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  Reply # 614107 24-Apr-2012 08:28 Send private message

Maybe its Quikflix unmetered on your 2 Degrees phone? :)

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Reply # 614167 24-Apr-2012 09:28 Send private message

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freitasm: Just received: "Join 2degrees CEO, Eric Hertz, for an exclusive media event, as he unveils a New Zealand first technology that will revolutionise mobile handset usage."


Is it something to do with Winston Peters?

Exactly what I was thinking...




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  Reply # 614211 24-Apr-2012 10:29 Send private message

2Degrees stock Huawei, so maybe it's the Acent D: The quad core beast! Apparently the 'world's fastest'.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57385358-94/huawei-our-ascend-d-quad-is-worlds-fastest-smartphone/



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  Reply # 614221 24-Apr-2012 10:45 Send private message

When is this "exclusive media event"?

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  Reply # 614231 24-Apr-2012 11:15 Send private message

bjorn: When is this "exclusive media event"?


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  Reply # 614249 24-Apr-2012 11:48 Send private message

JayTaicho: 2Degrees stock Huawei, so maybe it's the Acent D: The quad core beast! Apparently the 'world's fastest'.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57385358-94/huawei-our-ascend-d-quad-is-worlds-fastest-smartphone/



Not if Winston Peters becomes the CEO. All that other Huawei gear can piss off as well.

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  Reply # 614258 24-Apr-2012 11:59 Send private message

JayTaicho: 2Degrees stock Huawei, so maybe it's the Acent D: The quad core beast! Apparently the 'world's fastest'.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57385358-94/huawei-our-ascend-d-quad-is-worlds-fastest-smartphone/




That should read "was the worlds fastest".  The HTC One X has smashed it in the most common benchmarks.  

In saying that, the GS3 has smashed both in the latest unofficial benchmarks, released on Techradar this morning

http://goo.gl/356xf

My guess is something to do with EME tech?  Maybe the first wireless charging phone in NZ?  




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  Reply # 614262 24-Apr-2012 12:08 Send private message

freitasm: You folks are so off. The answer is there in big letters.



What May = WM7.

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  Reply # 614265 24-Apr-2012 12:11 Send private message

Hope it isn't a new model of phone.

Something that we can all use would be good like network upgrade/feature etc.

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  Reply # 614279 24-Apr-2012 12:29 Send private message

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freitasm: You folks are so off. The answer is there in big letters.




only big letters are CEO ;)


Hmm.  Paul Reynolds moving  from Telecom to 2D  Wink




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  Reply # 614294 24-Apr-2012 12:52 Send private message

Ponders... A New Zealand first.....

Wonder if 2 Degrees are planning to introduce dual sim phones into New Zealand, that would be a first wouldn't it? - afterall my dual sim phones I had to import...

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  Reply # 614297 24-Apr-2012 12:56 Send private message

I'm thinking it could be the Ascend D Quad, but maybe that's just wishful thinking as I'm very keen on the D Quad XL.

Incidentally, VinnieG which benchmarks are you referring to? The ones I've seen show it outperforming the Tegra 3.




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  Reply # 614301 24-Apr-2012 13:10 Send private message

NZSimplicity: Wonder if 2 Degrees are planning to introduce dual sim phones into New Zealand, that would be a first wouldn't it? - afterall my dual sim phones I had to import...

I believe that Telecom offers them (through Gen-i).

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  Reply # 614307 24-Apr-2012 13:30 Send private message

Behodar:
NZSimplicity: Wonder if 2 Degrees are planning to introduce dual sim phones into New Zealand, that would be a first wouldn't it? - afterall my dual sim phones I had to import...

I believe that Telecom offers them (through Gen-i).



My wife bought a new phone 6 months ago from the Warehouse.  it is Dual Sim and she is on 2 Degrees...

I dont think Dual Sim Phones are actively promoted as such but there are plenty out there...

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  Reply # 614310 24-Apr-2012 13:36 Send private message

NZtechfreak: I'm thinking it could be the Ascend D Quad, but maybe that's just wishful thinking as I'm very keen on the D Quad XL.

Incidentally, VinnieG which benchmarks are you referring to? The ones I've seen show it outperforming the Tegra 3.


Oh I'm referring to the GLBenchmark ones, haven't checked the Antutu ones, but the Quadrant ones on youtube, show it performing just under the 4000 mark, vs the HTC One X round 4900-5000

Tbh, I think it probably will outperform the Tegra 3.  Especially since Huawei have another month to play round, and optimise it

 

Edit: Whoops make that two months...ascend due Late June/Early July apparently




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