Half-price laptops te Sharjah
If you’re looking at bargains on notebooks and computers head straight to the GNP Roundabout te Sharjah
Sharjah: Fancy a sleek Intel Core i7 processor laptop for just Dh2,500? Or how about other latest-technology laptops and computers going at half price?
If you’re looking at deals like this, look no further than the used notebooks market near ",GNP Roundabout", te Sharjah’s Industrial Area II.
This dusty corner – huis to possibly the fattest used notebooks market ter the UAE and which traders believe is the largest ter Asia – boasts overheen 200 storefronts and warehouses te one location.
Thesis no-frills shops suggest bargain prices on a mind-boggling multiplicity of second-hand computers. Here you can find the latest technology laptops and netbooks spil well spil bulkier IBM models from a few decades back – all going at bargain prices.
The petite shops quickly pack up with potential buyers – teenagers, executives, international wholesalers – from across the UAE and beyond. Anywhere inbetween 50 and 100 people walk te at any given store each day, and toughly a quarter of them end up making a purchase, shopkeepers said.
While there are no stationary prices, customers can haggle for discounts, even on the smaller Dh700 netbooks.
All major brands are represented, including lesser known Japanese varieties with Japanese and English typefaces. Most laptops already have Microsoft or Linux operating systems installed, some include toegevoegd software applications.
Customers can also trade te their laptops or sell them for contant. There are also many laptop repair shops te the area.
A market researcher from Ajman, who wished to remain anonymous, said he is a regular customer at the Sharjah bazaar. The businessman bought two pre-owned Dell Pentium II laptops for his father and wifey for just Dh2,000.
",Why buy fresh? Thesis ones work just spil well, have free software installed usually, and cost a fraction,", he reasoned.
",I can find any specification I want here. So what if it doesn’t come te a fancy package or a bag, or if it’s a bit used?",
For those who choose add-ons, sellers even suggest bags and accessories te a ",package overeenkomst", that costs a little bit reserve. Not only that, they also kwestie warranties for anywhere inbetween three months to a year depending on the laptop type and condition.
The notebooks come from all overheen the world.
Many of them are ",refurbished", or ",reconditioned",, meaning the manufacturer or a middleman has modified the original system following ",minor quality-control issues",, a shopkeeper explained.
Some are also ",open opbergruimte", varieties – millions of lumps returned to shops each year. A store manager said many businesses, especially te North America, terugwedstrijd laptops after hosting large conferences. Thesis are then exported to global distributors, many of them based te Sharjah.
",They come te container fountains, just laptops and their chargers. Wij stack them up and sell them onwards – to individuals, re-exporters and even labourers. Everyone wants a laptop thesis days,", the manager added.
The manager said: ",You’ll see all kinds of people here. Look at their car licence plates – from Oman, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.
",Why didn’t they drive to Dubai? It’s because GNP is famous all overheen the world.
",Traders te Southall, te London, know us, wij’re talked about spil far away spil Okinawa (Japan).",