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  Reply # 1042384 12-May-2014 15:32
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nakedmolerat: Did you get Ultra or Ultra II?


There is no Ultra II yet. This is a chance to get a huge phone at a reasonable price and if workable then will jump at Ultra II ASAP.

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  Reply # 1042385 12-May-2014 15:32
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it got announced in June last year, haven't read about any rumors, but there may be a successor pretty soon?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1042386 12-May-2014 15:33
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myndlyz: it got announced in June last year, haven't read about any rumors, but there may be a successor pretty soon?


Yeah maybe, hope so, as above :-)

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  Reply # 1048729 20-May-2014 12:19
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Got it. Love it. CP12 Power Cover is great too.

Touchwiz is so horrible in comparison!

Seamless upgrade out of the box
14.2.A.1.136 to 14.3.A.0.681 to 14.3.A.0.757

Stoked.

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Reply # 1053451 26-May-2014 11:36
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Tempted as well!!!

If you don't mind me asking, where did you get yours from? Currently deciding between Clove & Mobile Station...

Wow.. coming from a Note 3, would you say its on par or better? Been reading a lot about it also watching reviews, the size is not a problem for me but had these questions in my mind every time I try to cloick the Buy button :(



Is the camera really that bad as reviewers claim? Never use flash anyways but IQ still no good?

And the loudspeaker performance.. how good or bad is it?

The pencil as a stylus.. how practical and easy to use (compared to note 3 awesomeness)

Main.. Battery Life just by itself (no CP12)

Would be great if you could let me know from your experience so far :) Enjoy!

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  Reply # 1054707 28-May-2014 06:39
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jpanwala: Tempted as well!!!

If you don't mind me asking, where did you get yours from? Currently deciding between Clove & Mobile Station...

Wow.. coming from a Note 3, would you say its on par or better? Been reading a lot about it also watching reviews, the size is not a problem for me but had these questions in my mind every time I try to cloick the Buy button :(



Is the camera really that bad as reviewers claim? Never use flash anyways but IQ still no good?

And the loudspeaker performance.. how good or bad is it?

The pencil as a stylus.. how practical and easy to use (compared to note 3 awesomeness)

Main.. Battery Life just by itself (no CP12)

Would be great if you could let me know from your experience so far :) Enjoy!


Hi.

I got mine from Kogan. Took a week despite their site predicting 2 or more.

I prefer to Note 3 due to screen size and cleaner Android experience.

In good natural light the camera is fine but not so much in low light. Gut feel, not as good as Note 3.

Used speakerphone fine a few times.

Battery life similar to Note 3.

I love it but it is certainly a unique device. The screen is fantastic!

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  Reply # 1054710 28-May-2014 07:23
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I've had one (a C6833 black) for about a week now. The firmware's great, much smoother than my old Samsung and the battery life seems better as well (haven't charged it in 2.5 days and it's still at 45%). Bit too big though. It fits in my pocket but restricts movement slightly (harder to tie my shoelaces mostly).

Might sell it soon and go back to something slightly smaller.

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  Reply # 1054898 28-May-2014 11:11
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Thanks guys!

@scottjpalmer: Whats your experience like with Kogan i.e. if you've purchased from them before are they really good lets say if things go wrong somewhere?
And whats the originating country or CSC for the Z Ultra? i.e. hong kong import or genuine AU/UK? Just comparing with Clove...

 

Also if you don't mind, how much did it end up costing with GST+IETF fee (if applicable) PM me if you like :-)

Cheers!

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  Reply # 1055198 28-May-2014 15:53
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jpanwala: Thanks guys!

@scottjpalmer: Whats your experience like with Kogan i.e. if you've purchased from them before are they really good lets say if things go wrong somewhere?
And whats the originating country or CSC for the Z Ultra? i.e. hong kong import or genuine AU/UK? Just comparing with Clove...
Also if you don't mind, how much did it end up costing with GST+IETF fee (if applicable) PM me if you like :-)

Cheers!


Never dealt with them before but their CS people were helpful.

Chinese variant but no issues with that.

About $580 after customs took their chunk.

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  Reply # 1058266 2-Jun-2014 21:48
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myndlyz: Looks like Sony is teasing a new phone

Could be the Z2 Ultra...

http://www.xperiablog.net/2014/06/02/sony-teases-the-next-big-thing-could-it-be-the-xperia-z-ultra-successor/


Exciting! Loving mine, can't wait to upgrade! Thanks.

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  Reply # 1058444 3-Jun-2014 11:51
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Got mine day before, absolutely love it!!! Match made! :)

A bit heartbroken with the tweet (as a recent buyer of the ZU) but yeah cant wait for a Z2 U..

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  Reply # 1058816 3-Jun-2014 20:11
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Turns out the phone Sony was teasing was this:

http://www.xperiablog.net/2014/06/03/xperia-t3-announced-5-3-inches-1-4-ghz-quad-core-2500mah-battery/

Also, I saw a tweet from a guy who knows his Sony stuff and he said there is no Z2 Ultra.

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  Reply # 1069045 19-Jun-2014 09:33
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Is anyone keen on a CP12 Power Cover bargain?

Great product but doesn't suit my use case.

As new with box, magnetic charge cable, etc.

Only used for a few days.

$130 to your door.

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  Reply # 1076668 29-Jun-2014 19:58
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Just ordered another Z ultra for the mrs! :)

This phone is awesome!!! 

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