Shipping mistake in Malaysia allows woman to pay $13 for a Nexus 6P

Shipping mistake in Malaysia allows woman to pay $13 for a Nexus 6P
Some people are just unlucky. Take Ian Oz, for example. He's a gentleman living in Malaysia, who ordered the Nexus 6P from online retailer Lazada. Seems like a simple transaction, but someone in the fulfillment department screwed up big time. Instead of receiving a brand spanking new stock Android handset, Ian opened his package to discover six pairs of earrings worth $13 USD. He paid the equivalent of $625 USD for the Nexus 6P. By the way, we should tell you that Oz is not his real last name.

The earrings were supposed to be shipped to a woman named Irene Yeow, who most likely thought she had won the lottery when an expensive new handset was delivered to her in another part of the country. In the old days, Ian would have had to write countless letters trying to get the attention of someone at Lazada or Huawei. With social media, a well placed message can hit home within minutes. Ian posted on Huawei Malaysia's Facebook page and quickly got a response.

In his post, a slightly irate Ian places some of the blame on Huawei for selecting Lazada as an online partner. He tells Huawei that they have "lost a future returning customer." Huawei responded to his post on Facebook by turning over his message to the company's core fulfillment team, who will be speaking with Lazada about the incident. Once we hear from Ian about how this was resolved, we will let you know.

What we are really curious about is not what happens to Ian, but whether Irene Yeow gets to keep the Nexus 6P that she paid $13 for.



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source: HuaweiMalayasia via Soyacincau

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  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
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  • Storage 128 GB
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14 Comments

1. killer7D

Posts: 550; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

looool ... he is so unlucky but thats what you get from Chinese Smartphone Makers

3. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Lazada.the Malaysian online retailer sent the handset you f**ktard !!

6. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Yeah, so it's not Huawei's fault. The other guy seems to hate chinese OEMs.

13. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I hope you enjoy your Foxconn iPhone.

2. iM2.0

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

He is lucky he didn't get the phone. The girl is the unlucky one

12. tedkord

Posts: 17136; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Jelly.

4. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Thumbs up if you hate lazada's services

5. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

Lazada is probably the worse in Malaysia, SEA even. Better go for Lelong instead.

7. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

So PA we get this rather off the wall news, which don't get me wrong I like to hear...but totally miss the UWP apps that are hitting at a great rate and many other things that would have 15 stories by now if on other platforms...

8. Eurethya

Posts: 29; Member since: Sep 18, 2015

Lazada received the most complains in Indonesia. The other online retailer... not so much

9. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

like what they always said, Malaysia Boleh

10. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

Lazada... once called the many customers who complained on their Fb page "stupid" (the admin forgot to log off his Lazada account). I will never forget. I still keep the screenshot.

11. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 884; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Why am I not that lucky?

14. tokuzumi

Posts: 1828; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

At least Huawei is trying to do the right thing. They could have just responded "I feel bad for you, son"

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