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  Reply # 1551429 12-May-2016 12:07 Send private message quote this post

I might want a couple more of Ultras in the next month.  Let me know if you see any decent specials from a major retailer.  Would consider secondhand if anybody has decided these models are not for them, but would require proof of purchase if still under warranty.





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  Reply # 1551485 12-May-2016 13:48 Send private message quote this post

I think the price of the Galaxy S4 and the nexus 5x when on special at $290 and $350 are good buys but seems prices have gone back up. Will keep an eye on that. Super low last gens in Aus if anyone is traveling.

 

Whats the Ultra priced at now? I think they are good its just real shame they wont uprade to 6.0


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  Reply # 1551520 12-May-2016 14:18 Send private message quote this post

TeaLeaf:

 

I think the price of the Galaxy S4 and the nexus 5x when on special at $290 and $350 are good buys but seems prices have gone back up. Will keep an eye on that. Super low last gens in Aus if anyone is traveling.

 

Whats the Ultra priced at now? I think they are good its just real shame they wont uprade to 6.0

 

 

When was the 5x at $350?


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  Reply # 1552418 13-May-2016 21:34 Send private message quote this post

Dynamic:

I might want a couple more of Ultras in the next month.  Let me know if you see any decent specials from a major retailer.  Would consider secondhand if anybody has decided these models are not for them, but would require proof of purchase if still under warranty.



I've got a mint ultra about 6 weeks old that I'm considering getting rid of. It was bought as a temp phone for my mum (who was in hospital) while her phone was being repaired. Pm me if you're interested.

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  Reply # 1552542 14-May-2016 10:10 Send private message quote this post

Dynamic:

 

I might want a couple more of Ultras in the next month.  Let me know if you see any decent specials from a major retailer.  Would consider secondhand if anybody has decided these models are not for them, but would require proof of purchase if still under warranty.

 

 

Warehouse Stationery currently has the Smart Ultra 6 for $199.


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  Reply # 1552728 14-May-2016 17:58 Send private message quote this post

semigeek: Warehouse Stationery currently has the Smart Ultra 6 for $199.

 

 

Thank you for that tip!





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  Reply # 1553702 16-May-2016 20:12 Send private message quote this post

TeaLeaf:

Its not getting 6.0 is my understanding, is that correct?



Did Vodafone ever comment on this?

I'm interested in version 6, as it seems to restore the direct save to SD card functions android used to have.

Most camera apps for example can't save direct to the SD card presently.

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  Reply # 1554384 17-May-2016 20:34 Send private message quote this post

Damn, takes smaller sim than smart 6 baby brother.

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  Reply # 1554525 18-May-2016 06:14 Send private message quote this post

Semble app was just offered to me! I've had the sim for ages. Is it worth the effort? I wonder if it is accepted in the real world.

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  Reply # 1554537 18-May-2016 07:57 Send private message quote this post

kerryland: Semble app was just offered to me! I've had the sim for ages. Is it worth the effort? I wonder if it is accepted in the real world.

 

 

 

 

 

I use Semble , depends if you would rather get your card out of your wallet or just wave your phone over the terminal . Once you have it set up its there if you need it .Use semble in Countdown and other stores that have paywave


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  Reply # 1562397 30-May-2016 15:35 Send private message quote this post

Have just installed a dual band 2.4/5Ghz wifi access point and noticed that a Samsung S3 can access both bands, the Smart Ultra can only access the 2.4G.  Is this part of the spec for the Smart Ultra?  Noticed the S3 is a/b/g/n the Smart ultra is b/g/n.




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  Reply # 1562398 30-May-2016 15:37 quote this post

andynz:

 

Have just installed a dual band 2.4/5Ghz wifi access point and noticed that a Samsung S3 can access both bands, the Smart Ultra can only access the 2.4G.  Is this part of the spec for the Smart Ultra?  Noticed the S3 is a/b/g/n the Smart ultra is b/g/n.

 

 

Smart ultra and prime do not have 5GHz WiFi support, unfortunately. Expecting that to be fixed in this year's models.





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  Reply # 1562400 30-May-2016 15:39 3 people support this post Send private message quote this post

NikT:

 

andynz:

 

Have just installed a dual band 2.4/5Ghz wifi access point and noticed that a Samsung S3 can access both bands, the Smart Ultra can only access the 2.4G.  Is this part of the spec for the Smart Ultra?  Noticed the S3 is a/b/g/n the Smart ultra is b/g/n.

 

 

Smart ultra and prime do not have 5GHz WiFi support, unfortunately. Expecting that to be fixed in this year's models.

 

 

 

 

Oh well, is was only $199 :)


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  Reply # 1562403 30-May-2016 15:47 Send private message quote this post

If you use WhatsApp and find the enter key has disappeared from the keyboard on your smart prime ultra, go into the WhatsApp settings and untick 'Enter is send'...


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  Reply # 1566387 6-Jun-2016 11:35 Send private message quote this post

Does anyone know if this phone will work in the USA and Canada?

 

The 2 Degrees website says it needs to support 850MHz or 1900MHz frequencies.


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