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Topic # 91253 9-Oct-2011 21:20 Send private message

ive decided on my next phone.... an htc titan

http://www.clove.co.uk/htc-titan

http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_titan-4027.php

ive looked on trade me and price spy, but nothing to be found.

is my only option clove?

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  Reply # 531277 9-Oct-2011 21:27 Send private message

Handtec.co.uk sells them as well. I have read couple of reviews of this device and both likes the screen, camera and build quality of it a lot. This will also work on all three NZ mobile networks. Clove is a more popular choice on the internet to buy smartphones from overseas. Mobicity.co.nz also have the titan on pre-order.




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  Reply # 531278 9-Oct-2011 21:30 Send private message

Don't use MobiCity.

They put phones on sale but actually only discount the GST. So your actually never saving any money.

They also have been known to report items "being sourced from manufacturers" as "in stock". The most famous one was reporting the HP Touchpad as in stock when they were trying to get some from the final production run.

In short very dodgy company.

This guy has a Titan and was testing it http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1288786




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  Reply # 531281 9-Oct-2011 21:44 Send private message

billgates: Handtec.co.uk sells them as well. I have read couple of reviews of this device and both likes the screen, camera and build quality of it a lot. This will also work on all three NZ mobile networks. Clove is a more popular choice on the internet to buy smartphones from overseas. Mobicity.co.nz also have the titan on pre-order.



thanks for your reply, is handtec reliable? on wednesday im going to order it, just now wondering if its clove or handtec.

i collegue at work has a windows phone 7, and now he's convinced 3 of us to get it, such a beautiful os 

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  Reply # 531343 10-Oct-2011 07:36 Send private message

Handtec is just as reliable as Clove.






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  Reply # 531641 10-Oct-2011 19:48 Send private message

billgates: Handtec is just as reliable as Clove.


awesome....cheaper too 



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  Reply # 534046 16-Oct-2011 18:47 Send private message

shud get my titan hopefully this week:


October 13, 2011
17:20
Cambridge - UK Shipment picked up

October 13, 2011
18:27
Cambridge - UK Processed at Cambridge - UK

October 13, 2011
20:29
Cambridge - UK Departed from DHL facility in Cambridge - UK

October 13, 2011
22:45
East Midlands - UK Arrived at DHL facility in East Midlands - UK

October 14, 2011
01:56
East Midlands - UK Processed at East Midlands - UK

October 14, 2011
05:16
East Midlands - UK Departed from DHL facility in East Midlands - UK

October 14, 2011
08:25
London-Heathrow - UK Arrived at DHL facility in London-Heathrow - UK

October 14, 2011
08:53
London-Heathrow - UK Arrived at DHL facility in London-Heathrow - UK

October 14, 2011
13:47
London-Heathrow - UK Transferred through London-Heathrow - UK

October 14, 2011
13:48
London-Heathrow - UK Departed from DHL facility in London-Heathrow - UK

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  Reply # 534646 18-Oct-2011 12:10 Send private message

Mine has started it's journey ...

Your item, posted on 17/10/11 with reference XXXXXXXXX has been received at our international mail centre and is being made ready for despatch overseas.

Can't wait !




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  Reply # 534656 18-Oct-2011 12:24 Send private message

mine has been sitting at dhl for the last 2 days...damn they are slow, it says cleard for delivery also...



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  Reply # 534657 18-Oct-2011 12:24 Send private message

sorry meant to add dhl in auckland lol



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  Reply # 534936 18-Oct-2011 20:23 Send private message

got my htc titan. what a beautiful phone. absolutely loving it. i had this feeling that the facebook and twitter integration would be gimmicky, but its not, its stunning. and the zune client for pc is soooo pretty, microsoft are really onto a winner here.



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  Reply # 534937 18-Oct-2011 20:24 Send private message

billgates: Handtec is just as reliable as Clove.


thanks for telling me about handtec, they were absolutely brilliant, definitely ordering from them again. 

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  Reply # 536037 21-Oct-2011 11:04 Send private message

Mine just arrived - 10-15minutes ago :D

About 4 days from order to arrival (Clove).

Outstanding service from all involved

... powering handset up ... waiting, waiting ...

EDIT: dock for it will be sent once it becomes available ... need to get a whatsit to carry it on my belt too ... 




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  Reply # 536091 21-Oct-2011 12:21 Send private message

The phone is awesome ay, the keyboard is the best I've ever used. And I just love the peoples tile, stunning phone and os

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  Reply # 536622 23-Oct-2011 03:44 Send private message

It's heavier than the SGS2 but doesn't feel that much larger.

So far so good ... apart for an exchange issue which resolved itself ...




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  Reply # 536635 23-Oct-2011 08:51 Send private message

What do you guys think about the battery life and camera quality so far?




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