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Topic # 70226 20-Oct-2010 08:36 Send private message

It seems New Zealand has been confirmed to be the first country to have Windows Phone 7 available for sale, with Vodafone making the HTC Trophy available for purchase online from 21st October 12:01am.

Vodafone will show off the new handset and Windows Phone 7 by parking its thirty two tonnes Mobile Showroom truck at Auckland’s Aotea Square at 7am on Thursday morning.

Phones will be on sale from 8am on the spot and Vodafone and Microsoft experts will be on-hand to demo the latest apps and chat through pricing plans.

The phones will also be available in selected Vodafone stores from midday on Thursday 21st October.






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  Reply # 393854 20-Oct-2010 08:41 Send private message

I take it this means they're having a roadshow which starts and ends at Aotea Square on the same day?




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  Reply # 393864 20-Oct-2010 09:07 Send private message

21st October 7am, Apple is holding "Back to the Mac" event... I wonder how many people will give much attention to Vodafone NZ's Windows Phone 7 launch??




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  Reply # 393901 20-Oct-2010 10:40 Send private message

freitasm: Vodafone will show off the new handset and Windows Phone 7 by parking its thirty two tonnes Mobile Showroom truck at Auckland’s Aotea Square at 7am on Thursday morning.


I saw their mobile showroom at the fieldays, very impressive.  I also believe one of the GZers on here was involved in painting/branding of said truck.




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Reply # 393903 20-Oct-2010 10:41 Send private message

I noticed the big iphone on the wall was upside down




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Reply # 393915 20-Oct-2010 11:18 Send private message

johnr: I noticed the big iphone on the wall was upside down


Possibly the same issue with chris021's coverage downtown - the cellsite is upside down?




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  Reply # 394217 21-Oct-2010 07:28 Send private message

Hey guys, at the start of the queue for the truck atm

http://i.imgur.com/GIWqi.jpg

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  Reply # 394225 21-Oct-2010 07:57 Send private message

Mmm muffins. 2mins to go.

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  Reply # 394232 21-Oct-2010 08:14 Send private message

nate:
johnr: I noticed the big iphone on the wall was upside down


Possibly the same issue with chris021's coverage downtown - the cellsite is upside down?


Is this anything I can help with?




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  Reply # 394236 21-Oct-2010 08:34 Send private message

"Buy it online from 12.01am (midnight) 21st October at www.vodafone.co.nz/windowsphone (phone will be couriered) "
I'm not seeing any where on that site to buy the phone or how much it costs. Nice

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  Reply # 394240 21-Oct-2010 08:44 Send private message

Looks like a pretty lacklustre launch from those pics

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  Reply # 394243 21-Oct-2010 08:54 Send private message

yeah, i think launching new smartphones these days is so 2008.



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  Reply # 394244 21-Oct-2010 08:54 Send private message

ruderger: "Buy it online from 12.01am (midnight) 21st October at www.vodafone.co.nz/windowsphone (phone will be couriered) "
I'm not seeing any where on that site to buy the phone or how much it costs. Nice


*sigh*

Use that thing called "mouse", on the left side click "HTC" and then find "New Releases"... The phone is there...





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  Reply # 394249 21-Oct-2010 08:59 Send private message

freitasm:
ruderger: "Buy it online from 12.01am (midnight) 21st October at www.vodafone.co.nz/windowsphone (phone will be couriered) "
I'm not seeing any where on that site to buy the phone or how much it costs. Nice


*sigh*

Use that thing called "mouse", on the left side click "HTC" and then find "New Releases"... The phone is there...



Yeah still a pretty poor effort from Vodafone.  I was at least expecting a banner to go alongside the iPhone 4 one.

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