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LENOVO G SERIES 15.6IN/AMD Athlon 2 2.1GHz dual core/250GB hard drive/2GB DDR2 RAM/ATI Radeon HD 4200 £269.09 Refub@ Argos Outlet £273.98

£273.98 @ eBay
Just great reviews and price Argos: 4.7 out of 5(90 Reviews) add C2ARG9S to bsket to get this price This laptop is Refubrished,but with 12 months warranty.Most of the Refubrished items are a…
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6y, 4m agoFound 6 years, 4 months ago
Just great reviews and price
Argos: 4.7 out of 5(90 Reviews)
add C2ARG9S to bsket to get this price

This laptop is Refubrished,but with 12 months warranty.Most of the Refubrished items are as new condition:)
CPU and Memory:
AMD Athlon 2 dual core.
2.1GHz processor speed.
512MB cache.
2GB DDR2 RAM memory.
250GB hard drive.
Display features:
15.6in widescreen display.
High definition display.
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels.
DVD optical drives:
DVD-RW(read/write).
Graphics:
Dedicated ATI Radeon HD with 4200 graphics card.
Interfaces and connectivity:
5-in-1 media card reader.
Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro), xD, Multi-Media Card (MMC) compatible.
3 USB ports.
1 Ethernet port.
B/g/n wireless/WiFi enabled.
Multi-media features:
0.3MP built-in webcam.
Built-in mic.
Operating system and software:
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter.
Software included:
Microsoft Works.
Adobe Reader.
General features:
Up to 240 hours battery life.
Size H2.65, W38.1, D24.5cm.
Weight 2.7kg.
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#1
£298.99 on your link
#2
ratatatatata
£298.99 on your link
Use code C2ARG9S to get this price
#3
ratatatatata
£298.99 on your link


use the code that the op quotes at the beginning of his quote
1 Like #4
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"

Rubbish, utter rubbish.
The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.

Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(

Edited By: nihcaj on Nov 19, 2010 12:05
suspended#5
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"

Rubbish, utter rubbish.
The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.

Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(


i have bought a number of refurbished items and never had a problem, performance wise or cosmetically.

Looks a good deal, heat added :)
1 Like #6
Was interested, but then noticed that battery life is only 240 hours. Oh well.
#7
I bought a refurbished laptop from this site last year, it is fine however came in a box with no disks, no instructions or anything. Also had a music cd in the drive, not very good refurbishing if they dont even check the cd drive.
suspended 1 Like #8
ratatatatata
I bought a refurbished laptop from this site last year, it is fine however came in a box with no disks, no instructions or anything. Also had a music cd in the drive, not very good refurbishing if they dont even check the cd drive.


What album was it? anything good? lol :)
#9
Note this hs Windows 7 STARTER on it, so it is more of a Netbook than a Laptop / Notebook

Windows 7 Starter does have restriction compared to say Windows 7 Home Premium so make sure Starter can do what you want before buying this.
#10
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(

I think when a retailer like Currys, PC world etc offer for sale a LOT of the same model laptop they often are new.

The company that makes them (HP. Toshiba etc) may sell them to Currys etc as a job lot if they are old stock, or not selling well, or maybe a minor fault like some dead pixels etc.

So HP may offer Currys 200 of them at say £100/£150 each, and maybe Currys have to install the Windows image.

They dont come in the "proper" box, or with all the manuals etc, but they may never have been sold to a customer before.

Obvioulsy individual laptop models can be returned to Currys etc and they are then sold as refurbished, but if a LOT of the same model are available from Curys etc they are more likely new.



Edited By: guilbert53 on Nov 19, 2010 12:30
1 Like #11
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(

*sigh* yet another comment not seemingly based on facts but the 'i reckon’ school of logical argument. FACT: look at the feedback score, 98.8% positive based on 495,654 sales. FACT: I've personally had three refurbs in the last eight months (Samsung N130, Samsung X120, Medion akoya 15.6" laptop). Each one has been delivered in mint A1 condition with no signs of use whatsoever. FACT: under distance selling regs, if you are unhappy with the condition of the product upon receipt, you are entitled to return the item at their expense for a full refund.

As to whether this particular deal is hot l will leave for others to decide. Not all the computers on offer at the argos ebay outlet are bargains by any means but there definitley are bargains to be had for a minimal amount of risk. Folks uttering ill informed and unsubstantiated claptrap are doing fellow HUKD’ers a real disservice IMHO.
#12
I have ordered this one, I have previously bought refurb from Argos and all have been in very good condition. I have bought other refurb's from other ebay vendors, but they were not in the same A1 condition as the Argos ones!

