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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 634386 1-Jun-2012 20:30 Send private message

Hey i do have reciept and can assure u its legit. its warehouses current promotion ryt now to beat any price by 5 percent but u just gotta hassle them about it. The only reason i was getting this price was coz i was originaly going to just ask for my money back and go to noel leeming cuz they had it cheaper.

Noel leeming rrp bowt 850
warehouse stationary 5percent around 780-90

If they dont do it for you guys go get them to talk to the manager in newmarket where i got mine for this price

Btw I am talking about the s3, not the x..

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  Reply # 634388 1-Jun-2012 20:34 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss: It's not on their website but ring them up - 0800 44 44 88 and they'll confirm it

You can order one now at the cheaper price and get it when they have stock. Wairau park is the only store I know that still has stock

I went into Noel Leeming at Wairau Park but they're sold out.  They did offer to sell me one at the 20% off price but they didn't know when the next shipment was due, "Maybe in two weeks or so" was the best they could tell me.  I went across the road to Harvey Norman, who had them in stock at $1049, but they wouldn't budge on that price even when I mentioned Noel Leeming.  In the end up I didn't buy from either of them, mainly because of the shop assistant's attitude.  Should have gone to Warehouse Stationary across the road from them but didn't think of that.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 634396 1-Jun-2012 20:45 Send private message

sidalishus: Guess what! i GOT mine at Warehouse Stationary for $780! i hit them up about how noelleeming were duin it way cheap and they said were guna match their price and beat it buy 5 percent so I dont think there will be a better deal than that for a while,


wow thats really good, I wonder how many they have in stock.

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  Reply # 634399 1-Jun-2012 20:55 Send private message

S3 easy for me

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  Reply # 634409 1-Jun-2012 21:24 Send private message

CdTDroiD: S3 easy for me

Big question is do you have one???

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  Reply # 634411 1-Jun-2012 21:27 Send private message

Had a play with one yesterday.. definitely going to get it... no surprise there though lol

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  Reply # 634412 1-Jun-2012 21:29 Send private message

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  Reply # 634457 1-Jun-2012 23:26 Send private message

I'll chime in as well. If you're going to be on Telecom then until the HTC is updated to version 1.28 then I wouldn't recommend it due to the poor battery life and the lag.

If you'll be using one on Vodafone or 2degrees then I'd recommend it as their phones are running 1.28 and it makes it a lot smoother and supposedly improves battery life quite substantially.

I think your best bet would be to go into a shop and have a play with both phones and see which one you like the look and feel of better.

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  Reply # 634563 2-Jun-2012 11:46 Send private message

I haven't played with the S3 but the One X didn't blow my socks away and I did not feel there was any reason to upgrade my GN. Not havingr removable battery would bug me on any phone. Well try to get S3 to evaluate when my provider has some spare.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 634589 2-Jun-2012 13:14 Send private message

I rang the Warehouse Stationery Albany store and spoke to a nice chap called James. When I told him about the Noel Leeming's 20% off sale he said he would match that and when I mentioned this forum and people getting an extra 5% off he agreed to that too. So ended up costing me $797. Just have to wait 2 - 3 weeks now for delivery.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 634593 2-Jun-2012 13:22 Send private message

Hey haha glad to here warehouse stationarys guna uphold their price match and 5 percent deal.

I just got mine today and they gave me a free micro sd worth 55 dollars and free micro sim pack.

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  Reply # 634680 2-Jun-2012 16:14 Send private message

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  Reply # 634696 2-Jun-2012 16:42 Send private message

I bought the One X a week ago and the galaxy s3 today. At this point I would say head for the S3.

The One X is a good phone yet my grumbles were:
1. Battery life - although not as bad as some are describing you could see slide deplete quite quickly whenever I used the phone for longer than 10-15 minutes.
2. I purchased the phone through warehouse stationery so it was telecom branded. The major issuethere is that telecom are still dragging their heels with an update from 1.26. Very frustrating as updates supposedly improve battery life.  
3. I found the HTC shape less friendly to hold compared to the galaxy 3.

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  Reply # 634720 2-Jun-2012 17:25 Send private message

Am bias here, as I own a One X, but the Samsung GS3 did not do a lot for me.  Used one all day on Friday, it seems so quick and smooth and better in the hand than the One X, but I hated touchwiz and it felt cheap not like a premium device.  See how thin the plastic is for the back cover? 

My only issue with the One X is Telecom dragging their heals with firmware updates. 

That being said, I could use either and really it is 6 of one and 1/2 and dozen of the other. 

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  Reply # 634738 2-Jun-2012 17:45 Send private message

I've just finished my final review comparing the two, I'd still say GSIII at this stage

same reasons as above, telecom are dragging their heals with the v1.26 update.

Games are overall slower on teh One-X, the camera is slower, although better in lower light. the battery is terrible on the One-X, have trouble lasting 12-13 hours! v1.28/29 will fix the battery, and hopefully the games. But the GSIII feels like a more quality device, and is actually a lot nicer looking in person!

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