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Topic # 69644 12-Oct-2010 15:52 Send private message

This bit is in the Microsoft / Vodafone New Zealand press release for Windows Phone 7:


Vodafone is launching with the HTC 7 Trophy. The phones can be purchased as part of a Vodafone pricing plan, or alternatively, Prepay customers can buy handsets for $899.

Windows Phone 7 plans on Vodafone start from $40.85 per month (includes 30 minutes of calls, 300 texts and up to 250Mb of data) with the handset priced at $799. To get a Windows Phone 7 for under $500, customers can sign up to the $81.75 monthly plan which includes 120 minutes, 600 texts and up to 250Mb (sic) of data. 






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  Reply # 391007 12-Oct-2010 16:15 Send private message

Thanks for the info freitasm.

Again, lame plans from Vodafone. Why go on-account when it's better to buy it outright and go on any plan on either Vodafone or 2 Degrees?


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  Reply # 391276 13-Oct-2010 11:46 Send private message

Dates? I'm looking for a new handset for my TCNZ plan as I hate the nokia POS Classic and am not sure if I want 7 or android (after having 6.5 and froyo on my disconnected touch)

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  Reply # 391286 13-Oct-2010 12:09 Send private message

heavenlywild: Thanks for the info freitasm.

Again, lame plans from Vodafone. Why go on-account when it's better to buy it outright and go on any plan on either Vodafone or 2 Degrees?



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Those "Smart" Plans aren't very applicable to actual usage are they? Must be due for an update! 

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  Reply # 391298 13-Oct-2010 12:30 Send private message

Still, nice looking handset, and the OS is definitely interesting!



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  Reply # 391342 13-Oct-2010 14:30 Send private message

blakamin: Dates? I'm looking for a new handset for my TCNZ plan as I hate the nokia POS Classic and am not sure if I want 7 or android (after having 6.5 and froyo on my disconnected touch)


Sometime next week, although the official date is 21st October.





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  Reply # 391406 13-Oct-2010 16:48 Send private message

Yes handset subsidies are kind of retarded here in NZ. Unlike australia where $49/month plan can get you a free Samsung Galaxy S and 2 months free. http://personal.optus.com.au/web/ocaportal.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=Template_woRHS&FP=/personal/...

I am sure they will have similarly priced WP7 plans there. Heck even Iphone4 is FREE on $59/m plans there.

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  Reply # 391407 13-Oct-2010 16:48 Send private message

freitasm:

Excellent! I was expecting the standard NZ 3 month wait! Wink

siimo2005: Yes handset subsidies are kind of retarded here in NZ. Unlike australia where $49/month plan can get you a free Samsung Galaxy S and 2 months free. http://personal.optus.com.au/web/ocaportal.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=Template_woRHS&FP=/personal/...

I am sure they will have similarly priced WP7 plans there. Heck even Iphone4 is FREE on $59/m plans there.

You can even get a nokia e71 prepaid for less than $200
Just a shame they're locked to the network providers...

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  Reply # 391676 14-Oct-2010 10:13 Send private message

Unlocking is easy. But anyway, back on topic of WP7 in NZ.

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