If you asked me for a guess about what happens at Argos, any returns that are not in A1 condition are flogged off to some other 3rd party, at a much cheaper price.
#13
The Compaq from BigBuy here is still available that works out at £270 after Quidco. Very similar spec so I won't comment on which is better.
#14
£60 quid cheaper than "new" item with full win7 - lukewarm maybe
1 Like #15
topazz
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(
*sigh* yet another comment not seemingly based on facts but the 'i reckon’ school of logical argument. FACT: look at the feedback score, 98.8% positive based on 495,654 sales. FACT: I've personally had three refurbs in the last eight months (Samsung N130, Samsung X120, Medion akoya 15.6" laptop). Each one has been delivered in mint A1 condition with no signs of use whatsoever. FACT: under distance selling regs, if you are unhappy with the condition of the product upon receipt, you are entitled to return the item at their expense for a full refund. As to whether this particular deal is hot l will leave for others to decide. Not all the computers on offer at the argos ebay outlet are bargains by any means but there definitley are bargains to be had for a minimal amount of risk. Folks uttering ill informed and unsubstantiated claptrap are doing fellow HUKD’ers a real disservice IMHO.

I agree 100% with all the above.

Edited By: gluke21 on Nov 19, 2010 12:45
#16
512MB cache memory, wow!
1 Like #17
Misleading title, should have "refurbished" in there instead of bottom of post
1 Like #18
YamYam
The Compaq from BigBuy here is still available that works out at £270 after Quidco. Very similar spec so I won't comment on which is better.

The compaq is a great deal after cashback however lacks dedicated graphics memory,but has Windows 7 Home Premium and 6 cell battery
perhaps gamers on a budget might go for the argos deal,if they are happy with a refurb

Edited By: Bully on Nov 19, 2010 13:14: .
#19
topazz
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(


*sigh* yet another comment not seemingly based on facts but the 'i reckon’ school of logical argument. FACT: look at the feedback score, 98.8% positive based on 495,654 sales. FACT: I've personally had three refurbs in the last eight months (Samsung N130, Samsung X120, Medion akoya 15.6" laptop). Each one has been delivered in mint A1 condition with no signs of use whatsoever. FACT: under distance selling regs, if you are unhappy with the condition of the product upon receipt, you are entitled to return the item at their expense for a full refund.

As to whether this particular deal is hot l will leave for others to decide. Not all the computers on offer at the argos ebay outlet are bargains by any means but there definitley are bargains to be had for a minimal amount of risk. Folks uttering ill informed and unsubstantiated claptrap are doing fellow HUKD’ers a real disservice IMHO.


FACT:
If items are new, retailers DO say so, they don't willingly describe stuff as second-hand if they don't have to, as it reduces it's vvalue.

There are laws to protect consumers, but people on this site want to lie to others for some reason, and make out the goods are better than they actually are!

Those of you pushing this attitude are the one trying to mislead, not the retailers, much to the detriment of less experienced purchasers
#20
guilbert53
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(


I think when a retailer like Currys, PC world etc offer for sale a LOT of the same model laptop they often are new.

The company that makes them (HP. Toshiba etc) may sell them to Currys etc as a job lot if they are old stock, or not selling well, or maybe a minor fault like some dead pixels etc.

So HP may offer Currys 200 of them at say £100/£150 each, and maybe Currys have to install the Windows image.

They dont come in the "proper" box, or with all the manuals etc, but they may never have been sold to a customer before.

Obvioulsy individual laptop models can be returned to Currys etc and they are then sold as refurbished, but if a LOT of the same model are available from Curys etc they are more likely new.



Sheer fantasy!

