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Wow, took a risk and it paid off
I was weary of this site because it seemed too cheap and despite au. domain its warehouse was Hong Kong. 2 weeks and my new phone is on the charger. I checked all over including black Friday sales and Toby deals still undercut the lowest price by almost $100. So yes I would shop with them again.5 star rating so far but I have purchased only, can't rate after sales service cos haven't experienced.
Product was the cheapest I could find anywhere online. Shipping time was average but overall happy and will purchase from again.
Great service! Quick shipping and quality product! Will definitely buy again!
Very easy to make a purchase. Quick shipment, reliable and safe!
Will definitely buy from you again!
Thank you very much!
Have been using it for a while, no issues, good service.
I have been using the product for a while, no issues, good service. Delivery speed is acceptable. Overall, good experience.
This lens is a fantastic piece of kit to get into macro photography
The lens is very nicely made and feels solid in the hand. All the controls are very smooth and easy to use. The images are very nice and exactly what I had hoped for, being able to capture incredible detail off small objects, surfaces, and bugs. The lens is extremely compact and lightweight and easy to carry. It's suitable for macro photography as well as general portrait and landscape photography. It really does everything quite well except telephotography. There are a few things that are either non-features or less than perfect though.
Non-...features: Don't get too excited for the 1.2x super macro mode, it turns off image stabilisation and auto-focus, and 1.2x is not that different from the standard 1x mode, so I'd call this a non-feature. I also think the ring light, while it could be useful for close-ups on stationary objects, isn't that useful for insect photography, and it definitely doesn't replace a flash. It might do adequately in shady areas during the day at best. Don't expect the ring light to compensate for slow ISO, small apertures, or fast shutters on its own. You'll definitely get more out of this lens with a traditional flash and diffuser setup than relying on the ring light. On the plus side, if you don't use the ring light, you can put the lens cover on and then mount filters to the lens that you otherwise won't be able to do if you like lens filters. Less than perfect: One inherent downside of a 28mm (45mm equivalent) lens is that you do have to get quite close to your subject for a good photo and it may scare away more camera shy subjects. It still works though, and insect photography is my primary photographic interest. Conclusion: All that said, the photos I'm getting out of it are very nice and I don't regret the purchase at all. If what you're looking for is a compact and easy-to-carry lens for general use and macro photography, this is a great solution. If you're desperately looking for some increased working distance, get a longer lens, but then you're trading off for weight and size. The only real downside to this lens is the relatively smaller aperture for portrait photography and the like.
Great to deal with
I ordered the camera because it was way cheaper then any other price I could find.
I then checked the reviews and found some bad views which concerned me.
However the communication from Toby Deals was fantastic. I got emails advising when it was processed. when packed, when picked up by courier and then its journey to Australia from Hong Kong.
The delivery was surprisingly fast. But the warehouse is in Hong Kong even though they have an Australian contact. I realised this when I ordered the item.
The price was was about 30% cheaper but the service was 1st class.
And the item is as advertised. It does have a UK and European 2 pin cable and an Australian adapter but I had a few 2 pin Australian cables lying around so it was no problem.
Reasonable price reasonable performance
It's easy to navigate through the website, very accurate description and amazing speed of delivery.
Value for money amazing, I found cheaper website, but I got more value with Toby Deals.
Product quality so far looks good, but too early to said, it less than a month since I bought, but it's got warranty anyway.
happy repeat customer
My 2nd time buying phone with Toby deals and it always exceed my expectation.
fast and no hassle notification and delivery.
Both purchases were for gifts for Christmas,and so I placed the order early thinking there would be significant delays. Both arrived within 5days of order and are exactly what I expected. Perfect!!!
Website is easy to navigate and look for product needed. Also quality of product received was good. Shipping updates were also timely.
Strong catalogue range.
Great price for product relative to competitors.
Easy ordering process.
Fast delivery to my door.
Quality product as claimed on site.
great lens good price
It was easy to find what I wanted, good range of products. I am very happy with the lens I bought for my camera.
