Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1419 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 269

Subscriber

Topic # 235945 10-May-2018 23:42
Send private message

Looking at the deal here:

 

https://www.spark.co.nz/shop/mobile/phones/samsung-galaxy-s9-1.html?intfree=24m

 

And wondering whether anyone call fill me in on the make/model of the television that is being thrown in for free.





Laptop: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)
Desktop: iMac (27-inch, 2017)
Smartphone: iPhone Xs Max 256GB 'Space Grey'
Additional devices: Unifi Security Gateway, Unifi Switch, Unifi AP AC HD, Unifi Cloud Key, Apple TV 4K 64GB
Services: iCloud, YouTube Premium, Wordpress, Skinny

 


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
4010 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2300

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013690 10-May-2018 23:46
Send private message

We know make is Samsung no idea on model sorry

John

2091 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 220

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 2013691 10-May-2018 23:55
Send private message

Possibly the Samsung UA43MU6100SXNZ model?

Their website says it’s valued at $1199. Noel Leeming and JB have it for $1147 and $1097 respectively. Seems to be about the only new 43” TV you can buy anyway.

I don’t know for sure, just making an educated guess.




MacBook Pro 13" w/ Touch Bar (2017) | iPad Pro 10.5 Wi-Fi 128GB (Space Grey) | iPhone 8 Plus 64GB (Product RED) | HomePod (Space Grey) | Apple TV 4K | Apple TV (4th Generation) | Apple Watch Series 4 44mm (Space Grey)


 
 
 
 




1419 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 269

Subscriber

  Reply # 2013692 11-May-2018 00:11
Send private message

corksta: Possibly the Samsung UA43MU6100SXNZ model?

Their website says it’s valued at $1199. Noel Leeming and JB have it for $1147 and $1097 respectively. Seems to be about the only new 43” TV you can buy anyway.

I don’t know for sure, just making an educated guess.

 

That was my original guess to since it was the closest to the price mentioned on the website. It looks like a good deal since I'm looking at replacing my television, the Samsung is running Tizen with the latest updating having come through this year, and the reviews have been all good given that primary application I'd be using is the YouTube one so the question is whether it supports wifi networks on the 5Ghz frequency. I'll have a chat tomorrow with Spark on the situation.





Laptop: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)
Desktop: iMac (27-inch, 2017)
Smartphone: iPhone Xs Max 256GB 'Space Grey'
Additional devices: Unifi Security Gateway, Unifi Switch, Unifi AP AC HD, Unifi Cloud Key, Apple TV 4K 64GB
Services: iCloud, YouTube Premium, Wordpress, Skinny

 


3151 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 807

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013810 11-May-2018 09:15
Send private message

http://www.samsung.com/nz/tvs/fhdtv-m5500/UA43M5500ASXNZ/

 

It will be this, the last samsung tv offer with phone was the very low end 32".  Was not even full HD.  I would not expect them to give you anything higher than an HD tv


644 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 50

Trusted

  Reply # 2013843 11-May-2018 09:46
Send private message

Thats quite a good deal really!





The little things make the biggest difference.

18883 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5434

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013853 11-May-2018 10:01
One person supports this post
Send private message

It's an awesome deal. 

 

 


407 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 147


  Reply # 2013857 11-May-2018 10:08
Send private message

A credit to the value of the tv on the phone would be a better deal.

18883 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5434

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013884 11-May-2018 10:42
Send private message

Dial111: A credit to the value of the tv on the phone would be a better deal.

 

No, because it's a marketing thing. You have a Samsung Phone, and a TV, next appliance or electronic you buy will be a .... Samsung.. Maybe. 

 

Also the interaction between your phone and tv enhances the experience of both.

 

 


1801 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 413

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 2013886 11-May-2018 10:44
One person supports this post
Send private message

Which means Samsung is overstocked on this model and looking to clear the channel. the real unit price of the tv must be closer to the equivalent of an average phone credit.

 

 

 

wow

 

 





________

 

Antonios K

 

 

 

Click to see full size


18883 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5434

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013892 11-May-2018 10:55
Send private message

antoniosk:

 

Which means Samsung is overstocked on this model and looking to clear the channel. the real unit price of the tv must be closer to the equivalent of an average phone credit.

 

 

 

wow

 

 

 

 

So? Why do you care? It's still a great deal. If VF or Samsung would do this deal outside of Spark, I'd very seriously consider it. 

 

 


114 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 64


  Reply # 2013975 11-May-2018 12:08
Send private message

So as long as you're going to pay for a $60 or more plan per month and you're looking at buying a S9+ it's a great deal. Equates to a minimum payment of $123.66 per month when you factor the cost of the phone over 24months too.

 

So yeah means the TV must be going for the $300ish mark wholesale (not that you'd ever get it at that price retail!)


3151 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 807

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2013996 11-May-2018 12:48
Send private message

When they did this for the note 8 last year via 2degrees and noels (about a month after the release) they forgot to put "for purchases between xxx & xxxx" so anyone that had already purchased a note 8 (including pre orders) from noels or 2degrees could also legally claim one.

 

 

 

I pre-ordered my note 8 from 2degrees and got a free tv after pointing out that no where in the t&c's did it have a date range.  They did fix it a few days after I pointed it out however.  The TV made a great early xmas present for a mate :)


298 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 24

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 2014041 11-May-2018 13:44
Send private message

I ordered a phone on Wed via our Spark business rep.

 

 

The phone arrived Thurs, and the TV arrived this morning. Great service as usual

 

 

I can confirm that the model is: UA43M5500AS

407 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 147


  Reply # 2014056 11-May-2018 13:55
One person supports this post
Send private message

networkn:

Dial111: A credit to the value of the tv on the phone would be a better deal.


No, because it's a marketing thing. You have a Samsung Phone, and a TV, next appliance or electronic you buy will be a .... Samsung.. Maybe. 


Also the interaction between your phone and tv enhances the experience of both.


 


No, it wouldn't be. My next purchase would be subject to my needs not because I have a TV and phone by Samsung.

Spark gave me a $500 dollar credit on my iPhone, they have done a deal like this before hence why I said a better deal would be a credit towards the phone.

407 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 147


  Reply # 2014057 11-May-2018 14:01
Send private message

networkn:

antoniosk:


Which means Samsung is overstocked on this model and looking to clear the channel. the real unit price of the tv must be closer to the equivalent of an average phone credit.


 


wow


 



So? Why do you care? It's still a great deal. If VF or Samsung would do this deal outside of Spark, I'd very seriously consider it. 


 



It's not a bad deal, but it's definitely not a deal I would consider that's for sure.

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.