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  Reply # 625006 14-May-2012 17:52 Send private message quote this post

JayTaicho: I'm actually working on the Vodafone retail TV ads for the GSIII this week. Haven't got the official info yet to put in the TVC, but if what I've heard is true, the plan price and handset price sounds pretty reasonable to me.

Was looking forward to having a hands-on with the handsets today (Vodafone sent us both colours to use as reference), but were sent off-site for a photoshoot! So will hopefully get a hands-on tomorrow!





Can you tell us when the ads are due out?




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  Reply # 625056 14-May-2012 19:15 Send private message quote this post

JayTaicho: I'm actually working on the Vodafone retail TV ads for the GSIII this week. Haven't got the official info yet to put in the TVC, but if what I've heard is true, the plan price and handset price sounds pretty reasonable to me.

Was looking forward to having a hands-on with the handsets today (Vodafone sent us both colours to use as reference), but were sent off-site for a photoshoot! So will hopefully get a hands-on tomorrow!




well i'm ready for the first time in ages to buy local ... but may put a preorder in with mobicity as well. just in case.  can always cancel it i guess.

but yeh, blue or white mate?   since the big sites have been weighing in with previews i'm feeling a LOT more comfortable going blue

http://www.mobile-review.com/review/samsung-galaxy-s3-fl-en.shtml

http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Samsung-Galaxy-S-III-Preview_id3029



but one thing ...vodafone Uk seem to have an exclusives on the 32GB version .... does voda nz get in on that too?


i'm curious about how samsung partition the internal storage,  my s2 has 1.97 for apps, and then a "usb storage"  internal partition ... so if both the 16 and the 32gb S3 have the same sized "internal storage" partition ..... its kinda pointless going for the 32 .. as even if you move most yr apps to "sd card"  ..you're not likely to hit that limit anytime soon... just put all yr vids on external storage...



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  Reply # 625060 14-May-2012 19:23 Send private message quote this post

It's unfortunate it is plastic, I was looking forward to ceramic, I wonder if there will be a ceramic back made and sold separately by a third party.

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  Reply # 625066 14-May-2012 19:36 Send private message quote this post

well I thought the plastic was cheap looking on my S2 but it has been fine so have no issues with the S3




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  Reply # 625075 14-May-2012 20:02 Send private message quote this post

Sorry, it was a bit of a tease wasn't it. I'm a dork.

Obviously I can't share pricing (or say anything at all that would jeopardise my job). But if I'm starting a retail ad this week, then it's most likely to be on air next week.

Not long to wait.

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  Reply # 625086 14-May-2012 20:20 Send private message quote this post

I just can't get my head around the blue one...all the colours look so strong and vibrant with the white surround. I'm thinking WHITE is where it is at.


Aside from that, does anyone know what the car kit is like and does Samsung have the "CAR" mode stuff HTC has been offering on the HOX? Kinda like the big images in car.

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  Reply # 625149 14-May-2012 22:35 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne: I just can't get my head around the blue one...all the colours look so strong and vibrant with the white surround. I'm thinking WHITE is where it is at.



yeh but being a oled screen ... sooner or later you'll want a black based wall paper scheme on there ... and a darker phone looks better in that situation.


i dunno ... i agree, in isolation white looks good, but that is a big phone ... i just feel it's gonna look like a light saber in hand, esp at night ..

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  Reply # 625162 14-May-2012 22:51 Send private message quote this post

So my phone does include a european charger. What do i need to buy for a plug switcher thing? Do i need to check voltage or anything?



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  Reply # 625164 14-May-2012 22:53 Send private message quote this post

No need to check voltage. They are all 110-240v

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  Reply # 625172 14-May-2012 23:10 Send private message quote this post

networkn: No need to check voltage. They are all 110-240v


Thank you.
So an 18 dollar one from Dick Smith will do?

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  Reply # 625180 14-May-2012 23:44 Send private message quote this post

PS does any one else love this ray guy from phone arena ... i duuno what it is about his ascent, but i love his videos.

http://youtu.be/on1VgsO-LC8


 

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  Reply # 625214 15-May-2012 07:15 Send private message quote this post

Lambchop: PS does any one else love this ray guy from phone arena ... i duuno what it is about his ascent, but i love his videos.

http://youtu.be/on1VgsO-LC8


 


I don't normally go for presenters Tongue Out, it's the phones I'm interested in, plus my wife would probably kick me.

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  Reply # 625371 15-May-2012 11:20 Send private message quote this post

Not that I'm ADHD or OCD

But can a moderator here start a "Blue or white" poll in this thread?


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  Reply # 625385 15-May-2012 11:29 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne: Not that I'm ADHD or OCD

But can a moderator here start a "Blue or white" poll in this thread?


Motorwayne



Even better take it out of here to somewhere like http://pollcode.com/

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  Reply # 625404 15-May-2012 11:59 Send private message quote this post

Great idea!

Done - check other thread here



Go here http://poll.pollcode.com/gun



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