Originally Posted by 5150 Joker
Not a bad price for the UK. I don't know why you Brits complain about high prices, its not like you guys get paid in Dollars and purchase in Pounds. If that sort of laptop was $1839 I'd be all over it.
The actual price should have been £2038, as configured on the Dell website. I had to jump through hoops to get them to discount my order.
The salaries here aren't that great, we get taxed 22% of our income plus National Insurance tax and house prices cost 10x the average annual income. With regard national health care - yes our health care is free but it is worthless. The NHS is a shambles over here - not enough bed spaces, doctors and nurses are in constraint. you can't even register with an NHS doctor over here because they just refuse to take any more patients on.
I get private health care through my company and pay for my dentist, but still have to go to my NHS doctor to get referred to a private clinic - hence if you don't have a doctor then the private health care is useless.
Anyway, back onto the point... the salesperson that told me that was a supervisor and he confirmed it with the 'technical guys'. I'm not sure what information they were looking at so I guess we will have to wait until the laptops arrive or reviews start appearing.