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Rgg

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Geek


  Reply # 702868 18-Oct-2012 12:19 Send private message

OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
Kiwi78:
OwenMeasures:
Kiwi78:
Just been into Telecom--they are now selling them on their Open Smartphone Plans so there is no contract, and they're great plans. I cancelled my order from Apple soon after.


Correct, just been on the phone to them, they have decent stock too, just cancelled my Apple order, my phone can be picked up tonight from Telecom branch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I had heard a rumour or two so I went and asked expecting to be declined and presto! Came on today apparently. So I connected an Open $29 Plan and paid I think 1149? for a 32GB.

Pretty good.


Does that mean if I go and buy one from Telecom now, I can take it straight over to vodafone and switch the sim to be on the vodafone network?? To be more specific, is it the same as buying the phone outright? Sorry for a silly question, I am just a bit unclear! 


Correct, it is the same as buying the phone outright! the phones are locked so can use whatever carrier you like! just cancel with telecom after 1 month for no fee! this is what i have to do! 


Oh so I will have to use it with telecom for one month before I can move to vodafone? 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 702869 18-Oct-2012 12:20 Send private message

Rgg:
OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
Kiwi78:
OwenMeasures:
Kiwi78:
Just been into Telecom--they are now selling them on their Open Smartphone Plans so there is no contract, and they're great plans. I cancelled my order from Apple soon after.


Correct, just been on the phone to them, they have decent stock too, just cancelled my Apple order, my phone can be picked up tonight from Telecom branch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I had heard a rumour or two so I went and asked expecting to be declined and presto! Came on today apparently. So I connected an Open $29 Plan and paid I think 1149? for a 32GB.

Pretty good.


Does that mean if I go and buy one from Telecom now, I can take it straight over to vodafone and switch the sim to be on the vodafone network?? To be more specific, is it the same as buying the phone outright? Sorry for a silly question, I am just a bit unclear! 


Correct, it is the same as buying the phone outright! the phones are locked so can use whatever carrier you like! just cancel with telecom after 1 month for no fee! this is what i have to do! 


Oh so I will have to use it with telecom for one month before I can move to vodafone? 


No, just take the sim card out and put your Voda one in, i have just done the exact same thing, works perfect!

232 posts

Master Geek
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  Reply # 702870 18-Oct-2012 12:21 Send private message

Woohoo :) New iPhones for everyone today then!

Wonder if Apple will notice a bunch of cancelled orders from NZ.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 702871 18-Oct-2012 12:22 Send private message

Benjip: Woohoo :) New iPhones for everyone today then!

Wonder if Apple will notice a bunch of cancelled orders from NZ.


If there is enough, who here has cancelled there Apple order?


Ill be the first to say MEEEEEE!!!

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 702873 18-Oct-2012 12:26 Send private message

My white 64GB is showing as shipping 26th - 1st (and has been for about a week), but hopefully with everyone cancelling their orders and running off to Telecom, it might come a bit earlier! Wink Those open plans are pretty good. I'd be getting one today if I wasn't still clinging like a limpet to my old Smart1 with 3GB of data. 

As an interesting side-note, my staff member who got his on the weekend said that the Vodafone store he went to had checked every 5 they'd sold and not found a single one with scuffing issues out of the box.

Rgg

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Geek


  Reply # 702874 18-Oct-2012 12:26 Send private message

OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
Kiwi78:
OwenMeasures:
Kiwi78:
Just been into Telecom--they are now selling them on their Open Smartphone Plans so there is no contract, and they're great plans. I cancelled my order from Apple soon after.


Correct, just been on the phone to them, they have decent stock too, just cancelled my Apple order, my phone can be picked up tonight from Telecom branch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I had heard a rumour or two so I went and asked expecting to be declined and presto! Came on today apparently. So I connected an Open $29 Plan and paid I think 1149? for a 32GB.

Pretty good.


Does that mean if I go and buy one from Telecom now, I can take it straight over to vodafone and switch the sim to be on the vodafone network?? To be more specific, is it the same as buying the phone outright? Sorry for a silly question, I am just a bit unclear! 


Correct, it is the same as buying the phone outright! the phones are locked so can use whatever carrier you like! just cancel with telecom after 1 month for no fee! this is what i have to do! 


Oh so I will have to use it with telecom for one month before I can move to vodafone? 


No, just take the sim card out and put your Voda one in, i have just done the exact same thing, works perfect!


Wahoo thank you so much Owen!!! Do you happen to know which Auckland stores have the black 32gb in stock??

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 702875 18-Oct-2012 12:29 Send private message

Thanks for the heads up guys, just got a 32GB black and cancelled my online order.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 702878 18-Oct-2012 12:36 Send private message

Rgg:
OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
OwenMeasures:
Rgg:
Kiwi78:
OwenMeasures:
Kiwi78:
Just been into Telecom--they are now selling them on their Open Smartphone Plans so there is no contract, and they're great plans. I cancelled my order from Apple soon after.


Correct, just been on the phone to them, they have decent stock too, just cancelled my Apple order, my phone can be picked up tonight from Telecom branch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I had heard a rumour or two so I went and asked expecting to be declined and presto! Came on today apparently. So I connected an Open $29 Plan and paid I think 1149? for a 32GB.

Pretty good.


Does that mean if I go and buy one from Telecom now, I can take it straight over to vodafone and switch the sim to be on the vodafone network?? To be more specific, is it the same as buying the phone outright? Sorry for a silly question, I am just a bit unclear! 


Correct, it is the same as buying the phone outright! the phones are locked so can use whatever carrier you like! just cancel with telecom after 1 month for no fee! this is what i have to do! 


Oh so I will have to use it with telecom for one month before I can move to vodafone? 


No, just take the sim card out and put your Voda one in, i have just done the exact same thing, works perfect!


Wahoo thank you so much Owen!!! Do you happen to know which Auckland stores have the black 32gb in stock??


Just got mine from Telecom Newmarket, Broadway

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Geek


  Reply # 702886 18-Oct-2012 12:44 Send private message

I just purchased a white 32gb from st Luke's. they said they have heaps of everything. Currently at Vodafone directly opposite moving phone to my 3gb plan, they are giving me a free sim upgrade.

Cancelled my apple order first of course

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 702888 18-Oct-2012 12:46 Send private message

Got one set aside at Newmarket and heading in now!!!

Apple store order cancelled :D

SO excited!

93 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 702890 18-Oct-2012 12:53 Send private message

Fantastic! glad everyone is happy!!

Thanks for nothing Apple :)

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 702894 18-Oct-2012 13:04 Send private message

Just got mine. went straight to the 2degrees shop after to get a nano sim too. so excited.

38 posts

Geek
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  Reply # 702895 18-Oct-2012 13:07 Send private message

Been lurking in this thread since it started. Just picked up a white 32gb from The Palms in Christchurch. Thanks for the heads up!

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 702897 18-Oct-2012 13:13 Send private message

Now how do I cancel the plan? haha

406 posts

Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 702900 18-Oct-2012 13:20 Send private message

Sitting here now waiting for credit approval :-)

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