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Topic # 30624 15-Feb-2009 21:22
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Hi guys,

I have noticed that Microsfot have launched a new deal for students and teaching staff (to get a cheap as Glofiish x610) from http://studentit.co.nz/product/item.asp?ProductItemID=13425

Does anyone know what these devices are like? - Glofiish sounds like a dodgy brand :p
Do they support UMTS?


Also on a side note; where does one get a nice smartphone from these days - already have a TyTN II but I wouldnt mind getting something new for the telecom launch later this year (pref with a QWERTY keypad :)  )


Thanks,

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  Reply # 195982 16-Feb-2009 07:56
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Glofiish is not a dogy brand in fact they are really popular elsewhere. Just because they dont market here doesnt mean they arent well known. They actually make really nice phones.

The new push for NZ is due to the fact that Acer have bought out Glofiish & Renaisance distribute Acer kit (from memory).

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  Reply # 195983 16-Feb-2009 08:02
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This is manufactured by ETEN, now Acer. It is running Windows Mobile 6, comes with builtin GPS and is GPRS only.

Nice finish, good screen, low memory but accepts microSD cards - really an entry level device. I have one used during some beta testing.







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  Reply # 196425 17-Feb-2009 23:57
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Oh ok thanks very much.
I still think I will stear clear of this - not what I am after (if you know a good place get find nice phones let me know)


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