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#233865 7-May-2018 14:15
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Hi there, just wondering if anyone could explain, shed any light on why the LG V30 (& V30+) is not available on contract in New Zealand please?  Vodafone and Spark's answer was simply we don't sell them anymore and unless I manage to get further up the food chain It's not looking like I'll get an answer from them!

Having read consumers reviews from New Zealand, USA & UK it seems this is an absolute solid phone, breaks the Samsung/apple conversation too which I quite like.

 

It's all pointing to having to buy 1 outright but I'm so curious as to know why it's not currently available?  

 

 

 

Thank you and hope someone can enlighten me!

 

I've sincerely been unsuccessful in trying to find an answer myself so just registered on Geekzone to try another route

 

 


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  #2009242 7-May-2018 14:26
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NZ market is too small it's as simple as that

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  #2009305 7-May-2018 15:40
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Been discussed here before.  The NZ market is too small and the profit margins to narrow for retailers to stock every possible brand and model of phone, so they concentrate on a few. 

 

Just buy it outright, it's probably cheaper that way anyhow at the end of the day.  If you want to pay something off there are plenty of hire purchase options out there (GE Money Q card etc). Then you just hook up to whatever provider/plan you want. 

 

 

 

   





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  #2009320 7-May-2018 16:06
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i love my V20, sadly i'm not enough to sway the market to actually wanting non samsung iphone devices...





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  #2009355 7-May-2018 16:29
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scuwp:

 

Been discussed here before.  The NZ market is too small and the profit margins to narrow for retailers to stock every possible brand and model of phone, so they concentrate on a few. 

 

 

Although limited across all NZ telcos, Spark and 2-Degrees offer significantly more brand options than Vodafone.


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