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  Reply # 630745 26-May-2012 14:42 Send private message quote this post

avecha: How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Colour if you are getting the Blue one on time, color if you are getting a dual core LTE model in a few months. 

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  Reply # 630747 26-May-2012 14:48 Send private message quote this post

avecha: 
So really Samsung couldn't fill every order and didn't see NZ as top priority as the Olympics aren't being hosted here.

I changed my order to white. I really cant be assed waiting another month for the blue. That and part of me has been iffy about the blue color all along.

How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Definitely colour, we aren't american :) although the spellchecker things I am for some reason...

Nah, it's more the fact they have "apparently" destroyed 600,000 phone back plates, so they are going for the Nordic countries who reported the problem first.  I think NZ was one of the later countries to find the issues, so we are behind in the queue.  Plus I'm guessing it'll be an expensive airmail exercise for them, but quality control is key.  They don't want to be known for bad quality control again, or slow updates.  Like the first Androids they released back in 2009/2010



Edit: Further to me suspecting this, was I was told, as were may others, that the blue were in stock in almost all Warehouse stationery stores.  But have now had to go back to the distributor for replacement




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

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  Reply # 630751 26-May-2012 15:14 Send private message quote this post

vinnieg:
avecha:?
So really Samsung couldn't fill every order and didn't see NZ as top priority as the Olympics aren't being hosted here.

I changed my order to white. I really cant be assed waiting another month for the blue. That and part of me has been iffy about the blue color all along.

How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Definitely colour, we aren't american :) although the spellchecker things I am for some reason...

Nah, it's more the fact they have "apparently" destroyed 600,000 phone back plates, so they are going for the Nordic countries who reported the problem first. ?I think NZ was one of the later countries to find the issues, so we are behind in the queue. ?Plus I'm guessing it'll be an expensive airmail exercise for them, but quality control is key. ?They don't want to be known for bad quality control again, or slow updates. ?Like the first Androids they released back in 2009/2010



Edit: Further to me suspecting this, was I was told, as were may others, that the blue were in stock in almost all Warehouse stationery stores. ?But have now had to go back to the distributor for replacement


I have just deposit $200 on a blue 32GB from JB hi-fi. No discount deal like other retailers though. Finger cross for pecual deal when JB launch it.

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  Reply # 630758 26-May-2012 16:01 Send private message quote this post

vinnieg:
avecha: 
So really Samsung couldn't fill every order and didn't see NZ as top priority as the Olympics aren't being hosted here.

I changed my order to white. I really cant be assed waiting another month for the blue. That and part of me has been iffy about the blue color all along.

How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Definitely colour, we aren't american :) although the spellchecker things I am for some reason...




I use color after the original Latin spelling.. :-)




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  Reply # 630759 26-May-2012 16:07 Send private message quote this post

vinnieg:
avecha: 
So really Samsung couldn't fill every order and didn't see NZ as top priority as the Olympics aren't being hosted here.

I changed my order to white. I really cant be assed waiting another month for the blue. That and part of me has been iffy about the blue color all along.

How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Definitely colour, we aren't american :) although the spellchecker things I am for some reason...

Nah, it's more the fact they have "apparently" destroyed 600,000 phone back plates, so they are going for the Nordic countries who reported the problem first.  I think NZ was one of the later countries to find the issues, so we are behind in the queue.  Plus I'm guessing it'll be an expensive airmail exercise for them, but quality control is key.  They don't want to be known for bad quality control again, or slow updates.  Like the first Androids they released back in 2009/2010



Edit: Further to me suspecting this, was I was told, as were may others, that the blue were in stock in almost all Warehouse stationery stores.  But have now had to go back to the distributor for replacement


That makes sense as my WHS guy told me my phone got here on the 21st.

Yeah spell check always confuses me. Im looking forward to getting the white one now.
I think the only phone i've had that wasn't black was my Philips Savvy back in 2001.

Is there anything significant re the dual core lte?



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  Reply # 630765 26-May-2012 16:32 Send private message quote this post

Mobicity are $799 today. Also they are claiming to be able to get blue 3-5 working days after the 30th.



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  Reply # 630766 26-May-2012 16:33 Send private message quote this post

Feel free to link to any page who has a competition to win one of these :)

Mobility, Samsung NZ, and Vodafone so far!

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  Reply # 630767 26-May-2012 16:35 Send private message quote this post

networkn: Mobicity are $799 today.


I see $999 at mobicity for pre order. I did notice in-store that WHS beat other prices by 5% on tech stuff and the sign had no conditions regarding phones.

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  Reply # 630769 26-May-2012 16:39 Send private message quote this post

networkn: Mobicity are $799 today.


on their australian site not the NZ one.




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  Reply # 630770 26-May-2012 16:41 Send private message quote this post

avecha:
vinnieg:
avecha: 
So really Samsung couldn't fill every order and didn't see NZ as top priority as the Olympics aren't being hosted here.

I changed my order to white. I really cant be assed waiting another month for the blue. That and part of me has been iffy about the blue color all along.

How do you spell color? Colour or color?


Definitely colour, we aren't american :) although the spellchecker things I am for some reason...

Nah, it's more the fact they have "apparently" destroyed 600,000 phone back plates, so they are going for the Nordic countries who reported the problem first.  I think NZ was one of the later countries to find the issues, so we are behind in the queue.  Plus I'm guessing it'll be an expensive airmail exercise for them, but quality control is key.  They don't want to be known for bad quality control again, or slow updates.  Like the first Androids they released back in 2009/2010



Edit: Further to me suspecting this, was I was told, as were may others, that the blue were in stock in almost all Warehouse stationery stores.  But have now had to go back to the distributor for replacement


That makes sense as my WHS guy told me my phone got here on the 21st.

Yeah spell check always confuses me. Im looking forward to getting the white one now.
I think the only phone i've had that wasn't black was my Philips Savvy back in 2001.

Is there anything significant re the dual core lte?


The main significant thing is.. it won't work here on our LTE I believe, otherwise it'll be an awesome media player :-) Someone else might further clarify the LTE that will be in effect here as opposed to the LTE networks in the USA.




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  Reply # 630771 26-May-2012 16:42 Send private message quote this post

oops sorry I got redirected somehow to the .com.au site for mobicity. Sorry about that.

I see the HTC XL is on offer too, that looks pretty compelling.

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  Reply # 630817 26-May-2012 19:02 Send private message quote this post

Deleted .  Some else provided thge info




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  Reply # 630823 26-May-2012 19:23 Send private message quote this post

i paid $840 NZ outright so I am happy, just a waiting game until thursday now

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  Reply # 630834 26-May-2012 20:04 Send private message quote this post

So would i just take in Harvey Normans advert of $949 to WHS and they'll give me 5% off?

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  Reply # 630836 26-May-2012 20:10 Send private message quote this post

avecha: So would i just take in Harvey Normans advert of $949 to WHS and they'll give me 5% off?


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

FIND A BETTER PRICE AND WE’LL BEAT IT. *If you happen to find the same product advertised cheaper, we’ll beat it by up to 10%; 5% on laptops, desktops, netbooks, computer accessories, printers, mobile phones and prepaid postal. 

So to me that says they will give you 5% off a mobile phone if you find it cheaper elsewhere.
The other store has to be a physical store and this will probably only work once both stores have them in stock.

Also the Harvey Norman price is the same not cheaper. Wont stop me trying though.

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