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  Reply # 626857 17-May-2012 14:45 Send private message

own3d:
networkn: own3d where are you getting that information from?


Gen-i


ya harvey norman confirmed it yesterday $1049 telecom version hence they have it on their website. Now its Vodafone who need to reveal their pricing. Cant think it will be any different.




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  Reply # 626859 17-May-2012 14:48 Send private message

Placing my pre-order with WS this afternoon, deal done.

White like I like my icecream.





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  Reply # 626862 17-May-2012 14:57 Send private message

Question will be be $0 on a 2 year contract.

I can't see mobile plans dropping any time soon, at $100 what you already get is such good value. I imagine though that it's going to be mobile data inclusions which increase over time.

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  Reply # 626887 17-May-2012 15:42 Send private message

lokhor:
vinnieg: Have just got off the phone with Warehouse Stationery at Wellingotn, they said the $949 is only available if you pay before the release date. So might pop in tomorrow and pay for a blue one.

Anyone know if the Flip cases will be released in NZ? Otherwise might have to follow the rest and get one from Clove


When i went in they were clueless and wouldn't let me pay




Yeah, they told me they hadn't heard about it, then 15 minutes later I get a phone call...oh yeah actually we do know about it, pop in and pay first

Rang Harvey Norman Tory as well.  They were worse, didn't even know it was coming out, or if any accessories were coming for it.  Gave up on them




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  Reply # 626938 17-May-2012 16:28 Send private message

My local Warehouse Stationary (Kilbirne, Wellington) let me pre order and told me to pay when I pick it up. I'm pretty stoked. They locked the price at 949 for me which is great.

On a side note, as I cannot post in Offers and Wanted yet, some shameless self promotion that I am probably not allowed to do.

FS Galaxy S2, 2 months old, case and spare extedended battery. $1 reserve.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/MyTradeMe/Sell/Current.aspx?source=sidebar

Hopefully Warehouse Stationary give me my S3 on release day or im going to be without a phone for awhile.

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  Reply # 626940 17-May-2012 16:31 Send private message

Rudder, this guy http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=102577 is looking to spend $500 on a phone maybe you two should talk.

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  Reply # 626947 17-May-2012 16:41 Send private message

kiwitrc: Rudder, this guy http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=102577 is looking to spend $500 on a phone maybe you two should talk.


Good spotting. I have contacted him now. If any other geekzone memebers are interested I can do $570 in the next couple of days.

Can't wait until I get my S3. It should be sweet. 



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  Reply # 626949 17-May-2012 16:45 Send private message

Rudder: You should be aware I got a GSII brand new from BNB for $599 in the weekend.

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  Reply # 626950 17-May-2012 16:48 Send private message

networkn: Rudder: You should be aware I got a GSII brand new from BNB for $599 in the weekend.


Mine is as good as new and comes rooted with CM9 (all the hard work already done), a second 2000 mah battery worth $50 that is only 1 week old and a case. 

Anyway. Back to the point. S3. yey!

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  Reply # 626991 17-May-2012 18:15 Send private message

I'm not getting White anymore, I'm going for Blue. Wife reckons it's more manly and she wants the White iPhone 5


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  Reply # 626996 17-May-2012 18:24 Send private message

pre ordered the blue one.   can't say no to $100 off

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  Reply # 627002 17-May-2012 18:31 Send private message

wow what a lot to read through for one day, can't help thinking that some are being a bit OTT given its not even released yet but its entertaining none the less.

As another said its very much like when the 4S was being released but funnier given that after another month hype will be over, bet the Samsung marketing people are backslapping themselves over the reactions.

I'll get one but will wait as a month or 2 won't make much difference and I do like the S@, besides take a wee while before some stable custom roms hit the forums.





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  Reply # 627009 17-May-2012 19:02 Send private message

jeffnz: As another said its very much like when the 4S was being released but funnier given that after another month hype will be over, bet the Samsung marketing people are backslapping themselves over the reactions.



Exactly what I was thinking - except the hype died out a couple days after its launch. Saying that I'm going to get my hands on one first. I don't see myself selling the One X once I'm done with the TelecomTech stuff however

Sent my One X vs GS3 comparison preview/article thing off ages ago, still isn't up... A lot of changes I'd make to it if I wrote it today tbh

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  Reply # 627010 17-May-2012 19:06 Send private message

motorwayne: . . . .Wife reckons it's more manly. . . .



That's a contradiction in terms isn't it? Wink

I'm still reserving judgement until I see the blue for real.




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