What's new
Carbonite

Welcome to Carbonite! Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Mate 20 pro R399 on Telkom??? Mistake?

AthanC

Junior Member
Rating - 100%
8   0   0
Joined
Dec 5, 2016
Messages
377
Reaction score
41
Points
595
Location
Pretoria East
I was just on the Telkom website and they have the Mate 20 pro for R399 where the P20 pro is 549!!! This is madness!!!!!! This is Sparta!!!
 

PeePeePooPoo

VIP
VIP Supporter
Reseller
Rating - 100%
327   0   0
Joined
Jan 5, 2017
Messages
4,837
Reaction score
510
Points
2,545
Location
Pretoria
Probably single sim?

Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
 

Recho

Cannon Fodder
Rating - 100%
4   0   0
Joined
Nov 12, 2014
Messages
432
Reaction score
186
Points
845
Also, do you really want to get a Huawei right now?
 

nagapie

Well Known Member
Rating - 100%
48   0   0
Joined
Mar 16, 2017
Messages
1,809
Reaction score
478
Points
1,365
Location
Durban
I was just on the Telkom website and they have the Mate 20 pro for R399 where the P20 pro is 549!!! This is madness!!!!!! This is Sparta!!!
Signs up - two months later starts thread helkom charged me for a phone but not at the price that was listed on website.

But yeah good price R399 just checked now. Id be keen to know if their new os comes out whether this device will be supported. Thats my only issue
 

SILTECH786

VIP
VIP Supporter
Reseller
Rating - 100%
226   0   0
Joined
Feb 26, 2011
Messages
6,997
Reaction score
2,053
Points
3,705
Age
36
Price had to drop as mate 30 pro launch is not to far off :)
 

h0mer

Member
Rating - 100%
10   0   0
Joined
Aug 3, 2018
Messages
291
Reaction score
134
Points
745
They seem to want to get rid of their huawei stocks with all the uncertainty surrounding the brand at the moment!
But yes, it is probably also because of the launch of newer units.
 

AthanC

Junior Member
Rating - 100%
8   0   0
Joined
Dec 5, 2016
Messages
377
Reaction score
41
Points
595
Location
Pretoria East
Mate 30 pro is coming but still doesn't justify such a price drop. Look at the comparison between the P30 and P20 for 799 and 549 each. It just doesn't add up. Either someone messed up with pricing or with orders and stocked the shit out of it or I have no idea 8 months from launch to slice the price 50%
 

SILTECH786

VIP
VIP Supporter
Reseller
Rating - 100%
226   0   0
Joined
Feb 26, 2011
Messages
6,997
Reaction score
2,053
Points
3,705
Age
36
Phone is over a year old what do u expect it to hold price for ever ?
 

Greekking

VIP
VIP Supporter
Rating - 100%
120   0   0
Joined
Oct 28, 2015
Messages
4,122
Reaction score
348
Points
2,255
Age
31
Location
Benoni, East Rand
USA lifted the Huawei trade bans 2 days ago

Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
 

SILTECH786

VIP
VIP Supporter
Reseller
Rating - 100%
226   0   0
Joined
Feb 26, 2011
Messages
6,997
Reaction score
2,053
Points
3,705
Age
36

SILTECH786

VIP
VIP Supporter
Reseller
Rating - 100%
226   0   0
Joined
Feb 26, 2011
Messages
6,997
Reaction score
2,053
Points
3,705
Age
36

JollyJamma

Official Forum Dunce
VIP Supporter
Rating - 100%
43   0   0
Joined
Aug 22, 2011
Messages
5,078
Reaction score
1,412
Points
3,255
Location
Johannesburg, Parkhurst
Also, do you really want to get a Huawei right now?
It’s not actually a problem since Huawei are still getting support from Google via a legal loophole that even the tiny hand president has agreed is legal.

Trump is just waging war on the brand because he can and it’s one of the most common Chinese products in the USA, their cars aren’t exactly popular, so he’s throwing his opinion around to try get the American public behind him.

Given that Trump used hacking tactics to get info on Hillary during the elections, it’s hypocritical and currently unfounded as far as I know.

As for the sale of devices, expect massive price cuts as Huawei needs to sell an excess of phones that were destined for the American market but aren’t able to sell.
 

STAN_MAN94

Junior Member
Rating - 100%
1   0   0
Joined
Dec 20, 2016
Messages
34
Reaction score
6
Points
385
Age
25
Location
Cape Town
I was also checking last night thinking the same thing to myself, didnt actually there was a thread about this on Carb about the same thing XD coincidence? i think not
 

AthanC

Junior Member
Rating - 100%
8   0   0
Joined
Dec 5, 2016
Messages
377
Reaction score
41
Points
595
Location
Pretoria East
My main curiosity came from the fact that they haven't dropped the P20 P20 pro and the other close to a year devices as well from Huawei. Only the Mate 20.
 

Erohann

Riddle Minion
VIP Supporter
Rating - 100%
23   0   0
Joined
Jun 8, 2014
Messages
1,268
Reaction score
492
Points
2,065
Location
Randburg
Maybe its an error, maybe not. Great value for money though. Happy Mate 20 Pro owner here
 

Latest posts

Top Donors

$301.00
$200.00
$155.00
$113.00
Top