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Master Geek


  Reply # 729571 10-Dec-2012 10:21 Send private message

NzBeagle:
Oncop53:
dal: Anyone know if a 2 Degrees nexus 4 would have software updates slower than a google play nexus 4? Has there been any precedent in nz that might give a clue to this as far as nexus phones go? Cheer


I very much doubt that these phones are any different inside the box (other than a NZ power adapter) than the imported phones. There will not be 2degrees specific firmware.

I'll let you know when I buy one next week...


I'm very interested to see if these are differing from the play store versions.


the playstore would be 450NZD for the lowest shipping option with your freight forwarder + no tax + shipping from google to the US freight forwarder so you save $250



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 729801 10-Dec-2012 14:11 Send private message

Any local cases for the N4?

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 729870 10-Dec-2012 16:55 Send private message

motorwayne: Any local cases for the N4?


There are a few on Trade Me. Here's one http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/cases-covers/lg/auction-542199043.htm



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  Reply # 729945 10-Dec-2012 19:35 Send private message

Thanks, just grabbed one off TM. I also have some Otterbox Pursuit cases coming for family members for the summer beach action.

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  Reply # 730610 11-Dec-2012 16:27 Send private message

Has anybody already got a phone that they purchased from 2degrees or The Warehouse? I'm curious to know if it's locked to 2degrees. I'm 99% certain it isn't, but I just received an email from The Warehouse saying "Thank you for registering  2degrees Nexus 4 Smartphone on our website" which has made me curious.

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  Reply # 730613 11-Dec-2012 16:31 Send private message

bryceknz: Has anybody already got a phone that they purchased from 2degrees or The Warehouse? I'm curious to know if it's locked to 2degrees. I'm 99% certain it isn't, but I just received an email from The Warehouse saying "Thank you for registering  2degrees Nexus 4 Smartphone on our website" which has made me curious.


Nah, it wont be locked. 2ds don't lock their phones and it only says that because it comes with a 2ds sim.


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2degrees

  Reply # 730624 11-Dec-2012 16:45 Send private message

bryceknz: Has anybody already got a phone that they purchased from 2degrees or The Warehouse? I'm curious to know if it's locked to 2degrees. I'm 99% certain it isn't, but I just received an email from The Warehouse saying "Thank you for registering  2degrees Nexus 4 Smartphone on our website" which has made me curious.


Hi Bryce

I can confirm that this handset is in no way locked or even customized by 2degrees – it is a standard Nexus 4 with absolutely no changes. 

Cheers
^POB

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  Reply # 730632 11-Dec-2012 16:54 Send private message

Thanks for such a quick response! Next question:
My N4 just arrived. How long should I charge it before use? I've read many differing opinions...

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  Reply # 730633 11-Dec-2012 16:54 Send private message

bryceknz: Thanks for such a quick response! Next question:
My N4 just arrived. How long should I charge it before use? I've read many differing opinions...


Till it's charged!

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 730669 11-Dec-2012 17:26 Send private message

bryceknz: Has anybody already got a phone that they purchased from 2degrees or The Warehouse? I'm curious to know if it's locked to 2degrees. I'm 99% certain it isn't, but I just received an email from The Warehouse saying "Thank you for registering  2degrees Nexus 4 Smartphone on our website" which has made me curious.


Just got my phone a few minutes ago, never got a tracking number though..
pic and details over on the waiting for nexus 4 thread.

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Geek


  Reply # 731036 12-Dec-2012 06:07 Send private message

Just wondering does anyone know if buying the nexus 4 from 2 degree will mean we have to wait for 2 degrees to release any android updates or will we get them straight from google?

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  Reply # 731057 12-Dec-2012 08:02 Send private message

st02197: Just wondering does anyone know if buying the nexus 4 from 2 degree will mean we have to wait for 2 degrees to release any android updates or will we get them straight from google?


Read the post from 2degrees four posts before yours.
I got the latest update about 15 mins after turning the phone on for the first time.

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  Reply # 731068 12-Dec-2012 08:16 Send private message

I see the bumper is back in stock but US$20 plus freight and handling makes it a bit rich. Wonder if they will appear on ebay or TM soon?

dal

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 731120 12-Dec-2012 09:17 Send private message

Warehouse online selling 16gb for 699. 3 day delivery. Pretty solid option. Looks like LG are distributing the lions share of n4s at their price and goog only have a limited number.

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Geek


  Reply # 732177 13-Dec-2012 18:04 Send private message

My Nillkin case has arrived (finally) and I think that its definitely a nice case but not as grippy as I hoped for. I will probably go through a few cases on this device with the bumper hopefully being one of them.

Here are a few pics of the phone at its shiny new armor :)





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