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  Reply # 146403 10-Jul-2008 21:32
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scottjpalmer: Ordered one today from phonesdirect.co.nz - should be here Tuesday

Already received a two pack of Martin Fields Overly Plus screen protectors, an 8GB microSDHC Ultra High Speed card and ordered a tuff-as-nuts.com / Nutshell black pouch with full flap with magnetic closure and belt loop which should be here early next week too

Australia are getting their stock tomorrow (of the Vodafone / Optus / NZ favourable variant, the E71-1, with the 900/2100 UMTS bands rather than the Telstra Next G favourable 850/2100 UMTS variant) - Expansys has a reasonable price


You'll love it!!!

Such a fantastic phone :D



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  Reply # 146411 10-Jul-2008 21:49
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You have one?

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 147590 13-Jul-2008 22:03
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1 more sleep . . .

It's sitting at FedEx waiting for me :-)



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  Reply # 148281 15-Jul-2008 20:42
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Got it yesterday, but it has the Asian keypad which I specifically requested it not to have (me being the fussy mutt I am)

I'm sending it back to Paul @ phonesdirect.co.nz (top bloke, very understanding of fussy custys like me) and I have ordered from Expansys AU who will hopefully deliver by week end but probably early next week



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  Reply # 148912 17-Jul-2008 16:32
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GOT IT!! Yay. Haven't played proper but I love it.

It got picked up by DHL in Melbourne at 1640 yesterday and cleared customs in Auckland at 0522 today, not too shabby.

More later . . . .

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  Reply # 148915 17-Jul-2008 16:53
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Looking forward to hearing more about it!




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Reply # 148916 17-Jul-2008 16:55
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The Nokia E71 is very nice great feel to the handset

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  Reply # 149683 20-Jul-2008 18:23
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Scott,  I brought an E71.   Great device however I am still trying to get use to the S60 OS having been a Windows Mobile user for the last 2 yrs.  Does the smart dialing feature work on your device, i.e. when you type in a name from the Home screen does it bring up a list of matching contacts?  I got mine via Phones Direct (HK model) and this feature does not work on mine.

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  Reply # 149686 20-Jul-2008 18:49
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Scott - nice phone, but it was very top-heavy feeling in the hand!

Much nicer phone in RL than  in pictures - gorgeous screen...




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  Reply # 149696 20-Jul-2008 19:53
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richarda: Scott,  I brought an E71.   Great device however I am still trying to get use to the S60 OS having been a Windows Mobile user for the last 2 yrs.  Does the smart dialing feature work on your device, i.e. when you type in a name from the Home screen does it bring up a list of matching contacts?  I got mine via Phones Direct (HK model) and this feature does not work on mine.


Hi Richard

I was the same when trying a WinMo device recently after being an S60 user for the last few years.

RE: The contacts search, yes mine works fine, great feature! (Mine is the AU model from Expansys AU)

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  Reply # 149706 20-Jul-2008 21:20
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You could always change the product code to a different area and re-flash the phone if features are not working on your current product code.




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  Reply # 149709 20-Jul-2008 21:26
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Liaise with Paul (at phonesdirect) first - he is awesome

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Scott, Will do.  thanks.  Also have you tried the Nokia Software Updater?  Even time I have tried this I get an Connection Error message saying the service is unavailable.



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  Reply # 150118 22-Jul-2008 09:58
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No I haven't yet. As far as I am aware there have been no firmware updates so no need.

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Correct, no firmware upgrades yet.




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