Edited By: nihcaj on Nov 19, 2010 13:47
#21
nihcaj
topazz
nihcaj
"Most of the Refubrished items are new"Rubbish, utter rubbish.The retailer are not claiming this, because they can't - it is second-hand gear, most of which has been returned to Argos, some of which was bust, and has been patched up for resale by a 3rd party, it is not actually Argos.Why do Moderators allow the posting of this sort of misleading tripe? :-(
*sigh* yet another comment not seemingly based on facts but the 'i reckon’ school of logical argument. FACT: look at the feedback score, 98.8% positive based on 495,654 sales. FACT: I've personally had three refurbs in the last eight months (Samsung N130, Samsung X120, Medion akoya 15.6" laptop). Each one has been delivered in mint A1 condition with no signs of use whatsoever. FACT: under distance selling regs, if you are unhappy with the condition of the product upon receipt, you are entitled to return the item at their expense for a full refund. As to whether this particular deal is hot l will leave for others to decide. Not all the computers on offer at the argos ebay outlet are bargains by any means but there definitley are bargains to be had for a minimal amount of risk. Folks uttering ill informed and unsubstantiated claptrap are doing fellow HUKD’ers a real disservice IMHO.
FACT:If items are new, retailers DO say so, they don't willingly describe stuff as second-hand if they don't have to, as it reduces it's vvalue.There are laws to protect consumers, but people on this site want to lie to others for some reason, and make out the goods are better than they actually are!Those of you pushing this attitude are the one trying to mislead, not the retailers, much to the detriment of less experienced purchasers

Well er... thanks nihcaj for trying to put the record straight. I'll make this my last comment on the subject because i dont wish to hijack this thread from discussion of the deal on offer other than state that the modern state education system has a lot to answer for.
#22
topazz
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Well er... thanks nihcaj for trying to put the record straight. I'll make this my last comment on the subject because i dont wish to hijack this thread from discussion of the deal on offer other than state that the modern state education system has a lot to answer for.


Trying to correct misleading posts is not off topic or hijacking a post.

I won't attempt to put anything straight,as there is nothing to put straight in my comments, they are particularly straight and direct as they are.

Trying to talk AROUND the issue changes nothing, the items are substantially from second hand stock, and that's all there is about it. Whether they are cleaned up or fixed if bust is irrelevant, a used or secondhad item can never become NEW.
Suggesting they have guarantees is stating the obvious - they do under the law anyway, thankfully - however that is no substitute for items not being new, by implying that irrelevances such as having seemingly new boxes make an item new. It's new contents, and components, in particular batteries in the case of a laptop that is more relevant

No-one seems to be keen to explain why posters are so keen to mislead and avoid the point that these items are NOT new, when the retailer (who is the only one that stands to benefit by misleading) does not choose to mislead.

The state education has much to offer in and against it's favour, however is is some considerable time since it saw me in it's midst; I wasn't born yesterday, unlike the people this post is designed to mislead.

Nothing wrong with second hand, IF it is clear that it is, and from a purchaser's point of view that it is cheap enough, this seems to fall down on both of those points.
#23
In my opinion this is not a good deal for £298.99 + P&P, but is good value at £269.09 if the code works. Is the code valid on this one particular laptop then???
#24
markbargain
In my opinion this is not a good deal for £298.99 + P&P, but is good value at £269.09 if the code works. Is the code valid on this one particular laptop then???
yes here you have instuction http://vouchers.ebay.co.uk/CategoryLanding?ctgr=999903&view=2&strprc=&endprc=&sort=6&sr_inp=6&pgno=1&imagesize=140
#25
nihcaj simmer down m8. I'll grant you that it was probably misplaced enthusiasm that led the OP to say that 'most' items are new, without any evidence to back it up. Ok then, he was wrong to do so and maybe 'as new' is probably a more accurate description.

In fairness, the OP does also clearly state 'refurbished'. The outlet website also clearly states and defines exactly what is meant by 'refurbished' on the relevant items. From time to time they really do have large batches of 'brand new' laptops for sale that they cannot shift in the main stores. A key point i was trying to make, is that I have no hesitation in recommending the argos outlet and highly emotive posts that may well put people off at least considering the merits of using them, is also wrong e.g. "some of which was bust, and has been patched up" I've got to repeat that going on the available evidence and my personal experience, the vast majority of the refurb items are indeed in 'as new' condition. I accept that dealing in such high volumes, the occasional bad 'un is bound to slip through. That is why most but not all of the time, they are priced substantially cheaper than elsewhere. Judging by the deal's temperature, most HUKD's are underwhelmend by the finer points of this discussion, so l definitely am going to leave it there.
#26
I have bought 3 items from Ebay Argos Outlet, a Lenovo G555 (i.e, the subject of the post) an Acer 17" laptop and a Sony 32" LCD TV. All were in as new condition, they did'nt look used at all, and I consider them all very good value for money.
In my experience, I can recommend Argos Outlet on eBay, and the Lenovo G555 in particular.
Oh, and it came with Windows 7 Home Premium and the auction had the same typo about 240 hours battery life instead of 240 minutes..

