Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | ... | 95
544 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 483402 20-Jun-2011 21:03 Send private message

Coming from an SGS2 owner I think the Sensation is a great looking handset, much better looking than mine... It was a close call deciding between the two, but the screen and tri band wcdma radio were what made the difference in the end.
Good luck to anyone who gets once of these, I seriously doubt you'll regret it!






5568 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 247

Subscriber

  Reply # 483609 21-Jun-2011 13:07 Send private message

Does anyone know if the Sensation has that great feature that the Samsungs have called Contact groups??




Regards,

Old3eyes

160 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 483670 21-Jun-2011 14:31 Send private message

old3eyes: Does anyone know if the Sensation has that great feature that the Samsungs have called Contact groups??


Yes - it appears to have a Groups function - not sure if this works the same way as the Samsungs.

What Ive found handy is that it picks up the groups you have set up in Google Contacts (which is where I sync all my contacts to anyway).

It also has a "Frequent" group thats auto-populated based on your last few days worth of calls.

You can create your own that stay on the phone as well, but I like mine synced via Google.

2620 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 483708 21-Jun-2011 15:34 Send private message

Damager:
nakedmolerat: is this phone going to be wcdma quadband? (not written on the spec sheet)


If it's in line with their usual 850 3g handsets eg Telstra, or AT&T..

No 


It's worth noting Canadian telcos (Rogers, Telus, Bell Canada and their wholesale re-sellers like FIDO) mostly use 850MHz, too. If you travel to Canada and want to do 3G data, an 850MHz-capable phone is the only way to go, really.   




____________________________________________________
If you're not curious, your brain is already dying...if not dead.



2620 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 483710 21-Jun-2011 15:36 Send private message

old3eyes: Does anyone know if the Sensation has that great feature that the Samsungs have called Contact groups??


Android supports groups via your Gmail account. I have my contacts in GMail labelled into various groups and my phone lets me add / exclude groups. But you need to drive it from the GMail account....which is nice, because if you do that, it doesn't matter what Android phone you're using....the Cloud Knows. I also add pics to the contacts on GMail and they come through to my phone nicely for each person. 




____________________________________________________
If you're not curious, your brain is already dying...if not dead.



11 posts

Geek


  Reply # 483891 21-Jun-2011 20:17 Send private message

Is there any further word on the date of launch for the Sensation? I read that it was to be launched 22 June.

108 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 483897 21-Jun-2011 20:21 Send private message

Well on the $100 off promo page it says to fill in your name before the 4th July, so I'd suggest it would be after that date.

If they are anything like Vodafone, no one will know anything, or say anything, and different stores will give different information. At least that's what Vodafone was like when the SGS2 was about to be released.



BDFL
50195 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4743

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 483905 21-Jun-2011 20:24 Send private message

We don't know the dates, but it looks like the three reviewers will receive their later this week. Mind you those are pre-release units.




11 posts

Geek


  Reply # 483972 21-Jun-2011 21:21 Send private message

There was this link advising that the launch date was for 22 June.

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/two-htc-androids-telecom-ck-95362

Of course this is normally just when they announce when it will be released, prices etc. Hopefully there is some truth in that date and we may know more tomorrow.

1444 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 42


  Reply # 483975 21-Jun-2011 21:23 Send private message

googamagooga: There was this link advising that the launch date was for 22 June.

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/two-htc-androids-telecom-ck-95362

Of course this is normally just when they announce when it will be released, prices etc. Hopefully there is some truth in that date and we may know more tomorrow.


Highly doubt it. Telecom generally only releases phones on thursdays

11 posts

Geek


  Reply # 483983 21-Jun-2011 21:35 Send private message

Yes but they may launch tomorrow advising a release date for an upcoming Thursday. Here's hoping anyway.

1824 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 116


  Reply # 483994 21-Jun-2011 21:45 Send private message

Congratulations to Mauricio (Geekzone) and Telecom on this initiative.

So often it's not till after you have bought something that you really discover what it can or cannot do.

I find many of the reviews on the internet to be quite superficial, poorly researched and in some cases a cut and paste of other reviews.  Being able to read what fellow Geekzone members have to say about a device like this is a fantastic opportunity.  We will get real genuine feedback from users operating in our New Zealand enviroment and be able to ask questions on specific issues.

So far as smart phones go, I would suggest most owners (Geekzone members excluded of course) don't know what their phone is capable of. This initiative allows prospective owners to find out about a purchase, and for current owners to get some informed advice on how to make the most of the features on the device.

Well done!!!!!!!




Nokia N9
Nokia E7
HP Touchpad
Dell Inspiron 14z i5



BDFL
50195 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4743

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 483995 21-Jun-2011 21:45 Send private message

googamagooga: Yes but they may launch tomorrow advising a release date for an upcoming Thursday. Here's hoping anyway.


That's just a media event announcing the phone. I was invited but couldn't make to Auckland this time. It's not the availability.

 




1321 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 61


  Reply # 483997 21-Jun-2011 21:49 Send private message

I just want to know some pricing. Very close to picking up the SG2.

4324 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 330

Trusted

  Reply # 484021 21-Jun-2011 22:25 Send private message

Hopefully mine will ship from Clove in the next couple of days, then I can talk directly to the SGSII Vs Sensation issue - you're not alone weighing up the two.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | ... | 95
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by l43a2 on 26-Nov-2014 19:24 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 26-Nov-2014 16:35 (142 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by mattwnz on 26-Nov-2014 16:13 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


HP Stream 7 arrives
Created by gnfb, last reply by nathan on 26-Nov-2014 17:11 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Letter from Vodafone Speed Decrease WTF
Created by rokki, last reply by kawaii on 26-Nov-2014 18:12 (14 replies)

Lollipop no more
Created by ronw, last reply by kiwitrc on 26-Nov-2014 13:44 (13 replies)

Knock off electronics in The Warehouse
Created by jpoc, last reply by openmedia on 26-Nov-2014 13:01 (13 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.