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  Reply # 731114 12-Dec-2012 09:14 Send private message

I'm just annoyed the S3's that VFNZ are selling now are 2Gb, Dual Carrier (and also LTE enabled)

Instead of this crappy 1Gb non-DC one I have.

AT LEAST I HAVE FM RADIO THOUGH!

Yea. I'm clinging to that.

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  Reply # 731137 12-Dec-2012 09:42 Send private message

friendlymonkey: I have a Vodafone s3 running on 2degrees and I can't seem to get video calling to work? Have tried video calling another s3 on the 2degrees network. Both devices come up "connection failed. Cannot make video call".
Would this be due to my device not having correct settings for 2degrees.. if so what settings need changing and how do I change them?

Thanks for any help.


i've exactly same problem. it worked few times when i first got my phone since then it stopped! it was my 2D to wife's vodafone btw.

I thought 2D blocked video calls on $19 combos. probably i should check with 2degrees too.

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  Reply # 731188 12-Dec-2012 10:23 Send private message

muppet: I'm just annoyed the S3's that VFNZ are selling now are 2Gb, Dual Carrier (and also LTE enabled)

Instead of this crappy 1Gb non-DC one I have.

AT LEAST I HAVE FM RADIO THOUGH!

Yea. I'm clinging to that.

Thats the price we pay for being early adopters.
Its going to be quite some time before LTE actually takes off, DC will take its time to get across the country as well, especially in semi-rural areas such as where i live (Blenheim), so im personally not to worried about it. The galaxy S4 or even S5 will be out before ill have the chance to get some DC/LTE action Surprised

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  Reply # 731259 12-Dec-2012 11:44 Send private message

muppet: I'm just annoyed the S3's that VFNZ are selling now are 2Gb, Dual Carrier (and also LTE enabled)

Instead of this crappy 1Gb non-DC one I have.

AT LEAST I HAVE FM RADIO THOUGH!

Yea. I'm clinging to that.


Hmm, I wasn't aware that these were being sold in NZ. My understanding was that the LTE band supported on the i9350 were not compatible with what was planned for NZ. Is this a new carrier specific model that they are offering?

I've been weighing up whether I need 2GB and the big factor that is holding me back is battery life. The battery is the same one used in the i9300 and its considerably shorter. Its great having all that extra ram and 4G, but if you can barely get through a day...

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  Reply # 731264 12-Dec-2012 11:46 Send private message

muppet: I'm just annoyed the S3's that VFNZ are selling now are 2Gb, Dual Carrier (and also LTE enabled)

Instead of this crappy 1Gb non-DC one I have.

AT LEAST I HAVE FM RADIO THOUGH!

Yea. I'm clinging to that.


32GB models as well? Got a link?

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  Reply # 731268 12-Dec-2012 11:52 Send private message

muppet: I'm just annoyed the S3's that VFNZ are selling now are 2Gb, Dual Carrier (and also LTE enabled)

Instead of this crappy 1Gb non-DC one I have.

AT LEAST I HAVE FM RADIO THOUGH!

Yea. I'm clinging to that.


You forgot also running JB 4.1.1




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  Reply # 731269 12-Dec-2012 11:55 Send private message

johnr, so thats confirmation then?

Are they black, grey, or both? Are they the same as what Telstra Australia are selling or different bands for NZ?
I can't see any reference to them on the VF site (yet).

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  Reply # 731273 12-Dec-2012 12:01 Send private message

fahrenheit: johnr, so thats confirmation then?

Are they black, grey, or both? Are they the same as what Telstra Australia are selling or different bands for NZ?
I can't see any reference to them on the VF site (yet).


I have one on my desk right now picked up from Vodafone Albany store on Friday i9305

Here they are on the Vodafone NZ site

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileDetails.jsp?skuId=sku24400074&voucherCode=&selectionKey=mobile&menuKey=




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  Reply # 731280 12-Dec-2012 12:06 Send private message

^ Thanks John.