I was a little worried, ordering from a site I hadn't dealt with before, but I was pleasantly surprised. There were a few comments on orders taking a while to arrive, so with that information, I thought my parcel would probably take a month or more to arrive. However, it arrived in just over a week. Very happy, it was exactly what I ordered and was around $200 cheaper than other sites. The original email came through quickly to confirm my order. It was about 24 hours later, I got the next email to say it was on its way. The tracking number work...ed just a couple hours after that. You don't get any text or emails with updates about the delivery, but the link is updated regularly so can track it. Overall I'm very happy, and will have no problem ordering from this site in the future.
Great Lens for the price.
Fantastic lens for the price. Solid image quality as many online reviews will tell you. No focus issues apart from the very loud AF motor... Lens came with exceptionally good packaging, plenty of bubble wrap, no signs of damage at all. Arrived within a week with standard insured shipping. Highly recommended!
very happy with the whole process
website is clean and easy to use, the delivery and quality of the product was excellent. and also at a vey reasonable price
Perfect ,easy , secure and fast shopping
quick delivery and good packaging and the best of all ,it was the cheapest deal ever !!!!! I have saved money and time , It was very secure transfer .
Everything went fine. Ordered a oneplus 8, and it came within 2 weeks. The phone works fine and I got it at a very good price. It was packed well and they even included an international power adapter. Would recommend!
Great phone, unbeatable price
Order shipped next day from Singapore. Arrived a few days later in New Zealand. Very happy with purchase and service
Easy website to navigate. Good range products to choose from. Order was processed and delivered within 7 days. I have now bought 2 Samsung smartphones from Toby Deals with no problems. Highly recommended.
Product was shipped timely and arrived very fast.
Very prompt is sending the items. It arrived very quickly. However post sales service could be more prompt. I had contact support a few times before getting a response.
Easy to use website, good customer services, good tracking. Product arrived as expected even with all the Covid-19 restrictions. Would recommend.
Excellent phone and outstanding service
First time ordered through Toby Deals. I am impressed with the service and extremely happy with the phone. The galaxy M51 is a beast of a phone. With full on usage, this phone lasts easily 2 days and then some. I know the battery depends upon everyone's usage but I am comparing it with my other phone, which is find x2 neo. If you are looking for a phone with 2 days worth of battery then go for it.
We've purchased 3 phones now with TobyDeals and can happily report that after placing the first order with a bit of hesitation, everything is to our full satisfaction. Quick delivery and quality products.
We will shop again.
Perfect lens for beginners, Even it taken around 2 weeks to be delivery it still worth the price. Well packed.
Prompt service and delivery
The phone arrived in good condition and earlier than expected. It was well packaged and arrived in perfect condition. I got what I wanted that was not available in store. Good value.
Questions & Answers
I bought a Nikon camera and need this by end of December. I've sent email to them but no one response, I'm thinking to buy it from other store but I have put a dispute in Paypal, how do I escalate my dispute to get money back? The status in my dispute is waiting for seller's response, and the status of my order is "Paypal Reversed", what does this mean?
It is in the paypal resalute center you have to let paypal review the case.
I had the exact same status but they never actually reversed it. you need to make paypal do it.
I ordered a phone on 3rd of December and paid $25 extra for the express delivery which supposed to be delivered in 5 days but until now nothing ,sent 4 emails but no reply not even estimated time or anything at all ,the order number is TAUW380167782, any suggestion or help will be appreciated .
I emailed their support email but only got a response 4 days later.
They can be a bit slow with the dispatching and replying to emails but you will receive your phone.
Pls raise to PayPal asap. Toby deal closed business
If you paid by credit card company than raise with them
Where is my phone? TAUW380168383
It's on its way. Calm down. 9 days is nothing. These guys need at least two weeks to ship anything, despite the times quoted on their website. I ordered the same Xiaomi smartphone on the 24th of November, and it only just arrived today. Although initially it ships via a courier called DPEX, it'll be transferred to Toll once it enters Australia. You can then continue tracking it via the Toll website using the same tracking code Tobydeals provide shortly after dispatch (not your order number).
Thank you very much, they finally replied to me via email, saying that it's out of stock and they are sourcing it... Hopefully I'll get it eventually, thank you!
Toby deals are closed down (bankrupted ?) as of 19 December 2020. See if they shipped it before that, if not... you might have to get your money back.
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