Edited By: tonyp2020 on Nov 19, 2010 21:37
#27
It is also worth pointing out that I paid £260 +P&P for the Laptop, so the voucher price is still £9 more than I paid. But Still good value in my opinion.
#28
topazz
nihcaj simmer down m8. I'll grant you that it was probably misplaced enthusiasm that led the OP to say that 'most' items are new, without any evidence to back it up. Ok then, he was wrong to do so and maybe 'as new' is probably a more accurate description.

In fairness, the OP does also clearly state 'refurbished'. The outlet website also clearly states and defines exactly what is meant by 'refurbished' on the relevant items. From time to time they really do have large batches of 'brand new' laptops for sale that they cannot shift in the main stores. A key point i was trying to make, is that I have no hesitation in recommending the argos outlet and highly emotive posts that may well put people off at least considering the merits of using them, is also wrong e.g. "some of which was bust, and has been patched up" I've got to repeat that going on the available evidence and my personal experience, the vast majority of the refurb items are indeed in 'as new' condition. I accept that dealing in such high volumes, the occasional bad 'un is bound to slip through. That is why most but not all of the time, they are priced substantially cheaper than elsewhere. Judging by the deal's temperature, most HUKD's are underwhelmend by the finer points of this discussion, so l definitely am going to leave it there.


Keep repeating it long enough, and maybe you will convince yourself.

Bust and patched up... sure thing, that's what "refurbished" means.
"AS NEW" does not equal "NEW"

What is the problem?
The retailer is not trying to misdescribe it, (other than using the term "Refurbished," which in itself is a euphemism, but it is at least one that is fairly well understood)
#29
Can anyone confirm discount code still works? Don't want to buy it then find out code doesn't work any more.
#30
Bully
Can anyone confirm discount code still works? Don't want to buy it then find out code doesn't work any more.


Yep code still appears to work ...took price down to £273.08 !
#31
i was going to buy this laptop but they have loads of bad feedback,is it safe to buy?
#32
funkykid
i was going to buy this laptop but they have loads of bad feedback,is it safe to buy?
youe mean these
Average Customer Rating: 4.7 out of 5(91 Reviews)(91 reviews)
of 91 of99%customers would recommend this product to a friend

Edited By: Sliwka on Nov 30, 2010 09:50
#33
Sliwka
funkykid
i was going to buy this laptop but they have loads of bad feedback,is it safe to buy?
youe mean these
Average Customer Rating: 4.7 out of 5(91 Reviews)(91 reviews)
of 91 of99%customers would recommend this product to a friend


Yeah, dead reliable that!

One born every minute! :-(
#34
no i mean the ebay sellers feedback ...sorry my bad.
#35
funkykid
no i mean the ebay sellers feedback ...sorry my bad.


I wouldn't use YOUR money to buy off anyone with that sort of reputation!
Hundreds of very disappointed customers every month, OK they shift a lot of gear, but so do some other large volume retailers who have virtually 100% reputation.
#36
a know its well dodgy ..i was going to get it for my nephews christmas but i think i will give this a miss..shame because it looks a good spec laptop for the price.any ideas where i could get a similar spec for round about £300?
#37
Up to 240 hours battery life.


Impressive.
#38
I bought this deal as a present for my son. It came boxed with manuals and is in immaculate condition.
I also got quidco cashback of around £15 on top.
#39
Refurbished items are actually less likely to be damaged than new models. Argos will check these before sale but when you buy something new the quality control is only done after production. ie China.Taiwan and has many miles of being thrown about before getting to your doorstep.
#40
mark7402
Refurbished items are actually less likely to be damaged than new models. Argos will check these before sale but when you buy something new the quality control is only done after production. ie China.Taiwan and has many miles of being thrown about before getting to your doorstep.


Where do they dream this stuff up? :-(

Inspection is as good as it is, some companies are pretty good, some are not, being in China, the UK or Narnia, is no great measure of that.

Tell you what seeing as this thread is full of fantasy, then I maybe I should have a go at it too?:
Argos, being so highly noted for their exceptional quality controls will probably have hand-selected maidens checking each one under moonlight while seated on a silk cushion!
(Well my attempt at fantasy is just as good as yours, and about as in contact with reality too!)

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