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  Reply # 626042 16-May-2012 12:25 Send private message

Wow $949...hopefully Telecom/Voda will try match or beat it with an $899 or so

pre-order says till the 30th May too.  So might wait for the other offers to pop up round the place




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  Reply # 626045 16-May-2012 12:31 Send private message

lokhor:
NZtechfreak:
nofam: Can someone clarify the Micro SIM situation?  Is this smaller than the SIM used in the SGSII, or is it the same?


S2 used a regular SIM, S3 uses a micro SIM (it is smaller).


Note that you can use a sim cutter to turn your regular SIM into a micro SIM, something I had to do recently to use the Motorola RAZR


Can you get a converter to put the micro SIM back in to fone with a normal mini SIM??




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  Reply # 626046 16-May-2012 12:33 Send private message

old3eyes:
lokhor:
NZtechfreak:
nofam: Can someone clarify the Micro SIM situation?  Is this smaller than the SIM used in the SGSII, or is it the same?


S2 used a regular SIM, S3 uses a micro SIM (it is smaller).


Note that you can use a sim cutter to turn your regular SIM into a micro SIM, something I had to do recently to use the Motorola RAZR


Can you get a converter to put the micro SIM back in to fone with a normal mini SIM??


 

yes, they are $0.99 including delivery on Trademe :)

 

Have one in my GS2 at the moment




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  Reply # 626047 16-May-2012 12:33 Send private message

avecha:
Paulthagerous: Looks like Pre-order $949 and ordinary pricing of $1049 at warehouse Stationery:

http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/GetContent-ViewContentPage?CategoryName=samsung_galaxy

http://search.warehousestationery.co.nz/search?p=Q&view=grid&sli_sid=Rb4SpeHnKo8Spa5V-9MNr_FLj83VRiuUgl0%3D&w=Galaxy+s3


2 Degrees only though isn't it?


You should be able to put any SIM you like in it as they're not locked here..




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  Reply # 626051 16-May-2012 12:38 Send private message

old3eyes:
avecha:
Paulthagerous: Looks like Pre-order $949 and ordinary pricing of $1049 at warehouse Stationery:

http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/GetContent-ViewContentPage?CategoryName=samsung_galaxy

http://search.warehousestationery.co.nz/search?p=Q&view=grid&sli_sid=Rb4SpeHnKo8Spa5V-9MNr_FLj83VRiuUgl0%3D&w=Galaxy+s3


2 Degrees only though isn't it?


You should be able to put any SIM you like in it as they're not locked here..


Hmmmm, do i cancel my clove order?

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  Reply # 626053 16-May-2012 12:41 Send private message

Also, Mobicity have the 64gb version listed at $1250 eta early june

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  Reply # 626073 16-May-2012 13:05 Send private message

avecha:
old3eyes:
avecha:
Paulthagerous: Looks like Pre-order $949 and ordinary pricing of $1049 at warehouse Stationery:

http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/GetContent-ViewContentPage?CategoryName=samsung_galaxy

http://search.warehousestationery.co.nz/search?p=Q&view=grid&sli_sid=Rb4SpeHnKo8Spa5V-9MNr_FLj83VRiuUgl0%3D&w=Galaxy+s3


2 Degrees only though isn't it?


You should be able to put any SIM you like in it as they're not locked here..


Hmmmm, do i cancel my clove order?



Why do they say limited stock? Is not iPhone... Hope they do have plenty of stock.



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  Reply # 626084 16-May-2012 13:15 Send private message

avecha: 
Hmmmm, do i cancel my clove order?


Depends if you want to get it 1-2 days early with NZ warranty, for $17 extra....or 123 extra if you get pinged by GST, which there is a 2/3 chance you will!

 

I think I'll probably go NZ this time, but immediately root it, and put a European firmware on it.




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  Reply # 626085 16-May-2012 13:16 Send private message

Und3f:
avecha:
old3eyes:
avecha:
Paulthagerous: Looks like Pre-order $949 and ordinary pricing of $1049 at warehouse Stationery:

http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/GetContent-ViewContentPage?CategoryName=samsung_galaxy

http://search.warehousestationery.co.nz/search?p=Q&view=grid&sli_sid=Rb4SpeHnKo8Spa5V-9MNr_FLj83VRiuUgl0%3D&w=Galaxy+s3


2 Degrees only though isn't it?


You should be able to put any SIM you like in it as they're not locked here..


Hmmmm, do i cancel my clove order?



Why do they say limited stock? Is not iPhone... Hope they do have plenty of stock.




Blenheim had a single GS2 at release last year.



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  Reply # 626092 16-May-2012 13:18 Send private message

Smaller stores will have less stock.

Also very common to make comments about limited stock as it pushes demand. 

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  Reply # 626097 16-May-2012 13:21 Send private message

vinnieg:
avecha: 
Hmmmm, do i cancel my clove order?


Depends if you want to get it 1-2 days early with NZ warranty, for $17 extra....or 123 extra if you get pinged by GST, which there is a 2/3 chance you will!

 

I think I'll probably go NZ this time, but immediately root it, and put a European firmware on it.


$123 is half a days work. Plus with the Samsung case it still seems cheaper.



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  Reply # 626100 16-May-2012 13:24 Send private message

One lot of freight back to the UK for warranty with insurance would cover that difference.

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  Reply # 626102 16-May-2012 13:26 Send private message

Go Warehouse Stationary...Good sized nungers putting the prices up earlier than the telco's.



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  Reply # 626107 16-May-2012 13:29 Send private message

I will be pissed if VF are significantly more expensive than this. I wish they would give you account credit for your signing contracts rather than hardware discounts, but to put lots of margins on phones and then also only allow you rebates, is double dipping.

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  Reply # 626112 16-May-2012 13:32 Send private message

networkn: I will be pissed if VF are significantly more expensive than this. I wish they would give you account credit for your signing contracts rather than hardware discounts, but to put lots of margins on phones and then also only allow you rebates, is double dipping.


I'm betting they were planning on a much higher price but will have to rethink now that their competitor 2Degrees has made this offer through Warehouse Stationery 




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