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Topic # 31716 28-Mar-2009 09:54 Send private message

I noticed when walking past Telecom Dukes Arcade in Wellington they had a new T-Day Stand with 3 Nokia handsets on it.

They had a white 3120c, an E71 and I think a 6600 Slide.

I wonder what the full range will look like at launch!!!

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Reply # 203853 28-Mar-2009 10:44 Send private message

I can guarantee you it will be funkier than the CDMA handsets they got now lol




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  Reply # 203854 28-Mar-2009 10:52 Send private message

zocster: I can guarantee you it will be funkier than the CDMA handsets they got now lol



Haha wouldn't be hard to better those.




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  Reply # 203918 28-Mar-2009 21:29 Send private message

cmon e55 for less than $500. That would be awesome.

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  Reply # 203921 28-Mar-2009 22:33 Send private message

I did take a picture of it but for some reason it came out white.

Interesting they are releasing details of handsets way ahead of launch.

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  Reply # 203923 28-Mar-2009 22:35 Send private message

http://www.telecom.co.nz/newnetwork/

Whats in it for me ---> new devices.


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  Reply # 203930 28-Mar-2009 23:09 Send private message

Still no specifics there or am I missing something?

Have seen same display in 2 stores in auckland also

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  Reply # 203936 29-Mar-2009 02:10 Send private message

not that I don't believe you, but... well....

I don't believe you Tongue out

I'm almost 100% sure that the handsets haven't been announced yet.  I'd be very surprised if any of the stores had dummy phones.


Are you sure they weren't just cardboard cut outs with a sign saying something like
"These are examples of the handsets we will be able to bring you"
 or something?


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  Reply # 203938 29-Mar-2009 02:18 Send private message

http://www.telecom.co.nz/newnetwork - "These are examples of the types of devices we can bring to you"

The ones in the shops appear to be showcases of what actually will be released.

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  Reply # 204058 29-Mar-2009 20:59 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: I'd be very surprised if any of the stores had dummy phones.


Are you sure they weren't just cardboard cut outs with a sign saying something like
"These are examples of the handsets we will be able to bring you"
 or something?






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  Reply # 204077 29-Mar-2009 21:57 Send private message

They are "dummies" but proper little plastic phones.

3120, e71 and something else.

The 3120 plastic casing cracks apart on the sides in all the examples I have seen shy of a month old, hoorible phone.

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  Reply # 204110 30-Mar-2009 08:59 Send private message

Went to Lynn Mall yesterday and same situation in there. 

I asked the staff member, and she said they haven’t announced the actual phones yet, and these are just ‘examples of the kind of phones we might be getting’


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  Reply # 204130 30-Mar-2009 10:33 Send private message

No N97 on that page :( - Hope I wasnt mistaken when I overheard about it because thats what I am holding out for....




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  Reply # 204131 30-Mar-2009 10:44 Send private message

paradoxsm: The 3120 plastic casing cracks apart on the sides in all the examples I have seen shy of a month old, hoorible phone.


I have a 3120c for work and it is a really nice phone. No signs of any cracking as yet (Phone is 2.5 months old). Quite good feature wise for its size. Battery life is average, but better than my N95 which gets a daily charge.

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  Reply # 204134 30-Mar-2009 11:00 Send private message

adamj:
I have a 3120c for work and it is a really nice phone. No signs of any cracking as yet (Phone is 2.5 months old). Quite good feature wise for its size. Battery life is average, but better than my N95 which gets a daily charge.


I do like the form factor of it and it reords VGA video too, I was kind of dissappointed when I saw the cracks. I'm the type to squash phones but otherwise they look new for years which is why I don't have clamshells.

Remember being a GSM network of sorts, you can of course simply import phones even though they won't be supported. I have my greasy eyes on the N95-3, the US version. (SIP client that the newer one seems to be suddenly missing. hmmmm) (currently have an N95 on Vodafone)

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  Reply # 204139 30-Mar-2009 11:22 Send private message

@paradoxsm - Don't want to get too OT, but a SIP client is now a requirement of a mobile for me. I am reluctant to upgrade my phone software to the latest version (PC Suite tells me in the last month or so a new version is available) 'cos I have heard Nokia is dropping SIP on the N-Series. 3120c is a great little phone tho. Certainly has all the features I need for my work phone. WiFi and SIP client would be nice to connect to Call Manager, but hey that's what desk phones are for right?

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