Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Fri Aug 1 10:18:07 IST 2003
On Friday 01 August 2003 09:49, Wesley Darlington wrote:
> In its, um, disfavour: Warranty is only 2 years and it's c&r, no WiFi,
> no bluetooth, big (14"), heavy (3kg). Also, it's neither an ibook 
> nor a dell .
> Oh, it has one big pro: it's surprisingly cheap.
Well, if you accept that you COULD be paying X for two years of laptop usage,
then fine. But as Liam mentioned, the warranty may be upgradable to 3 year -
check into cost of this. And I am wary of C&R warranties - how long will they
take to do the R part ? Dell's next business day call and fix warranty is bad
enough (oh we don't have that exotic spare part right now - sorry - look at
the small print). Something which starts of as less than that can only get
worse. Of course, it all depends on how badly you want/need to have your
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