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Is an Advent 4489 the same as Advent 4211?

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I bought Advent 4489 from PC world for £229.99. I think the price is up wrong as the 4490 is double spec for same price I think it should have been £199.99 - anyway. My problem started when the… Read More
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8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
I bought Advent 4489 from PC world for £229.99.

I think the price is up wrong as the 4490 is double spec for same price I think it should have been £199.99 - anyway.

My problem started when the battery would not charge, I looked at the online user guide stored on desktop and it was for 4211.

I thought this was just an error so asked tech guys to send me correct user manual.

Then I turned it over to check battery correctly installed and it has a plate with Advent 4211 b on it then a sticker with 4489 below.

Does this sound correct? Should I go back? I have looked online and aparently the 4211 had problems charging - I know its late but would welcome any advice - thanks
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8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
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anyone?
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its probably just a different model with slightly different specs, but mostly same components and layout.
if the battery doesnt work take it back. if you ever have a problem like that right off the bad, just return the item.

this way you could get the better specced version also.
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Hi all,

The 4489 and the 4490 were both on sale in my local currys for £229

The 4489 was the only one on display, they had a few 4490's out the back.

The 4490 has a 120gb hard drive
1 gb ram
windows xp home
webcam
wireless

BUT NO BLUETOOTH!!!!!

It even says on site it has it, but it doesn't trust ,me I bought one!

The 4489 has an 80gb hard drive
0.5gb ram
windows xp home

not sure about the web cam and not sure about bluetooth

When I checked stock levels on the site of my local store it said there was stock to reserve and collect, so I just took the chance and turned up. The member of staff when I asked about the 4490 for £229 pointed me at the 4489, I informed him that that wasn't the one and there was a better one for the same price, he checked on his pc and lo and behold went out the back and came back with a 4490 all nicely boxed and unopened.

He mumbled something about being a good deal bearing in mind the 4489 was the same price but not such a good spec. I bought one, must be a miss price, its nearly £280 on the dixons site which is the same company. Whilst Looking at the 4490 a couple also took and interest and also bought one. Get um while you can....

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