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  Reply # 637241 7-Jun-2012 11:32
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 We're really this slow in NZ? Even Aussie got them blue phones in 16/32 before us. And we launched the S3 before they did as well. Samsung really F with us all because we have less people.



Well that's the reality of living in a small isolated country with a small market, it's not specific to Samsung.

We launched the same day as Australia did as well.

I think overall we do pretty well for our size (market and geographical). 




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  Reply # 637252 7-Jun-2012 11:45
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 We're really this slow in NZ? Even Aussie got them blue phones in 16/32 before us. And we launched the S3 before they did as well. Samsung really F with us all because we have less people.



Well that's the reality of living in a small isolated country with a small market, it's not specific to Samsung.

We launched the same day as Australia did as well.

I think overall we do pretty well for our size (market and geographical). 


its a fact, samsung galaxy SIII stock was diverted to aussie for their release, even the telco bosses from here, were in aussie for their release.. its nothing personal, just business :S


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 637255 7-Jun-2012 11:49
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nzviking:
bignicko: NZViking - If you're on.

Does your brother have any info on when NL are expecting blue 16GB pre-orders from last weekend to be available as it sounds like a lot of european (and now VF Oz) shops have stock?

Cheers if he can help.


dunno, will give him a call :) he said yesterday that there was no ETA, no ETA means a few weeks normally he said


Thanks.

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  Reply # 637256 7-Jun-2012 11:49
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nofam: 
 
Ummm. . . .It's called Commerce.  In order to recoup as much of the money outlayed on R&D as quickly as possible, you sell at a premium price to the Early Adopter market segment.


Your SIG is a bit too over killed and too long. 

:) Can you shorten it? Not that it is a problem but it just taking a big chunk on my S2 screen hehe.

Yeah I understand the commerce schnitzel way of marketing stuff. Just ranting my desperation that is all lol. Being jealous of the Aussie is not a new thing :D but at least NZ is still safer to live than over there.

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  Reply # 637263 7-Jun-2012 12:08
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nofam: 
 
Ummm. . . .It's called Commerce.  In order to recoup as much of the money outlayed on R&D as quickly as possible, you sell at a premium price to the Early Adopter market segment.


Your SIG is a bit too over killed and too long. 

:) Can you shorten it? Not that it is a problem but it just taking a big chunk on my S2 screen hehe.

Yeah I understand the commerce schnitzel way of marketing stuff. Just ranting my desperation that is all lol. Being jealous of the Aussie is not a new thing :D but at least NZ is still safer to live than over there.


Part of me actually feels safer in Aussie.

S3

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  Reply # 637274 7-Jun-2012 12:39
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nofam: 
 
Ummm. . . .It's called Commerce.  In order to recoup as much of the money outlayed on R&D as quickly as possible, you sell at a premium price to the Early Adopter market segment.


Your SIG is a bit too over killed and too long. 

:) Can you shorten it? Not that it is a problem but it just taking a big chunk on my S2 screen hehe.



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  Reply # 637286 7-Jun-2012 12:55
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avecha: 

Part of me actually feels safer in Aussie.

S3




You are actually probably right!



NZ has a much higher violent crime rate, especially child abuse, while Australia has a higher burglary rate.

Both AU/NZ are pretty much equal on homicide rate though!

Give me higher burglary over violent crime any day!

It's probably a lot different in terms of reported crime too.  The news here seems to push violent crime as all the lead stories.




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  Reply # 637297 7-Jun-2012 13:12
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Yeah sure. . . .Anything else you'd like me to do?  Move the earth 3 inches to the left? Wink


No no dont do that please. am trying to watch venus

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  Reply # 637312 7-Jun-2012 13:27
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Yeah sure. . . .Anything else you'd like me to do? ?Move the earth 3 inches to the left??Wink


No no dont do that please. am trying to watch venus

Agreed don't do that. I don't want to be closer to the Aussies :)

But thanks for removing your long signature :) *Sarcasm*

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  Reply # 637376 7-Jun-2012 15:28
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Blues being delivered in UK. Heres a good post on what the new one looks like

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27067295&postcount=1290

Still wavering over waiting. So frustrated with myself but I buy one phone every 2-3 years so I know I need to see one then decide.

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  Reply # 637381 7-Jun-2012 15:32
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MurrayM: And now Apple want to block the S3: http://www.androidguys.com/2012/06/06/apple-adds-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-to-suit-renews-complaints-with-htc/


They should change their name to Rotten Apple. And unified search infringes on Siri? Umm, S-Voice is based on Vlingo is it not? Which has been around longer than Siri. 





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  Reply # 637411 7-Jun-2012 16:29
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Ok well I have my white GS3 as of now, it's charging. Thanks to VF for making it possible, you guys ROCK.

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  Reply # 637416 7-Jun-2012 16:40
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JB Have white 16Gb SIII in stock today. Just been into St Lukes and they had about 20

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  Reply # 637420 7-Jun-2012 16:53
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networkn: Ok well I have my white GS3 as of now, it's charging. Thanks to VF for making it possible, you guys ROCK.


 

Nice!  So what did you pay in the end?




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