Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Watch this topic Create new topic
1 | ... | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | ... | 47
18 posts

Geek


  Reply # 963317 8-Jan-2014 15:20 Send private message quote this post

Thanks, must be going blind

4330 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 332

Trusted

  Reply # 963346 8-Jan-2014 16:12 Send private message quote this post

NzBeagle: Agreed, people who've seen this phone don't believe the price. For most, it'll do everything they need, perhaps sans 4g which is why it's not a regular for me. Perhaps that's why they're holding back, but at this price point, Nokia is the only one doing it right in NZ IMO.


...and Nokia is not doing it as right as the Moto G either.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


4330 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 332

Trusted

  Reply # 964988 11-Jan-2014 02:17 2 people support this post Send private message quote this post

So, the Moto G arrived today. Unbelievably fast service, ordered from Clove on the 7th and here on the 10th. Superb.

The phone itself is remarkable, truly stunning for the price. Utterly destroys the equivalent WP options.

Just tested USB OTG and it is very capable indeed, even does USB audio and gamepads.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


3 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 965483 12-Jan-2014 14:13 Send private message quote this post

Hi there all, 

I've noticed people have had success ordering the Moto G from Clove and Amazon, but has anyone had success ordering it direct from Motorola through their site?  
I tried a few weeks ago with my Youshop delivery address (admittedly, my first time using the service) and my order was automatically cancelled. Got a hold of one of their online help people, and was told it was cancelled because there was a problem with the address... which is odd, given that I'd just copied and pasted the address given by Youshop.

Has anyone else encountered this problem?



7212 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 539

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 965489 12-Jan-2014 14:25 Send private message quote this post

Getsu: Hi there all, 

I've noticed people have had success ordering the Moto G from Clove and Amazon, but has anyone had success ordering it direct from Motorola through their site?  
I tried a few weeks ago with my Youshop delivery address (admittedly, my first time using the service) and my order was automatically cancelled. Got a hold of one of their online help people, and was told it was cancelled because there was a problem with the address... which is odd, given that I'd just copied and pasted the address given by Youshop.

Has anyone else encountered this problem?


Yes, read through the thread, every order on the Motorola site is cancelled automatically. Order it from Clove, Amazon UK, or maybe Amazon US.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

925 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 324


  Reply # 965572 12-Jan-2014 17:23 Send private message quote this post

timmmay:
Getsu: Hi there all, 

I've noticed people have had success ordering the Moto G from Clove and Amazon, but has anyone had success ordering it direct from Motorola through their site?  
I tried a few weeks ago with my Youshop delivery address (admittedly, my first time using the service) and my order was automatically cancelled. Got a hold of one of their online help people, and was told it was cancelled because there was a problem with the address... which is odd, given that I'd just copied and pasted the address given by Youshop.

Has anyone else encountered this problem?


Yes, read through the thread, every order on the Motorola site is cancelled automatically. Order it from Clove, Amazon UK, or maybe Amazon US.


Yeah, they cancelled my order to Youshop. Amazon US is your best bet.

3 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 965595 12-Jan-2014 18:21 Send private message quote this post

wasabi2k:
timmmay:
Getsu: Hi there all, 

I've noticed people have had success ordering the Moto G from Clove and Amazon, but has anyone had success ordering it direct from Motorola through their site?  
I tried a few weeks ago with my Youshop delivery address (admittedly, my first time using the service) and my order was automatically cancelled. Got a hold of one of their online help people, and was told it was cancelled because there was a problem with the address... which is odd, given that I'd just copied and pasted the address given by Youshop.

Has anyone else encountered this problem?


Yes, read through the thread, every order on the Motorola site is cancelled automatically. Order it from Clove, Amazon UK, or maybe Amazon US.


Yeah, they cancelled my order to Youshop. Amazon US is your best bet.
    Ah I see. Thank you both, much appreciated.

3954 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 26

Trusted

  Reply # 965832 13-Jan-2014 04:33 Send private message quote this post

Purely as an academic exercise only as I don't need another phone right now I tried to order one from Amazon to be shipped to NZ.

While the item description says available to be shipped to select countries outside the US when I went to checkout it said unable to ship to your chosen destination.

Normally when Amazon indicates that an item is available to be shipped outside the US NZ usually included.

Interesting.





System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com



7212 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 539

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 965847 13-Jan-2014 07:33 Send private message quote this post

lchiu7: Purely as an academic exercise only as I don't need another phone right now I tried to order one from Amazon to be shipped to NZ.


Amazon.com? Amazon.co.uk ship it direct to NZ.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

5578 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 247

Subscriber

  Reply # 965864 13-Jan-2014 09:18 Send private message quote this post

timmmay:
lchiu7: Purely as an academic exercise only as I don't need another phone right now I tried to order one from Amazon to be shipped to NZ.


Amazon.com? Amazon.co.uk ship it direct to NZ.


For about NZ$300 plus shipping.  Amazon.com is way cheaper even using YouShop..  NZ$241 + YouShop normallyu about NZ$20




Regards,

Old3eyes



7212 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 539

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 965869 13-Jan-2014 09:25 Send private message quote this post

I got my partners from amazon uk as they had it earlier, and it was an xmas pres. No surprise the US is cheaper than the UK, it always is.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

925 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 324


  Reply # 965893 13-Jan-2014 09:38 Send private message quote this post

timmmay: I got my partners from amazon uk as they had it earlier, and it was an xmas pres. No surprise the US is cheaper than the UK, it always is.


I swapped to US as it was cheaper - ended up arriving on the 24th anyway!



7212 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 539

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 965900 13-Jan-2014 09:42 Send private message quote this post

Mine arrived a week earlier, and I really wanted to give it as a present :)




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

3954 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 26

Trusted

  Reply # 966178 13-Jan-2014 14:29 Send private message quote this post

timmmay:
lchiu7: Purely as an academic exercise only as I don't need another phone right now I tried to order one from Amazon to be shipped to NZ.


Amazon.com? Amazon.co.uk ship it direct to NZ.


Amazon.com. But I really don't need it and was intrigued why they said shipping to select countries outside US but not NZ.





System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

Watchmaker Wizard
2414 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Subscriber

  Reply # 966489 13-Jan-2014 21:53 Send private message quote this post

Total cost of a 16GB Moto G from Amazon.com via YouShop = NZ$268.

Price for the same on TradeMe = ~$400.

I've got 2 on the way via separate shipments, one for the fiancee, and if I like it, then my Note 3 goes on TradeMe and I keep the other one, if not, then I sell the MotoG.

Ordered the replacement back from elsewhere as it was cheaper, they seem to be either sold out or being almost scalped.




1 | ... | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | ... | 47
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Watch this topic Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by chevrolux on 29-Nov-2014 09:16 (80 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by Nil Einne on 29-Nov-2014 09:22 (58 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 29-Nov-2014 07:40 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by richms on 28-Nov-2014 17:57 (153 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Do Chorus Still Fit ADSL to Rural Cabinets?
Created by TLD, last reply by TLD on 28-Nov-2014 21:56 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


What the hell MyRepublic!?
Created by gished, last reply by pohutukawa on 28-Nov-2014 17:45 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


A couple of Lightbox updates...
Created by Lightbox, last reply by NZtechfreak on 27-Nov-2014 22:56 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.