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  Reply # 716202 13-Nov-2012 09:30 Send private message

cbdkid: Looks like Clove has stock now: http://www.clove.co.uk/nokia-lumia-920

Have given up on the Lumia 920. I feel that it has been too long for any info for release dates in NZ and pricing. Have purchased 2 x iPhone 5 for the wife and I. At least now I will have an estimated delivery of 3-4 weeks for my new phone.


Clove's price is a lot better than Mobicity's (note that AFAIK Mobicity still haven't shipped to anyone who pre-ordered).
Clove's ex-VAT price is £433.33 = NZ$842.4195 + 15% GST = $968.78.

The same as Mobicity's price, except with Mobicity you're probably going to get hit with another 15% GST on top of that once it comes through customs = NZ$1114.35

Temptation to order through an importer rising... Better hear something from Telecom or Nokia or someone soon.

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  Reply # 716218 13-Nov-2012 10:03 Send private message

So long as you only want White, it's another option..

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  Reply # 716221 13-Nov-2012 10:14 Send private message

Finch: After reading about the Nokia Lumia 920 im tempted to switch from Android/SGS3, not sure why I just like the look of the 920s Hardware. However one major concern I have is the amount of apps compared to Android. I just browsed windowsphone.com and there isn't really that many. Should I be worried? lol


App numbers are overated in my opinion.  

Unless there's something very very specific that you use then in most cases there's apps for pretty well anything you want. With Nokia there's the Nokia Beta Labs that are working on new and interesting apps all the time.




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  Reply # 716256 13-Nov-2012 11:27 Send private message

Finch: However one major concern I have is the amount of apps compared to Android.


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Yes, I'd be worried too if a platform couldn't match almost 500 fart apps available like Google Play lists:



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  Reply # 716448 13-Nov-2012 14:55 Send private message

look out for some NZ Windows Phone 8 announcements this coming Monday the 19th

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  Reply # 716482 13-Nov-2012 15:29 Send private message

Telstra Au has announced the 920 will be available outright for $696AUD.
http://exchange.telstra.com.au/2012/11/13/nokia-lumia-920-launches-with-telstra/

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  Reply # 716488 13-Nov-2012 15:36 Send private message

That's cheap man, around $870 NZ!!! But yeah I think we'll still get it at $999 cause you know...everything electronic in NZ is more expensive

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  Reply # 716498 13-Nov-2012 15:50 Send private message

I wonder if Mobicity will drop their price to compete.

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  Reply # 716511 13-Nov-2012 16:02 Send private message

Ruphus: I wonder if Mobicity will drop their price to compete.


I've asked directly about dropping their price with the Ativ S in relation to Warehouse Stationary's preorder price and they said they wouldn't.

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  Reply # 716548 13-Nov-2012 16:36 Send private message

lueyyou: That's cheap man, around $870 NZ!!! But yeah I think we'll still get it at $999 cause you know...everything electronic in NZ is more expensive


Yeah, Flagship Smartphone in NZ is always around the $1k mark. Strange but it has been like since iPhone one, remember the last Symbian Nokias? Yeah, even they were around NZ$1000. 




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  Reply # 716595 13-Nov-2012 18:45 Send private message

Looks like it might be black only when it does launch here. http://www.nokia.com/nz-en/products/phone/lumia920/specifications/

Helps me out big time. I'll have to import to get colour.

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  Reply # 716623 13-Nov-2012 19:06 Send private message

Would it be worth ordering in from Telstra in Aus to ge the colour you want? Bit dissapointed we only get to choose a black one...

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  Reply # 716681 13-Nov-2012 20:49 Send private message

I'll probably get a coloured one from Clove or Negri, whoever gets stock first. Telstra ones might be locked given they have an exclusivity deal.

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  Reply # 716683 13-Nov-2012 20:52 Send private message

Telstras Lumia 920 goes on sale 29 November. So NZ isn't likely to go on sale before the 1st Dec.

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  Reply # 716698 13-Nov-2012 21:10 Send private message

Badboy2303: Telstras Lumia 920 goes on sale 29 November. So NZ isn't likely to go on sale before the 1st Dec.


You will be surprised to know the availability date at next weeks announcement for NZ on Monday.




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