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  Reply # 630034 24-May-2012 20:04 Send private message

The very stern voiced chap on the phone said blue ones weren't in the country yet, don't know if that's just a line or not. I ordered within hours if not minutes of them advertising on website so they at least probably never had any

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  Reply # 630037 24-May-2012 20:08 Send private message

Rudder: Well that both sucks and blows!


That's a polite version of my thoughts, if I express my frustration perhaps they will make it worth my while

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  Reply # 630046 24-May-2012 20:27 Send private message

JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214

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Reply # 630050 24-May-2012 20:38 Send private message

IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue.  Im  starting to cool off now!

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  Reply # 630052 24-May-2012 20:44 Send private message

Glengus:
IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue. ?Im ?starting to cool off now!


I'm really surprise that JB not trying to beat other retailers on price. So far we had many retailers doing $949 but JB still listing it as $1047 for 16GB. I am hoping I can talk them down for the 32GB to $1047. It would be a deal for me if they do :)

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  Reply # 630054 24-May-2012 20:51 Send private message

IntegerIsNumber:
Glengus:
IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue. ?Im ?starting to cool off now!


I'm really surprise that JB not trying to beat other retailers on price. So far we had many retailers doing $949 but JB still listing it as $1047 for 16GB. I am hoping I can talk them down for the 32GB to $1047. It would be a deal for me if they do :)


JB has something planned for the launch day...




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  Reply # 630056 24-May-2012 20:58 Send private message

sidders80:
IntegerIsNumber:
Glengus:
IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue. ?Im ?starting to cool off now!


I'm really surprise that JB not trying to beat other retailers on price. So far we had many retailers doing $949 but JB still listing it as $1047 for 16GB. I am hoping I can talk them down for the 32GB to $1047. It would be a deal for me if they do :)


JB has something planned for the launch day...


I hope so. I have put my name down and they said they will contact me when they know the price but I still have not received any call from them. I hope on the launch day to see that their price is out of this world.

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  Reply # 630057 24-May-2012 21:00 Send private message

IntegerIsNumber:
sidders80:
IntegerIsNumber:
Glengus:
IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue. ?Im ?starting to cool off now!


I'm really surprise that JB not trying to beat other retailers on price. So far we had many retailers doing $949 but JB still listing it as $1047 for 16GB. I am hoping I can talk them down for the 32GB to $1047. It would be a deal for me if they do :)


JB has something planned for the launch day...


I hope so. I have put my name down and they said they will contact me when they know the price but I still have not received any call from them. I hope on the launch day to see that their price is out of this world.


wait and watch. they are aware of what this phone is selling for at other stores.




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  Reply # 630058 24-May-2012 21:07 Send private message

sidders80:
IntegerIsNumber:
sidders80:
IntegerIsNumber:
Glengus:
IntegerIsNumber: JB hi-fi has Blue one
http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/support.aspx?post=1&results=10&q=galaxy+s+III&source=all&bnSearch=Go!&utm_source=adserver&utm_medium=banner-828x214-JB_NZ_20120521_Samsung_Galaxy_S3_828x214_b_828.png&utm_content=JB-NZ-Home%2BPage-Content%2BHome%2BTZ%2B%232&utm_term=Home%2BPage&utm_campaign=JB-NZ-20120521-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-828x214


their website says "estimated shipping date", I got on telecom while they were still advertising the blue. ?Im ?starting to cool off now!


I'm really surprise that JB not trying to beat other retailers on price. So far we had many retailers doing $949 but JB still listing it as $1047 for 16GB. I am hoping I can talk them down for the 32GB to $1047. It would be a deal for me if they do :)


JB has something planned for the launch day...


I hope so. I have put my name down and they said they will contact me when they know the price but I still have not received any call from them. I hope on the launch day to see that their price is out of this world.


wait and watch. they are aware of what this phone is selling for at other stores.


I will be waiting for the launch day. I hope they still save the Blue 32GB one for me. :)



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  Reply # 630059 24-May-2012 21:07 Send private message

kiwitrc: A trip into space you say? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEFNjL86y9c&feature=related


Sobering to say the least. At least it would be quick!


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  Reply # 630062 24-May-2012 21:15 Send private message

networkn:
kiwitrc: A trip into space you say? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEFNjL86y9c&feature=related


Sobering to say the least. At least it would be quick!



Thinking it might be the Virgin Space flights taking off in late 2013, if all goes well.

if all doesn't go well then we get to get rid of the following:
Tom Hanks, Ashton Kutcher, Katy Perry, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are known to have already signed up to become space tourists. 







I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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  Reply # 630067 24-May-2012 21:23 Send private message

jb hifi normally throws lots of goodies if you bought from them. i remember i received $200 gift card, some discount when i got my s2 last year





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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 630083 24-May-2012 22:07 Send private message

Slightly nerve wracking to think that there might not be enough to go around straight away.

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  Reply # 630086 24-May-2012 22:14 Send private message

nakedmolerat: jb hifi normally throws lots of goodies if you bought from them. i remember i received $200 gift card, some discount when i got my s2 last year


There are not many accessories for the S3 unless JB bundle with the genuine case/ wifi allshare or screen protector.
But I think they will bundle 16GB card with their S3. I don't really need the card because I have a 32GB card already.
I really want to see their deal :) I'm waiting patiently

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Geek


  Reply # 630118 25-May-2012 00:57 Send private message

On the JB hifi site it advertises the SGSIII as having a key feature:

"LTE - Faster download time than current 3G networks. And it’s only going to get faster and faster"

...isn't that only in the US version???! 

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