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  Reply # 731345 12-Dec-2012 13:05 Send private message

If the SIV wasn't only 4 months away, could be tempted.

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Reply # 731356 12-Dec-2012 13:13

sqlpro:
friendlymonkey: I have a Vodafo ne s3 running on 2degrees and I can't seem to get video calling to work? Have tried video calling another s3 on the 2degrees network. Both devices come up "connection failed. Cannot make video call".
Would this be due to my device not having correct settings for 2degrees.. if so what settings need changing and how do I change them?

Thanks for any help.


i've exactly same problem. it worked few times when i first got my phone since then it stopped! it was my 2D to wife's vodafone btw
.

I thought 2D blocked video calls on $19 combos. probably i should check with 2degrees too.


I was a dumb blonde.. turns out. Under call settings > call barring I had bar incoming/outgoing video calls checked. I never checked these boxes. But problem fixed now :)

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  Reply # 731357 12-Dec-2012 13:15

johnr:
fahrenheit: johnr, so thats confirmation then?

Are they black, grey, or both? Are they the same as what Telstra Australia are selling or different bands for NZ?
I can't see any reference to them on the VF site (yet).


I have one on my desk right now picked up from Vodafone Albany store on Friday i9305

Here they are on the Vodafone NZ site

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileDetails.jsp?skuId=sku24400074&voucherCode=&selectionKey=mobile&menuKey=


So gutted. An extra gb of ram would have been good. A mate has a parallel imported model with 2gb, a lot snappier and no blank home screens

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  Reply # 731400 12-Dec-2012 14:04 Send private message

friendlymonkey:
sqlpro:
friendlymonkey: I have a Vodafo ne s3 running on 2degrees and I can't seem to get video calling to work? Have tried video calling another s3 on the 2degrees network. Both devices come up "connection failed. Cannot make video call".
Would this be due to my device not having correct settings for 2degrees.. if so what settings need changing and how do I change them?

Thanks for any help.


i've exactly same problem. it worked few times when i first got my phone since then it stopped! it was my 2D to wife's vodafone btw
.

I thought 2D blocked video calls on $19 combos. probably i should check with 2degrees too.


I was a dumb blonde.. turns out. Under call settings > call barring I had bar incoming/outgoing video calls checked. I never checked these boxes. But problem fixed now :)


i dont have any of them checked but still video calls dont go thru !!

BTW when i tried to check those boxes it asking for a password!!! i dont recall setting any password! any ideas?

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  Reply # 731411 12-Dec-2012 14:25 Send private message

fahrenheit: johnr, so thats confirmation then?

Are they black, grey, or both? Are they the same as what Telstra Australia are selling or different bands for NZ?
I can't see any reference to them on the VF site (yet).


Here is 3G DC speedtest done on the S3 Dual carrier i9305 walking around the Viaduct yesterday





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  Reply # 731414 12-Dec-2012 14:28

sqlpro:
friendlymonkey:
sqlpro:
friendlymonkey: I have a Vodafo ne s3 running on 2degrees and I can't seem to get video calling to work? Have tried video calling another s3 on the 2degrees network. Both devices come up "connection failed. Cannot make video call".
Would this be due to my device not having correct settings for 2degrees.. if so what settings need changing and how do I change them?

Thanks for any help.


i've exactly same problem. it worked few times when i first got my phone since then it stopped! it was my 2D to wife's vodafone btw
.

I thought 2D blocked video calls on $19 combos. probably i should check with 2degrees too.


I was a dumb blonde.. turns out. Under call settings > call barring I had bar incoming/outgoing video calls checked. I never checked these boxes. But problem fixed now :)


i dont have any of them checked but still video calls dont go thru !!

BTW when i tried to check those boxes it asking for a password!!! i dont recall setting any password! any ideas?


I never set a password either so I tried 0000 and that worked

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