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Topic # 42563 7-Oct-2009 07:40
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great news the HTP is now available ..awesome..i,m off to grab one

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  Reply # 261930 7-Oct-2009 07:52
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I have a tear in my eye....

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  Reply # 261935 7-Oct-2009 08:03
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guyz: great news the HTP is now available ..awesome..i,m off to grab one


Where abouts from and how much? I can't see anything on the Telecom website about it, but that's no real surprise I guess.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 261937 7-Oct-2009 08:10
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http://store.telecom.co.nz/mobile/prepaid/htc-touch-pro2

$1499 on prepaid, normal subsidys apply





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  Reply # 261938 7-Oct-2009 08:16
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  Reply # 261943 7-Oct-2009 08:29
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oh man 6.1 - and even I was holding out for it with 6.5, guess I will keep wating then




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  Reply # 261944 7-Oct-2009 08:30
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Yeah the Windows Mobile 6.1 part does seem odd? Especially seeing Telecom's timing of listing the Touch Pro 2 coincides with the release of 6.5.

Although aren't the Touch Pro 2 and Diamond 2 both eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 6.5 anyway?

EDIT: Actually, looks more like that free upgrade is only in certain places, carriers etc - so maybe not for Telecom. I guess you could just go to XDA for a 6.5 rom, but after paying $1499 you shouldn't really have to resort to that should you?

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Reply # 261946 7-Oct-2009 08:39
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NMcPherson: oh man 6.1 - and even I was holding out for it with 6.5, guess I will keep wating then


I guess my next step is an iPhone.




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  Reply # 261948 7-Oct-2009 08:50
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Im trying to find out some more information on this, as nothing internal has been released to staff yet




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  Reply # 261950 7-Oct-2009 08:59
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Hi Guys,

From what I have been advised it is user upgradable to 6.5 and this is not dependent on carrier

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  Reply # 261952 7-Oct-2009 09:16
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The HTC Aus Website (http://www.htc.com/au/shop.aspx?id=92748) suggests their products are available through Brightpoint Aus (also have NZ operation) - might check availability of unlocked phones and pricing.



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  Reply # 261964 7-Oct-2009 09:42
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i believe the difference between the 6.1 to the 6.5 upgrade is pretty much cosmetic.

a few articles i have read to date indicate some minor fixes and more compatability.The device itself seems to contain everything i would need personally

pc world 6.5 review



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  Reply # 261966 7-Oct-2009 09:54
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Wow 1500 dollars!

Boy do they charge a lot for Pocket PC's!

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  Reply # 261968 7-Oct-2009 09:58
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guyz: i believe the difference between the 6.1 to the 6.5 upgrade is pretty much cosmetic.


I agree, it's still more than enough phone for me and certainly hasn't put me off getting one.

guyz: great news the HTP is now available ..awesome..i,m off to grab one


So, have you got yours yet then?

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  Reply # 261994 7-Oct-2009 11:35
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lol 900/2100 3G version costs only $999 in NZ through parallel importers.




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  Reply # 262208 7-Oct-2009 18:40
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I mentioned the TP2 was on it's way in another thread some time ago. I'm surprised that it didnt come with WM6.5 though? No biggie, easily fixed :) $1499 hmm not surprising as we did mention this in the other thread I started. Telstra was selling it for $1495.00. The Telstra version is available online for around $800.00 to $1000.00 so I may still consider getting a Telstra one purely on the cost!

No one else had mentioned the TP2 coming to Telecom on GZ until I did :D Took it's bloody time though.

I checked the Telecom site before i went to work this morning and it wasnt on as of 7am. I only knew it was on after someone posted in the thread below.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=39&topicid=41609

Decent discussion on there about it, but again no real surprise with the cost. The no WM6.5 is :( Why Telecom?




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