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  Reply # 630488 25-May-2012 17:53 Send private message

bignicko: They did at least offer me the choice of waiting, taking a white one on Thursday, or getting a full refund.

I chose none of the above.


So what did you 'choose' then?




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  Reply # 630490 25-May-2012 17:57 Send private message

Oh well at least they have recalled now and not just released it hoping no one would know so big up's for Samsung on that.

I'm also going to wait until the initial fervor has dissipated and read the feedback of out crash test dummies ;)

If there are any issues I'll hang on to my S2 as apart from keeping up with the Jones's I'm more than happy with it.

Expectations drive us all mad huh




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  Reply # 630493 25-May-2012 17:59 Send private message

Samsung is doing exactly like what Apple did.. Apple delayed the white one (iphone4s)





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  Reply # 630496 25-May-2012 18:02 Send private message

nakedmolerat: Samsung is doing exactly like what Apple did.. Apple delayed the white one (iphone4s)


I'm pretty sure it isn't on purpose and one never knows what glitches happen, best laid plans and all that.






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  Reply # 630498 25-May-2012 18:13 Send private message

Unfortunately I am not in a position to be able to afford to upgrade my S2 at this stage but if i were I think i would be choosing white over blue anyway, i am surprised how strong peoples preferences are, hardware first cosmetics second in my opinion!!

If it would help the cause I am happy to pimp a white S3 and sing its praise should any telcos be reading and feel like lending me one :P

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  Reply # 630504 25-May-2012 18:40 Send private message

Paulthagerous:
bignicko: They did at least offer me the choice of waiting, taking a white one on Thursday, or getting a full refund.

I chose none of the above.


So what did you 'choose' then?


If I was asked again i would 'choose' blue still. I try not to mix past and present/future tense in the same rant ;)

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  Reply # 630510 25-May-2012 18:54 Send private message


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  Reply # 630511 25-May-2012 18:55 Send private message

bignicko:
Paulthagerous:
bignicko: They did at least offer me the choice of waiting, taking a white one on Thursday, or getting a full refund.

I chose none of the above.


So what did you 'choose' then?


If I was asked again i would 'choose' blue still. I try not to mix past and present/future tense in the same rant ;)


Lol I was expecting to hear you say you threatened to burn their shop down or something :)




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  Reply # 630515 25-May-2012 19:24 Send private message

and a confirmation from JB as well that they have no blue ones on pre order from their supplier but heaps of white ones. 




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  Reply # 630516 25-May-2012 19:24 Send private message

Man I'm selling my phone to my friend this next week and now my plan is interrupted. May be I put my sim card in a work phone for now hahahah and then get a spare work phone for the work calls :) may be I should negotiate with my friends to wait a couple more weeks.

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  Reply # 630576 25-May-2012 23:52 Send private message

I have it on very good authority that the NZ supplies of the blue one are indeed null, and certain retails chains in the country only have small allocations of the white ones thus far....

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  Reply # 630578 25-May-2012 23:54 Send private message

my only gripe is that I want a white flip cover that samsung putting out, but i can only find the brushed alum. one

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  Reply # 630584 26-May-2012 00:26 Send private message

My WHS guy told me last week my phone was delivered and sitting in the back of the store.

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  Reply # 630585 26-May-2012 00:30 Send private message

avecha: My WHS guy told me last week my phone was delivered and sitting in the back of the store.


He reliable? Because my WHS guy in the one nearest the national distribution centre says they ain't arrived!




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  Reply # 630586 26-May-2012 00:33 Send private message

NZtechfreak:
avecha: My WHS guy told me last week my phone was delivered and sitting in the back of the store.


He reliable? Because my WHS guy in the one nearest the national distribution centre says they ain't arrived!


Anyone know if JB has any 32GB version? On their page only showing blue and blue is delayed

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