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#220263 2-Aug-2017 16:02
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Thanks to Vodafone New Zealand we have two smartphones to giveaway this month! 




We will select two winners - the first one takes home the Vodafone Smart V8, the second one takes the Vodafone N8. Both are locked to Vodafone network but can be unlocked at any time.


Vodafone Smart V8


  • Android 7.1
  • 5.5" screen
  • 16MP + 8MP front camera
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • 4G 300 Mbps
  • 32 GB storage / 3GB RAM
  • Fingerprint scanner, NFC, Bluetooth

Vodafone Smart N8


  • Android 7.0
  • 5" screen
  • 13MP + 5MP front camera
  • 2400 mAh battery
  • 4G 150 Mbps
  • 16GB storage, 2GB RAM
  • Fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth



How to Enter: reply in this thread with what kind of phone you are replacing. Double entry points if you post an image of something related to network security (upload the image to Geekzone and use the BBCODE provided). Be creative here folks.


General rules: one entry per user only in our competition. Two winners will be randomly selected. Winner 1 will receive the Vodafone Smart V8, Winner 2 will receive the Vodafone Smart N8. This giveaway is open to NZ residents and closes 31st August 2017 (New Zealand time). Winners will be selected in a random draw and contacted via PM. After confirmation we will post winners' usernames in this topic. Once confirmed winners will receive the prize by mail. Winners must be registered Geekzone users by the time this competition was posted.


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  #1835859 2-Aug-2017 16:17
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Actually for my wife to replace her ancient Samsung S4!



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  #1835869 2-Aug-2017 16:37
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Want to replace my old Nokia 1100 yes still works on the Vfone GSM network.


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  #1835873 2-Aug-2017 16:41
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I'm using a Doro PhoneEasy 631



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  #1835875 2-Aug-2017 16:43
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 Mums old Nokia

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  #1835876 2-Aug-2017 16:43
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Ideally need to replace this before it stops working




As for Network Security, there is no such thing

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Master Geek

  #1835877 2-Aug-2017 16:43
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Have to replace a Galaxy S5 which did not survive a drop on kitchen tiles yesterday.

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  #1835881 2-Aug-2017 16:45
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It would be replacing my wife's iPhone 4. Yes, that's correct, an iPhone 4...




Thank you for the giveaway!


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  #1835883 2-Aug-2017 16:46
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My outdated, slow and bloated Huawei Y30 is what I would replace with should I win the New V8 or N8!

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  #1835885 2-Aug-2017 16:49
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To replace my Vodafone Smart Ultra 6, which is starting to show it's age.


Image result for mobile security cartoon

Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


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  #1835887 2-Aug-2017 16:50
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Wife had a cheap Android handset which drove her up the wall. Gave her my Lumia 520. Got dropped into water. Gave her Samsung S3. Got dropped onto concrete, screen/LCD shattered, no longer powering on. Bought an ok Huawei, shes living with it but something with decent battery, storage  and camera would make her day when at the kids school events.


No image, but rather this....


"Yesterday I changed my wifi SSID to HACK ME IF YOU CAN - today it reads CHALLENGE ACCEPTED"



XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ



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#1835889 2-Aug-2017 16:52
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I would replace my old (and crappy) Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (everything is in the "Mini" cry).


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(from Xkcd:


EDIT: change email to thumbail with a link to full image size, as the resizing in the post was not good to read the text).

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  #1835892 2-Aug-2017 16:54
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need to replace an old sony





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Wannabe Geek

  #1835906 2-Aug-2017 16:56
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Need to replace a Samsung Galaxy Ace 3. Barely functional...

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  #1835907 2-Aug-2017 16:56
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This abomination of a "smart phone" (my mums)



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  #1835914 2-Aug-2017 16:59
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Replacing a Nokia 105. The battery life is great, but it doesn't even support 3g!

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