SP4 us version in the uk

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  1. chukwe

    chukwe New Member

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    I'm in the uk. I see a lot of ebay sellers selling the surface pro 4 from usa at a very cheap price. Is the us version different from the uk version? warranty?
     
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    A very big difference is that it won't come with a 2 year EU warranty (up to 7 years in UK) and that has got to be worth a good amount to you. Other than that the machines should be identical. The only thing different with US models is the type cover will have a US arrangement rather then UK.
     
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    Thanks. I'll save up and buy the UK Version then
     
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    Also don't forget to take into account import duties etc.
     
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    If I buying one from ebay etc, is there a serial number I can request from the seller to authenticate which country it's from?
     
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    I bought my SP4 i7 version from an eBay seller and it was listed as an import, but was located in the UK so I had no duties to pay. Saved about £400 over the retail cost.

    Another good thing was, when I registered it with Microsoft, it says I have warranty and support until 2018.

    A couple of years ago I bought a SP2 from a UK store and registered that, it only gave me a years warranty.
     
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    Wow. Thanks a lot. Do you know the sellers name\link?
     
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    The seller is called TOPP-RATED
    3218 positive feedback as of this post and no negatives as far as I can see.
     
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    Hi Mike, Did your power adaptor come with the UK standard?
     
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    No it came with a US power lead in the box. but I already had a uk cable from my old SP2. The seller included a free US to UK 2 pin to 3 pin travel adapter with the package.
     
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    Keep in mind any US version will not be able to access wifi channels above 11.
     
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    They're identical machines. Only things to keeping into account is:
    • Cost of import duties
    • You'll only get 1 year warranty, at most.
     

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