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  Reply # 725492 1-Dec-2012 13:21 Send private message

Sweet - took your advice and purchased from einfo.co.nz too, should arrive early next week! :)

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Reply # 726466 3-Dec-2012 21:21 Send private message

WTF!!!

Who saw the Galaxy Note 2 tv advert?? was on about 5mins ago!

But its STILL not available in stores & no phone provider will say boo! Grrrr

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  Reply # 726928 4-Dec-2012 16:23 Send private message

pinkbellbird: WTF!!!

Who saw the Galaxy Note 2 tv advert?? was on about 5mins ago!

But its STILL not available in stores & no phone provider will say boo! Grrrr


I wouldn't want it from a mobile provider... you'll need to flash it with a custom ROM to get all their garbage off it (Vodafone load screen or whatever, Warriors updates, Stuff app, Herald app, other stuff I don't want being randomly installed as phone updates).

On top of that, you pay a higher price for it- around $200 more for the S3 a few months ago- so you're essentially paying for spam and bloatware you didn't ask for and can't uninstall without installing a custom ROM. 

For a phone like this, I'd rather use the manufacturer's ROM and updates. But that's just me being paranoid.

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  Reply # 727039 4-Dec-2012 19:25 Send private message

pinkbellbird: WTF!!!

Who saw the Galaxy Note 2 tv advert?? was on about 5mins ago!

But its STILL not available in stores & no phone provider will say boo! Grrrr


They havent said anything but they're not trying very hard to hide it... Telecom and 2degrees will both have it



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  Reply # 727069 4-Dec-2012 20:40 Send private message

Any day now . . .

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  Reply # 727089 4-Dec-2012 21:30 Send private message

scottjpalmer: Any day now . . .


NZ launch event was tonight, so expect announcements anytime. It was in the Dick Smith flyer tonight too...




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  Reply # 727106 4-Dec-2012 22:08 Send private message

NZtechfreak:
scottjpalmer: Any day now . . .


NZ launch event was tonight, so expect announcements anytime. It was in the Dick Smith flyer tonight too...


correct and if you check the stock availability at DSE it shows in stock at most of the stores around AKL. Selling at $999.




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  Reply # 727164 5-Dec-2012 06:36 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss:
pinkbellbird: WTF!!!

Who saw the Galaxy Note 2 tv advert?? was on about 5mins ago!

But its STILL not available in stores & no phone provider will say boo! Grrrr


They haven't said anything but they're not trying very hard to hide it... Telecom and 2Degrees will both have it



Both have it??

Ive talked with Telecom & Vodafone & get the brush off, got the brush off AGAIN yesterday even!

Telecom said they 'WILL have it but watch this space'

Like to know if these stores actually hold stock???????

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  Reply # 727171 5-Dec-2012 07:26 Send private message

Now available at noel leeming too

http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/mobile-cellular-phones-cellphones/2degrees/2degrees-smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-ii-grey-2degrees-smartphone/prod120150.html






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  Reply # 727330 5-Dec-2012 11:29 Send private message

pinkbellbird:
P1n3apqlExpr3ss:
pinkbellbird: WTF!!!

Who saw the Galaxy Note 2 tv advert?? was on about 5mins ago!

But its STILL not available in stores & no phone provider will say boo! Grrrr


They haven't said anything but they're not trying very hard to hide it... Telecom and 2Degrees will both have it



Both have it??

Ive talked with Telecom & Vodafone & get the brush off, got the brush off AGAIN yesterday even!

Telecom said they 'WILL have it but watch this space'

Like to know if these stores actually hold stock???????


Telecom posted a video on their YouTube channel yesterday showing lockscreen security I think it was. And 2degrees leak came thanks to an update to the Snapper application. Plus it's starting to show up on retailer's websites



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  Reply # 727464 5-Dec-2012 15:20 Send private message

I have the 2degrees one. NO bloatware at all. Yussss.

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  Reply # 727465 5-Dec-2012 15:27 Send private message

Did you pay $1049 or it? Or are there plan prices out now?



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  Reply # 727488 5-Dec-2012 16:05 Send private message

Purchased outright

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  Reply # 727490 5-Dec-2012 16:06 Send private message

scottjpalmer: Purchased outright


Sucker Tongue Out

edit: where do you get it from? it is not available online...







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  Reply # 727494 5-Dec-2012 16:21 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
scottjpalmer: Purchased outright


Sucker Tongue Out

edit: where do you get it from? it is not available online...


In response to both, I know someone that knows someone that knows someone.

I haven't bought a phone on contract yet . . .

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