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  Reply # 391671 14-Oct-2010 10:01 Send private message

I could wait for Samsung Focus (Omnia 7 but for AT&T USA) to come to Telecom but read that it's totally plasticky which is why it's so light. gsmarena has posted an review of Omnia 7 and said it's brilliant hardware.






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  Reply # 391842 14-Oct-2010 16:14 Send private message

billgates: I could wait for Samsung Focus (Omnia 7 but for AT&T USA) to come to Telecom but read that it's totally plasticky which is why it's so light. gsmarena has posted an review of Omnia 7 and said it's brilliant hardware.


Darn.  The plastickyness (is that a word?) of the LG Optimus is precisely why it doesn't interest me.  My preference is for solid phones.  And I don't mind them being a little heavier if they have to be.

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  Reply # 391863 14-Oct-2010 16:37 Send private message

I have paid for and pre-ordered the Omnia 7 from clove.co.uk. NZD$963 incl airsure parcel shipping.




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  Reply # 391881 14-Oct-2010 17:10 Send private message

billgates: I have paid for and pre-ordered the Omnia 7 from clove.co.uk. NZD$963 incl airsure parcel shipping.


hey mate, im really interested in this phone as well. so this phone will work fine on vodafone? im feeling really excited about windows phone 7, it just looks so different to anything ive ever seen.

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  Reply # 391911 14-Oct-2010 18:28 Send private message

myndlyz:
billgates: I have paid for and pre-ordered the Omnia 7 from clove.co.uk. NZD$963 incl airsure parcel shipping.


hey mate, im really interested in this phone as well. so this phone will work fine on vodafone? im feeling really excited about windows phone 7, it just looks so different to anything ive ever seen.


Yep it will work fine with both Vodafone or 2degrees. Supports UMTS 2100mHz and UMTS 900mHz so getting q 3G connection around most of the country should not be a problem.




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  Reply # 392933 17-Oct-2010 20:31 Send private message


Hey new here, but been keeping a keen eye on WP7 and that Omina 7 phone looks very nice. I was dissapointed that NZ launch line up was only 2 phones. Even though the HTC trophy don't look too bad, everyone raves about these super AMOLED displays. Will this phone be sweet to run on XT since it's unlocked and all, or is the MHz in the wrong range. Any help would be awesome, Cheers

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  Reply # 392934 17-Oct-2010 20:33 Send private message

It won't be locked and it won't work on Telecom.





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  Reply # 392945 17-Oct-2010 20:58 Send private message


True. Looks like i'll be goin on Vodafone then

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  Reply # 394039 20-Oct-2010 16:05 Send private message

Just a heads up. Dell venue pro is now available for pre-order via clove.co.uk

cheaper than Samsung Omnia 7. Works on both Vodafone and XT. Most prob going to cancel my Omnia 7 order and get this instead. Date is confirmed on this model for 8th November and looks sexy compared to the Omnia 7.

http://www.clove.co.uk/dell-venue-pro




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  Reply # 394067 20-Oct-2010 17:22 Send private message

So is anyone here going to Aotea Square tomorrow at 7am, or camp overnight to be the first in the world to get their hands on WP7 phone?

{shouting} Anyone?

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  Reply # 394068 20-Oct-2010 17:24 Send private message

Ropenuts:
Hey new here, but been keeping a keen eye on WP7 and that Omina 7 phone looks very nice. I was dissapointed that NZ launch line up was only 2 phones. Even though the HTC trophy don't look too bad, everyone raves about these super AMOLED displays. Will this phone be sweet to run on XT since it's unlocked and all, or is the MHz in the wrong range. Any help would be awesome, Cheers


Two models and first country in the world at launch is pretty good, considering it took months after launch for the first Android phone to appear here. 

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  Reply # 394070 20-Oct-2010 17:32 Send private message

billgates: Just a heads up. Dell venue pro is now available for pre-order via clove.co.uk

cheaper than Samsung Omnia 7. Works on both Vodafone and XT. Most prob going to cancel my Omnia 7 order and get this instead. Date is confirmed on this model for 8th November and looks sexy compared to the Omnia 7.

http://www.clove.co.uk/dell-venue-pro


Its only HSPA 850, 1900 and 2100 so will work on Voda 2100 only, not 900 extended coverage.

Personally, i'd touch the Dell but let us know your feedback when you have it.

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Two models and first country in the world at launch is pretty good, considering it took months after launch for the first Android phone to appear here. 


True. I was dissapointed because it seems a small line up compared to even Australia. I havn't even seen an Android handset in the wild yet haha. Hey BillGates is that $963 or whatever it was, the full final price for the Omnia? Because the price on Clove is 499 pounds incl VAT which works out to over $1000. I still prefer the look of the Omnia over the Venue Pro, Cheers

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  Reply # 394091 20-Oct-2010 18:18 Send private message

Ropenuts:

Two models and first country in the world at launch is pretty good, considering it took months after launch for the first Android phone to appear here. 


True. I was dissapointed because it seems a small line up compared to even Australia. I havn't even seen an Android handset in the wild yet haha. Hey BillGates is that $963 or whatever it was, the full final price for the Omnia? Because the price on Clove is 499 pounds incl VAT which works out to over $1000. I still prefer the look of the Omnia over the Venue Pro, Cheers


outside EU, customer's don't need to pay any VAT. So it's 425 pounds + 24 pounds for shipping.

Dell is 50 pounds cheaper. I still have not cancelled my order for omnia yet. Will ring clove tonight and enquire about few things. Good thing about Dell is that it's a confirm date of availabily on clove's website where as they are still waiting for confirmation on thr omnia 7.




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  Reply # 394102 20-Oct-2010 19:06 Send private message


Haha, i had no idea about vat and all. Never imported anything. Cheers for that. Wonder why the dell is cheaper? i must admit its a nice looking phone but im not into sliders of any kind (personal preference) Im keen as on that Omnia.

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