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  Reply # 708619 29-Oct-2012 19:05 Send private message

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mrkgoo: Ugh, got my iphone5, but vodafone out of nano sim. Without sim, you can't activate phone.

Bah and humbug.

Just cut your micro sim. Nothing to loose if you can get a nano sim for free when they come in stock. Look on youtube for video.


Doesn't matter now. I have to return the phone. :( waiting game begins again.

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  Reply # 708637 29-Oct-2012 19:43 Send private message

if you want to cut make sure sandpaper it first just in case

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  Reply # 708649 29-Oct-2012 20:01 Send private message

My sis in law had same time frame as I did from apple, 29th oct - 3nd nov, and she got email last week to say its been shipped, she is expecting it tomorrow. I'm glad I bought mine from telecom in the end, as it will be almost two weeks later, coming from apple. She is in Auckland.

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  Reply # 708650 29-Oct-2012 20:02 Send private message

Are dead pixels obvious?

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  Reply # 708659 29-Oct-2012 20:05 Send private message

mrkgoo: Ugh, got my iphone5, but vodafone out of nano sim. Without sim, you can't activate phone.

Bah and humbug.

edit: and two dead pixels.





How to check if my iPhone 5 has dead pixels? Thanks.

gzt

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  Reply # 708688 29-Oct-2012 20:50 Send private message

sutra: How to check if my iPhone 5 has dead pixels? Thanks.


http://iphonedpt.awardspace.com

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  Reply # 708704 29-Oct-2012 21:09 Send private message

Rosie121: Are dead pixels obvious?


Not really, no.

Only way to find them is too look damned hard!



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  Reply # 708840 30-Oct-2012 07:03 Send private message

I checked for dead pixels when I booted the iPhone since it has a black background. No dead pixels.

No stuck pixels either.

Overall flawless condition. Looks like the new batches have improved.

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  Reply # 708846 30-Oct-2012 07:32 Send private message

Mine is flawless too (phew). No stuck or dead pixels either.

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  Reply # 708849 30-Oct-2012 07:48 Send private message

Don't think mine is from a new batch, bought from telecom two weeks ago, and it's perfect!

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  Reply # 708942 30-Oct-2012 09:37 Send private message

Mine was fresh from china, two dead pixels. Playing waiting game to return now.

Sucks so bad, because I was so excited for it, ordered as soon as it was available and counted down the days.

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  Reply # 709026 30-Oct-2012 10:56 Send private message

mrkgoo: Mine was fresh from china, two dead pixels. Playing waiting game to return now.

Sucks so bad, because I was so excited for it, ordered as soon as it was available and counted down the days.


A freind at work had a faulty 4s he spoke to Apple and they sent a replacement phone then he returned his, they did hold a deposit until his was sent back but he wasn't without a phone, maybe this might be worth asking about.




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  Reply # 709032 30-Oct-2012 11:11 Send private message

mrkgoo: Mine was fresh from china, two dead pixels. Playing waiting game to return now.

Sucks so bad, because I was so excited for it, ordered as soon as it was available and counted down the days.


Had 1 from Sydney and 1 from China, both damaged right out the box, going to give it one more chance, if not i will get a refund and buy when i return to the UK.

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  Reply # 709054 30-Oct-2012 11:34 Send private message

Unfortunate for you guys getting duds, I was paranoid about my phone.

For your info, my phone is a week 43 unit, and I'm going to speculate that the later the week the less likely there will be QC issues.



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  Reply # 709077 30-Oct-2012 12:11 Send private message

iPhone 5 now available outright and prepaid on Telecom NZ:


The iPhone 5 will be available to buy outright in selected Telecom stores and online at www.telecom.co.nz/iphone for a suggested retail price of $1029 for the 16GB model, $1199 for the 32GB model and $1349 for the 64GB model.

Customers who buy the iPhone outright can make the most of Telecom’s $19 prepaid pack – New Zealand’s best prepaid offer with 500MB of data, 60 anytime minutes and 5000 texts for only $19 per month. Telecom announced yesterday it’s extending the $19 pack through until March and offering free calls and texts between Telecom customers for those on the pack.  







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