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  Reply # 726648 4-Dec-2012 10:39 Send private message

Woo hoo, I can finally join this thread. It's a thing of beauty!


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  Reply # 726652 4-Dec-2012 10:46 Send private message

^ Nice. So that Dubai based website is good to deal with that you linked earlier? How fast was shipping? Any carrier logo on device boot up?




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  Reply # 726660 4-Dec-2012 11:04 Send private message

billgates: ^ Nice. So that Dubai based website is good to deal with that you linked earlier? How fast was shipping? Any carrier logo on device boot up?


Very good to deal with.

They shipped on Thursday, it got to Sydney on Friday, Auckland Saturday, customs on Monday, overnight to Christchurch and delivered today.

No carrier logo, unlocked. Only downside is the included power adapter isn't AU/NZ.

Total cost was NZD$854 inc shipping. Customs didn't charge me anything.

So glad I waited for a red one, this thing is awesome.

Edit: Just noticed another difference. It comes included with Al Jazeera apps.

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  Reply # 726675 4-Dec-2012 11:19 Send private message

damn that red phone is hot. So turned my lumia on before and bang 7 Updates flooded in !Laughing



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  Reply # 726694 4-Dec-2012 11:34 Send private message

PhantomNZ: Woo hoo, I can finally join this thread. It's a thing of beauty!



very nice color for girl! Laughing





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  Reply # 726696 4-Dec-2012 11:38 Send private message

nakedmolerat: very nice color for girl! Laughing


Pfft .. Although I did want cyan, but we can't get that. Couldn't get yellow as I'm a one eyed Cantabrian and could never be seen with Wellington colours .. so red was the obvious choice :P

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  Reply # 727045 4-Dec-2012 19:50 Send private message

hey guys....just a question is this phone available to buy outright from telecom or something? i want to buy it for my gf but the website says out of stock...

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  Reply # 727053 4-Dec-2012 20:02 Send private message

It's available outright, but there is a shortage of stock.




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  Reply # 727088 4-Dec-2012 21:28 Send private message

anyone notice that the speaker sometimes makes a popping sound when theres a notification sound? I think when it does it when its been idle for while.

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  Reply # 727090 4-Dec-2012 21:30 Send private message

freitasm: It's available outright, but there is a shortage of stock.

Thanks :-)
It's either the Lumia or the iphone 5

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  Reply # 727100 4-Dec-2012 22:03 Send private message

s.joseph: anyone notice that the speaker sometimes makes a popping sound when theres a notification sound? I think when it does it when its been idle for while.


Also when playing music mine crackles when you push volume up or down from 15-30, as mentioned in the nokia forums:

http://discussions.nokia.com/t5/Nokia-Lumia/Lumia-920-sound-crackling-amp-random-reboot/m-p/1620532


Anyone else have this?

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  Reply # 727142 5-Dec-2012 00:04 Send private message

myndlyz: hey guys....just a question is this phone available to buy outright from telecom or something? i want to buy it for my gf but the website says out of stock...


My wife's Lumia 920 is going back to Telecom for replacement and they emailed today saying that they expect the new stock by the 12th, so sit tight.

You could call them and see if you can pre-order or reserve one. Not sure if Telecom do that but they might. You can buy the phone outright and put whatever sim you have into it. The only downside is an ugly Telecom logo at boot, but you won't normally ever see that.
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  Reply # 727144 5-Dec-2012 00:09 Send private message

s.joseph:
s.joseph: anyone notice that the speaker sometimes makes a popping sound when theres a notification sound? I think when it does it when its been idle for while.


Also when playing music mine crackles when you push volume up or down from 15-30, as mentioned in the nokia forums:

http://discussions.nokia.com/t5/Nokia-Lumia/Lumia-920-sound-crackling-amp-random-reboot/m-p/1620532


Anyone else have this?


Not getting this issue on my 920. Sound is all good.

If you bought it from Telecom, take it into any Telecom shop and demonstrate the issue. If you're in your 7 day return period, consider getting a replacement. Otherwise you'll need to figure out whether to wait for a software fix or return it for repair, which may also result in replacement.

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  Reply # 727266 5-Dec-2012 09:53 Send private message

Would be great to hear what apps people are finding the most useful/fun.

Would anyone care to share their list?



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  Reply # 727269 5-Dec-2012 10:04 Send private message

slade50000: Would be great to hear what apps people are finding the most useful/fun.

Would anyone care to share their list?


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