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  #264034 15-Oct-2009 09:28
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Doesn't recognise my T7373 :(

Damager

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  #264137 15-Oct-2009 19:59
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fillup: Doesn't recognise my T7373 :(


I'm betting that Parallel Imported get their TP2s from Hong Kong. That would mean you would have to wait until the Asian ROM is released perhaps.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

 
 
 
 


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  #265122 19-Oct-2009 19:11
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Well.. in the end i decided the Telecom TP2 was too expensive for me and i didnt want to go on a 2 year contract with a high monthly fee to get an abysmal rebate.

I've decided to get the Telstra model at a cheaper cost and with 12 month warranty from a NZ agent. Once it's shipped over, I'll flash it to the generic rom, to get rid of the silly Telstra rubbish on it.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

cdoughty
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  #265421 20-Oct-2009 19:02
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Who in Aus are you getting the TP2 from?

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  #265436 20-Oct-2009 19:56
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cdoughty: Who in Aus are you getting the TP2 from?


Well there's heaps here:

http://shop.ebay.com.au/i.html?_trksid=m194&_dmpt=AU_Mobile_Phones&LH_PrefLoc=1&_fln=1&_nkw=t7381&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1150

Good prices, but you need to consider the below:

Exchange rate
Australia only Warranty (naturally)
Expensive shipping rates around $60AU for Fedex, or $50.00AU Courier Express International, and many wont ship overseas also.
12.5% Import tax


Lots of hassles, you could still get a good deal after all that but having to send the phone back to Aussie for a warranty repair isnt practical.

Found a aussie trader on trademe with excellent feedback and who has a NZ repair agent for warranty issues. He pays the shipping and the import tax as well.

stickman1982 is who i bought from.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

cdoughty
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  #265834 21-Oct-2009 22:02
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hi, would let us know how you get on and if you experience any problems.

cdoughty
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  #266514 24-Oct-2009 08:24
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Hi is any one using 2degrees? they have $2.00 sim cards and very competitive rates

 
 
 
 


Damager

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  #266515 24-Oct-2009 08:30
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cdoughty: hi, would let us know how you get on and if you experience any problems.


Will do.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

Damager

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  #266516 24-Oct-2009 08:32
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cdoughty: Hi is any one using 2degrees? they have $2.00 sim cards and very competitive rates


What's this question have to do with this thread?

Might be best to repost your question in the actual 2Degrees forum.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

cdoughty
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  #266521 24-Oct-2009 09:14
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can the htc tp2 t7373 or t7381 be used on the 2degrees network? as opposed to telecom

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  #266523 24-Oct-2009 09:26
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cdoughty: can the htc tp2 t7373 or t7381 be used on the 2degrees network? as opposed to telecom


Most new handsets these days are Quad Band GSM.

2Degrees is currently running on a GSM network, so both models will work fine.

Next year i believe 2Degrees will run a 3G 2100 network.

T7373 is 900/2100 3G
T7381 is 850/2100 3G

so therefore both will work fine on 2Degrees now and when their 3G is running :-)





- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

Damager

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  #268874 31-Oct-2009 20:22
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Well folks..

Got my Telstra (eww) Touch Pro 2, and now that i have it, I love it!. First thing I did was to install a custom bootloader, so I can wipe the horrible telstra rom and flash a new rom, specifically the new WM6.5 Europe Rom. Had a prepaid XT sim already, which was popped in and was up and running pretty much immediately and making the most of XT's network :-). The only thing I needed to adjust specifically was set the Internet APN and that was it.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  #268891 31-Oct-2009 22:03
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/me got a HTC Touch Pro 2.

A bit on the heavy side, but I am surprised how much responsive to finger it is, compared with the HTC Diamond. The keyboard is really nice - I like it lots.

The screen is nice, as all those WVGA ones are. I was a bit worried about HTC customisation on top of Windows Mobile, but so far menus and other things seem to be all skinned so not a big deal.

In terms of speed it's really nice - I thought it would be a bit slow but actually is quite responsive.

Battery life was a surprise too, since I expected it to last a day or less with push e-mail on, but it's going well for a day and something. Haven't used it heavily as I normally do when travelling (Twikini, Googles Maps, email a lot when out and about).

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Damager

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  #268892 31-Oct-2009 22:06
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c71931f: hmm..
Might also get one as stickman1982 has dropped the price about $200 since the most recent purchase of a Touch Pro 2 going by his feedback


Ahh, that's the T7373 model you're looking at.

I specifically asked him to create an auction for the T7381 model, which is what he did.

T7373 - 900/2100 3G Generic Model
T7381 - 850/2100 3G - Telstra/Telecom XT/AT&T Model.

The T7381 model is the one you need to use on XT.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

Damager

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  #268894 31-Oct-2009 22:10
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freitasm: /me got a HTC Touch Pro 2.

A bit on the heavy side, but I am surprised how much responsive to finger it is, compared with the HTC Diamond. The keyboard is really nice - I like it lots.

The screen is nice, as all those WVGA ones are. I was a bit worried about HTC customisation on top of Windows Mobile, but so far menus and other things seem to be all skinned so not a big deal.

In terms of speed it's really nice - I thought it would be a bit slow but actually is quite responsive.

Battery life was a surprise too, since I expected it to last a day or less with push e-mail on, but it's going well for a day and something. Haven't used it heavily as I normally do when travelling (Twikini, Googles Maps, email a lot when out and about).

More later.


The TP2 was always going to be my next phone after my Titan. I agree it is a bit on the heavy side and everything else you've said. The Telstra model i bought was horrible with customizations that couldnt be removed without a firmware change. I've now got the generic rom which is identical to Telecom's model so I'm happy now.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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