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  Reply # 721658 23-Nov-2012 08:31 Send private message

JamesL:
Finch: What phone are you all upgrading from to get the Lumia 920? :)


SGS2

I'm done with Android


Can you enlighten us as to why??




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  Reply # 721662 23-Nov-2012 08:37 Send private message

Already a 920 on Trade Me lol

http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/mobile-phones/nokia/auction-536101677.htm

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  Reply # 721679 23-Nov-2012 09:10 Send private message

picked up my nokia 920 last night love it. Allthough im using it on 2degrees and it likes to stay on edge in wellington city? Am i missing something here?

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  Reply # 721774 23-Nov-2012 11:04 Send private message

Moorhouse Ave Telecom retail store has 2 920s left after I just bought one from there :)

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  Reply # 721782 23-Nov-2012 11:25 Send private message

s.joseph: picked up my nokia 920 last night love it. Allthough im using it on 2degrees and it likes to stay on edge in wellington city? Am i missing something here?


Reboot fixed the problem.

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  Reply # 721787 23-Nov-2012 11:36 Send private message

So did you get a free wireless charging pad or anything?

I am trying to have a real reason to buy it without thinking (my s3 has this)



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  Reply # 721789 23-Nov-2012 11:37 Send private message

No free accessories .. don't think telecom have any in stock..

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  Reply # 721794 23-Nov-2012 11:49 Send private message

old3eyes:
JamesL:
Finch: What phone are you all upgrading from to get the Lumia 920? :)


SGS2

I'm done with Android


Can you enlighten us as to why??


There's no fluidity with Android, it's hard to describe but there isn't the feel that it's polished. Especially when you have Samsung's Touchwiz on top of Android and I'm not a fan of Sense UI either.

I still don't have Jellybean then they release 4.2, awesome. The update model is broken, and is evident when you still see the majority of Android versions out there still running old versions

Why do I need to buy a Nexus device in order to receive the latest updates in a timely manner? The nexus devices are often spec'd slightly under the top end phones as the manufactures clearly don't want these nexus devices competing with their own.

There's also a slight risk that an app I download might contain malware due to Google's lax, probably less no now, app approval process

Lastly, I just want to try something new. I came from iOS to Android and figure I'll give Windows 8 a go, and the Nokia Lumia 920 looks great


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  Reply # 721799 23-Nov-2012 11:55 Send private message

JamesL:
old3eyes:
JamesL:
Finch: What phone are you all upgrading from to get the Lumia 920? :)


SGS2

I'm done with Android


Can you enlighten us as to why??


There's no fluidity with Android, it's hard to describe but there isn't the feel that it's polished. Especially when you have Samsung's Touchwiz on top of Android and I'm not a fan of Sense UI either.

I still don't have Jellybean then they release 4.2, awesome. The update model is broken, and is evident when you still see the majority of Android versions out there still running old versions

Why do I need to buy a Nexus device in order to receive the latest updates in a timely manner? The nexus devices are often spec'd slightly under the top end phones as the manufactures clearly don't want these nexus devices competing with their own.

There's also a slight risk that an app I download might contain malware due to Google's lax, probably less no now, app approval process

Lastly, I just want to try something new. I came from iOS to Android and figure I'll give Windows 8 a go, and the Nokia Lumia 920 looks great



I am feeling the same way but then i think of the money i spent on apps for android but will still have a nexus 7.
1 thing that is stopping me getting one *now* is that i think i will miss the LED light on my S3 that tells me i have a message/email/some other thing.
I have set it up so text messages have a different colour than emails and its handy if you are away from your phone and come back you can see you have a message waiting.

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  Reply # 721803 23-Nov-2012 12:06 Send private message

Badboy2303: No free accessories .. don't think telecom have any in stock..


Never mind :(

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  Reply # 721809 23-Nov-2012 12:15 Send private message

mrtoken:
Badboy2303: No free accessories .. don't think telecom have any in stock..


Never mind :(

Can't actually select my date of purchase... only goes up to the 8th of November.. 

http://nokiafreecharger.com/claims/register

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  Reply # 721823 23-Nov-2012 12:40 Send private message

Badboy2303:
mrtoken:
Badboy2303: No free accessories .. don't think telecom have any in stock..


Never mind :(

Can't actually select my date of purchase... only goes up to the 8th of November.. 

http://nokiafreecharger.com/claims/register




"We will only accept claims 14 days after purchase"

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  Reply # 721828 23-Nov-2012 12:43 Send private message

Badboy2303:
mrtoken:
Badboy2303: No free accessories .. don't think telecom have any in stock..


Never mind :(

Can't actually select my date of purchase... only goes up to the 8th of November.. 

http://nokiafreecharger.com/claims/register


Doesn't apply to us ... from the terms and conditions:

1. The Free Wireless Charging Plate offer only applies to customers who have purchased a qualifying Nokia Lumia 820 or Nokia Lumia 920 promotional handset available through any P4U store, online or call centre between 02/11/12 and 31/12/12. 2. Open to residents of the UK and Republic of Ireland aged 16 or over, excluding employees and their immediate families of Nokia UK Ltd and P4U, its agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion

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  Reply # 721858 23-Nov-2012 13:56 Send private message

JamesL:
old3eyes:
JamesL:
Finch: What phone are you all upgrading from to get the Lumia 920? :)


SGS2

I'm done with Android


Can you enlighten us as to why??


There's no fluidity with Android, it's hard to describe but there isn't the feel that it's polished. Especially when you have Samsung's Touchwiz on top of Android and I'm not a fan of Sense UI either.

I still don't have Jellybean then they release 4.2, awesome. The update model is broken, and is evident when you still see the majority of Android versions out there still running old versions

Why do I need to buy a Nexus device in order to receive the latest updates in a timely manner? The nexus devices are often spec'd slightly under the top end phones as the manufactures clearly don't want these nexus devices competing with their own.

There's also a slight risk that an app I download might contain malware due to Google's lax, probably less no now, app approval process

Lastly, I just want to try something new. I came from iOS to Android and figure I'll give Windows 8 a go, and the Nokia Lumia 920 looks great



You mirror my current thoughts with Android very closely. Having my One X has shown me that iPhones are not the be all and end all of smartphones, and there are areas where Apple are really starting to lag. I was initially incredibly enthusiastic about my new phone, but the more time I spend with it, the more the rough edges start to show. I still appreciate the flexibility that Android brings to the table, but would love to see more uniformity and overall reliability to the platform.

I'm not done with Android as such, and the One X is still good enough to be my primary phone (partly helped by my iPhone 4 having an unresponsive home button, I must admit). But of all the devices on the market at the moment, the new Windows Phones (especially the Lumia 920) have me intrigued the most. But I won't be in the market for a phone upgrade for quite a while, so I'm settling for admiring from afar. Its probably better that way. There's no chance for my expectations to be dashed if I never actually get to play with one :-)


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  Reply # 721863 23-Nov-2012 14:04 Send private message

Clove.co.uk has White, Black and Red units in stock now of Lumia 920. Not many units left and they are selling them like hotcakes.




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