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  Reply # 394251 21-Oct-2010 09:00 Send private message

Yes, I agree it's a poor effort, but they did put the truck out.

From what I've heard there's a good story for not having devices in all stores at launch...





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  Reply # 394254 21-Oct-2010 09:03 Send private message

$899 is not a bad price for an introductory phone to a new platform.

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  Reply # 394255 21-Oct-2010 09:03 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...


I hope you are sighing at Vodafone/Microsoft, should be easy for Vodafone to update their page, that's the page Microsoft link to, and you can not buy it from that page.

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  Reply # 394259 21-Oct-2010 09:10 Send private message

freitasm: Yes, I agree it's a poor effort, but they did put the truck out.

From what I've heard there's a good story for not having devices in all stores at launch...



It looks like a pie cart from those pictures. 

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  Reply # 394281 21-Oct-2010 09:43 Send private message

freitasm: From what I've heard there's a good story for not having devices in all stores at launch...


Perhaps it's their new launch strategy, the same one they used for the iPhone 4 Tongue out

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  Reply # 394283 21-Oct-2010 09:48 Send private message


Just finished setting up my new trophy. Yeah the aotea square set up was really depressing to say the least, the rain didn't help either. Very small crowds for a world wide launch, not enough geeks in nz to care.
On the other hand great device, really giving the other platforms a run for their money and for $899, its well worth it.

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  Reply # 394286 21-Oct-2010 09:55 Send private message

Doesn't look too exciting from the video I saw on Vodafone's site. How to "pin" things and change the colours. Not going to make me rush out and buy one.

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  Reply # 394294 21-Oct-2010 10:31 Send private message

I have no vodafone issues.... the only one that can help me is Telecom or Alcatel!

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  Reply # 394315 21-Oct-2010 11:39 Send private message

i want one! lol has anyone got one yet they look very smooth running




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  Reply # 394319 21-Oct-2010 11:52 Send private message

And it gets a mention on Endgadget. Read the comments, funny.

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  Reply # 394323 21-Oct-2010 12:00 Send private message

kiwitrc: And it gets a mention on Endgadget. Read the comments, funny.


haha, to the person who said they didn't realise NZ is a city in Australia

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Reply # 394353 21-Oct-2010 13:17 Send private message

chris021: I have no vodafone issues.... the only one that can help me is Telecom or Alcatel!


Vodafone and Telecom are the same thing aren't they??




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  Reply # 394364 21-Oct-2010 13:52 Send private message


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  Reply # 394382 21-Oct-2010 14:50 Send private message

I just played with one at a vodafone store in Wellington, was nice, really snappy, nice transitions, will definitley look harder at one when I'm going to buy a new phone, there's really cheap Andriods out there not too, hmmm.
Bing has never worked well for me though, Google always finds/knows what I want, Bing is a struggle.

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  Reply # 394398 21-Oct-2010 16:11 Send private message

Can't wait to play with a Windows Phone 7, although I'm not particularly interested in the HTC Trophy hardware. Very keen to check out an HD7 though, cool that it's coming to XT. I think that non geeks are really going to buy Windows Phone 7 series over Android, it's missing some of the features, but they will come and the OS is looking super polished. Anyway, great job Microsoft and good job Vodafone for kicking things off...

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