure arrive before then. Take that into consideration. If you can wait, then it is a good deal. As for me, i'll just wait it out a bit more and see what else comes up. I've only seen the phone for sale from T-Mobile, Microsoft Store online and Best Buy (but you can only order it through their website). Was looking for an alternative to buy it cheaper than the T-Mobile price, but I guess i'll just have to wait like I stated.
11-18-2012, 10:20 AM #9
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- 11-18-2012, 11:04 AM #10
- 11-18-2012, 12:46 PM #11
- 11-18-2012, 03:39 PM #13
I bought mine outright without a contract and paid 225$. But then I work for T-mobile and that's one of my perks. :) That is not the tmobile cost as I get a sizable discount from the tmobile cost for being an employee. The size of the discount depends on how many years you have worked for them.
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11-18-2012, 04:49 PM #14Guz
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- 11-18-2012, 04:54 PM #15
I didn't get it at their cost....I get a sizable discount off their cost. It actually depends how long you have worked for them on how much discount you get. Some people who have worked there for several years get two phones a year for free. I'm not one of thos though.
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- 11-18-2012, 08:30 PM #17
I'm thankful to be working for such a company..the discount I get on my service is amazing and makes my bill next to nothing. I worked for AT&T for almost six years and the discount they gave employees was almost nothing. My mom who works for a small hospital in Arkansas got more of a discount through her job with At&t than I dd as an employee. So I truly appreciate company's who appreciate their employees and show it. :)
- 11-20-2012, 08:36 PM #19
I got my phone earlier today and have been playing with it for the last 4 hours. It's absolutely amazing. The coolest thing so far? Copying all of my contacts from my Android phone via Bluetooth. The OS and live tiles are so refreshing and make my old phone look so old and boring.
- 11-20-2012, 09:42 PM #20
- 11-20-2012, 10:39 PM #21
- 11-20-2012, 10:43 PM #22
Hope I get mine on Friday or maybe even by next week on Tuesday at the latest. I guess they don't do real time updates on orders, word of warning for those on the fence about this deal. Still worth it though.
- 11-21-2012, 09:00 AM #24
- 11-21-2012, 07:04 PM #25
I got confirmation today a little bit after lunch time that my order had shipped, so indeed as Daniel stated it will arrive on Friday by 3pm. I just got home and had a fedex package waiting for me...it was the 'free' Bluetooth headset! The representative had kept his word and am truly grateful for that. Overall, paid $459 for the Nokia Lumia 810 with overnight shipping and got a free mini bluetooth headset as well plus saved $ on tax and more due to it being cheaper than T-Mobile's price.
Now, can I take the micro sim in to the local t-mobile store and have them transfer my service from my regular sim or what?